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Er

The symbol for erbium.

ER

abbr.
emergency room

er

 (ûr)
interj.
Used to express hesitation or uncertainty.
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er

(ə; ɜː)
interj
(Phonetics & Phonology) a sound made when hesitating in speech

er

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Eritrea

Er

the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) erbium

ER

abbreviation for
1. (Medicine) (in the US) Emergency Room (in hospitals)
2. Elizabeth Regina
3. (Historical Terms) Eduardus Rex
[Latin: Queen Elizabeth]
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er

(ə, ər)

interj.
(used to express or represent a pause, hesitation, uncertainty, etc.)

ER

1. efficiency report.
2. emergency room.

Er


Chem. Symbol.
erbium.

-er1

,
a noun-forming suffix, added to nouns to form words designating persons from the object of their occupation or labor (hatter; moonshiner; roofer), or from their place of origin or abode (Icelander; southerner), or designating persons or things from some special characteristic or circumstance (double-decker; fourth-grader; tanker; teenager). When added to verbs, -er1 forms nouns denoting a person, animal or thing that performs or is used in performing the action of the verb ( baker; eye-opener; fertilizer; pointer; teacher).
Compare -ier 1, -yer.
[Middle English -er(e), representing Old English -ere agentive suffix (c. Old High German -āri, Gothic -areis < Germanic *-arjaz < Latin -ārius -ary) and Old English -ware, forming ethnonyms (as Rōmware Romans), c. Old High German -āri < Germanic *-warioz people]

-er2

,
a noun suffix occurring in loanwords from French in the Middle English period, most often names of occupations (butcher; carpenter; grocer; mariner; officer), but also other nouns (corner; danger; primer).
[Middle English < Anglo-French -er, Old French -ier < Latin -ārius, -ārium. compare -ary, -eer, -ier2]

-er3

,
a termination of nouns denoting action or process, occurring orig. and predominantly in loanwords from French or Anglo-French: dinner; rejoinder; remainder.
[< Anglo-French or Old French, orig. infinitive suffix -er, -re]

-er4

,
a suffix regularly used in forming the comparative degree of adjectives: harder; smaller.
[Middle English -er(e), -re, Old English -ra, -re; c. German -er]

-er5

,
a suffix regularly used in forming the comparative degree of adverbs: faster.
[Middle English -er(e), -re, Old English -or; c. Old High German -or]

-er6

,
a formative appearing in verbs having frequentative meaning: flicker; flutter; shiver; shudder.
[Middle English; Old English -r-; c. German -(e)r-]

-er7

,
Chiefly Brit. a suffix that creates informal or jocular mutations of more neutral words, which are typically clipped to a single syllable before application of the suffix, and sometimes subjected to other phonetic alterations: bed-sitter; fresher; rugger; soccer. Compare -ers.
[probably modeled on nonagentive uses of -er1; said to have first become current in University College, Oxford, 1875–80]

E.R.

emergency room.
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Er

The symbol for erbium.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ER - a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth groupEr - a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
fergusonite - a dark mineral consisting of oxides of yttrium and erbium and tantalum and other minerals
gadolinite, ytterbite - a mineral that is a source of rare earths; consists of silicates of iron and beryllium and cerium and yttrium and erbium
2.ER - a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatmentER - a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment
hospital room - a room in a hospital for the care of patients
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Translations

er

[ɜː] EXCL (in hesitation) → esto (Sp), este (LAm)
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er

[ˈɜːr] excleuh
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ER

abbr emergency room. V. room.
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ADAM17 works in association with the tyrosine kinase receptor EGFR firstly by shedding most of its ligands, including AREG, HB-EGF, TNF-[alpha], EPGN (epigen), and EREG (epiregulin) [18], resulting in activation of EGFR.
An opinion poll taken by an independent statistician and researcher Ereg said " for Wadani 53%, Kulmiye ruling party 42%, 5%" Wadani party will win with landslide victory hopefully unless the result rigged.
For example, the following genes exhibited statistically significant (P<05) modulation early in Zone I and late in Zone II: CDH5, PECAM-1, SERPINF1, TGFBR1, Endothelial cell growth factor-1 (Ecgfl), Endothelial PAS domain protein-1 (Epasl), Epiregulin (Ereg), Interleukin 12a (1112a), Integrin aV (Itgav), Nudix-type motif 6n (Nudt6), and Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member-12 (Tnfsfl2).
Application for TIN using the the electronic registration (eReg) system is already in place, so employees shall be registered at the RDO where the employer is registered or at the local RDO of the business address where the large taxpayer is located.
Khalif Ahmed Ereg, Somalia's national security minister, said possible targets include medical and educational institutions.