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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
طائِر أسْترالي لا يَطير
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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.
References in classic literature ?
I observe in Burchell's travels in South Africa, that he remarks, "Having killed a male ostrich, and the feathers being dirty, it was said by the Hottentots to be a nest bird." I understand that the male emu in the Zoological Gardens takes charge of the nest: this habit, therefore, is common to the family.
Captain Sturt, [11] when descending the Murrumbidgee, in Australia, saw two emus in the act of swimming.
Dobrizhoffer [17] long ago was aware of there being two kinds of ostriches, he says, "You must know, moreover, that Emus differ in size and habits in different tracts of land; for those that inhabit the plains of Buenos Ayres and Tucuman are larger, and have black, white and grey feathers; those near to the Strait of Magellan are smaller and more beautiful, for their white feathers are tipped with black at the extremity, and their black ones in like manner terminate in white."
However, when the EMU effect is split off, the effect for non-EMU currency unions rises to .71, while the EMU effect is now estimated to be large, positive, and significant, with a point estimate of .46 implying that EMU entry expands exports by ([e.sup..46] - 1 [approximately equal to]) 58%.1 (5,16) In addition, observe that including pair fixed effects also lowers the effect of RTAs, from 1.0 to .37; the decline is comparable after separating out the EMU effect.
Something about emus: Indigenous knowledge of emus from Western Arnhem Land Murray Garde (ed.) April 2017 ISBN: 9781922059970 (pbk) ISBN: 9781922059048 (pdf) RRP: $39.95
One large 15cm emu egg is the equivalent of 12 hen's eggs and they are now on sale at some Waitrose stores.
Even though emus are tall, many resources say that emus do not require a lot of leg space, despite the more the merrier attitude of the emu.
The current prospective study was undertaken to diagnose the causes of mortality in emu birds brought for necropsy from different emu farms during the period from January' 2010 to November' 2012.
Thus, the institutional design for EMU had features similar to that of a gold-standard regime.
EMU circulation scheduling is one of the key factors that influence the EMU utilization efficiency.
Topical use is just one of the many ways one can benefit from emu oil since it is a natural "trans-dermal carrier," according to the company.