tom
noun Etymology: Tom, nickname for Thomas Date: 1762 1. the male of various animals: as a. tomcat b. a male turkey 2. capitalized Uncle Tom 2

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  • Tom — puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Personas 2 Personajes 3 Libros y películas 4 Otros 5 Véase …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tom — (Morse Code: ) is an abbreviated version of the given name Thomas or Tomas. It can also stand as a given name alone. In Hebrew, however, Tom means innocence , so in some cases Tom can be a female name as well.Tom or TOM may also refer to:* Tom… …   Wikipedia

  • TOM — bezeichnet den Familiennamen von Kiana Tom (* 1965), US amerikanische Schauspielerin Nicholle Tom (* 1978), US amerikanische Schauspielerin als Kurzform von Thomas die Vornamen von ©Tom, deutscher Cartoonist, mit bürgerlichem Namen Thomas Körner… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tom — bezeichnet geografisch: Tom (Fluss), einen Fluss in Westsibirien Tom (Georgia), ein Ort in den Vereinigten Staaten Tom (Oklahoma), ein Ort in den Vereinigten Staaten Tom als Name ist eine Kurzform des Vornamens Thomas ist im englischsprachigen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tom — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tom — /tom/, n., v., Tommed, Tomming. n. 1. See Uncle Tom. 2. a male given name, form of Thomas. v.i. 3. (often l.c.) to act like an Uncle Tom. * * * (as used in expressions) Clancy Tom Clark Tom Cruise Tom Hanks Tom Kilburn Tom Mboya Tom Mix Tom… …   Universalium

  • tom — /tom/, n. 1. the male of various animals, as the turkey. 2. a tomcat. [1755 65; generic use of TOM] * * * (as used in expressions) Clancy Tom Clark Tom Cruise Tom Hanks Tom Kilburn Tom Mboya Tom Mix Tom Stoppard Sir Tom Watson Tom Wolfe Tom * * * …   Universalium

  • tom — TOM, tomuri, s.n. Fiecare dintre părţile unei lucrări, ale unei opere de proporţii mai întinse, formând adesea o unitate independentă şi purtând, de cele mai multe ori, un număr de ordine; volum. Tomul doi. ♦ p. gener. Carte, operă, lucrare. –… …   Dicționar Român

  • Tom — familiar shortening of masc. proper name THOMAS (Cf. Thomas), used by late 14c. as a type of a nickname for a common man. Applied 17c. as a nickname for several exceptionally large bells. Short for Uncle Tom in the sense of black man regarded as… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tom — s. m. 1. Cada uma das diferenças que se notam nas vozes ou nos sons. 2. Modo de falar. 3.  [Figurado] Força, vigor. 4. Jaez, laia. 5. Semelhança, visos. 6. Teor, sentido. 7. Moda. 8.  [Botânica] Funcho de porco, brinça. 9.  [Música] Intervalo… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • tom — [täm] n. [< Tom, dim. of THOMAS1, esp. infl. by TOMCAT, earlier Tom the Cat ( c. 1760): cf. similar use of JACK] the male of some animals, esp. of the cat adj. male [a tom turkey]: Sometimes used in compounds, occasionally with derived senses …   English World dictionary

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