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BAM

abbr.
1. Bachelor of Applied Mathematics
2. Bachelor of Arts in Music

bam

 (băm)
interj. Slang
1. Used to indicate the sound of a blow or a collision.
2. Used to indicate a sudden or unexpected occurrence.

[Imitative.]

bam

(bæm)
n
a hoax, deception, cheating
vb
to hoax, trick, cheat
interj
an interjection imitating the noise made by an impact
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bam - an ancient city in southeastern Iran; destroyed by an earthquake in 2003
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
2.bam - a sudden very loud noisebam - a sudden very loud noise    
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
water hammer - the banging sound of steam in pipes
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