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EMU

abbr.
1. also emu electromagnetic unit
2. European Monetary Union

e·mu

 (ē′myo͞o)
n.
A large, flightless Australian bird (Dromaius novaehollandiae) that has shaggy brown plumage and is raised for its meat, oil, and leather.

[Portuguese ema, rhea.]

emu

(ˈiːmjuː)
n
(Animals) a large Australian flightless bird, Dromaius novaehollandiae, similar to the ostrich but with three-toed feet and grey or brown plumage: order Casuariiformes. See also ratite
[C17: changed from Portuguese ema ostrich, from Arabic Na-`amah ostrich]

EMU

abbreviation for
1. (Economics) European Monetary Union
2. (Economics) Economic and Monetary Union
3. (General Physics) See e.m.u.

e•mu

(ˈi myu)

n., pl. e•mus.
a large, flightless, ratite bird, Dromaius (Dromiceius) novaehollandiae, of Australia, resembling the ostrich.
[1605–15; ultimately < Portuguese ema cassowary]

EMU

1.

Also, emu.

electromagnetic unit.
2. European Monetary Union.

e·mu

(ē′myo͞o)
A large, flightless Australian bird related to and resembling the ostrich but smaller in size.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emu - any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
capacitance unit - a measure of the capacity of a circuit component to store charge
charge unit, quantity unit - a measure of the quantity of electricity (determined by the amount of an electric current and the time for which it flows)
conductance unit - a measure of a material's ability to conduct an electrical charge
current unit - a measure of the amount of electric charge flowing past a circuit point at a specific time
elastance unit - the reciprocal of capacitance
field strength unit - an electromagnetic unit of magnetic intensity
flux density unit - a measure of the amount of flux per unit of cross sectional area
inductance unit - a measure of the property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it
light unit - a measure of the visible electromagnetic radiation
magnetomotive force unit - a unit of measurement of magnetomotive force
potential unit - a measure of the potential energy of a unit charge at a given point in a circuit relative to a reference point (ground)
power unit - a measure of electric power
radioactivity unit - a measure of radioactivity
resistance unit - the reciprocal of conductance
2.emu - large Australian flightless bird similar to the ostrich but smalleremu - large Australian flightless bird similar to the ostrich but smaller
flightless bird, ratite, ratite bird - flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds
Dromaius, genus Dromaius - a genus of birds in the order Casuariiformes
Translations
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EMU

N ABBR =economic and monetary unionUME f, UEM f

emu

[ˈiːmjuː] Nemú m

EMU

[ˈiːmjuː] n abbr (=European Monetary Union) → UME f

emu

[ˈiːmjuː] [emu] (pl) n (= bird) → émeu m

EMU

abbr of European Monetary UnionEWU nt

emu

nEmu m

emu

[ˈiːmjuː] nemù m inv

emu

(ˈiːmjuː) noun
a type of Australian bird which cannot fly.