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1. also emu electromagnetic unit
2. European Monetary Union
A large, flightless Australian bird (Dromaius novaehollandiae) that has shaggy brown plumage and is raised for its meat, oil, and leather.
[Portuguese ema, rhea.]
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(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]
1. (Economics) European Monetary Union
2. (Economics) Economic and Monetary Union
3. (General Physics) See e.m.u.
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n., pl. e•mus.
a large, flightless, ratite bird, Dromaius (Dromiceius) novaehollandiae, of Australia, resembling the ostrich.
[1605–15; ultimately < Portuguese ema cassowary]
Also, emu.electromagnetic unit.
2. European Monetary Union.
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A large, flightless Australian bird related to and resembling the ostrich but smaller in size.
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|Noun||1.||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 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
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طائِر أسْترالي لا يَطير
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emu[ˈiːmjuː] n → emù m inv
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a type of Australian bird which cannot fly. emoe طائِر أسْترالي لا يَطير ему avestruz emu der Emu emu εμούemú emu ایمو emu émeuאמו एक तरह की आस्ट्रेलियाई चिड़िया जो उड़ नहीं सकती है emu, australski kazuar emu (madár) burung emu emúi emù エミュー 에뮤(오스트레일리아에 사는 타조 비슷한 새) emu emu burung emu emoeemuemu سیالی avestruz emu эму emu emu emu emu นกอีมู emu 鴯鶓(澳大利亞一種不能飛的鳥) ему آسٹریلیا کا ایک بے پرواز پرندہ đà điểu Úc 鹂鹊，鸸鹋（一种澳大利亚的不能飞的鸟）
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