FM (disambiguation)


FM (disambiguation)

FM can refer to:

In science and technology

* Frequency modulation, the carrying of information over an electromagnetic wave by varying its frequency. Its most common applications are:
** FM broadcasting, used primarily to broadcast music and speech at VHF frequencies
** FM band, frequency band used for FM broadcasting.
** Frequency modulation synthesis, a sound-generation technique popularized by early digital music synthesizers
* Fm, the chemical symbol for fermium
* Ferrous metal, any ferromagnetic metal (iron, nickel, cobalt, neodymium, or praseodymium)
* Fathom, a marine unit of length
* fm, the symbol for femtometre, an SI unit of length (also known as the "fermi")
* .fm, country-code top-level domain (ccTLD) of the Federated States of Micronesia
* FM Towns, one of a line of personal computers by Fujitsu
* Titanium tetrachloride, a chemical found in some smoke screens
* Formula Mazda, SCCA Class designation FM

People

* FM Einheit, German musician, ex-member of Einstürzende Neubauten
* F.M. Dostoevsky, prominent Russian writer of the 19th century
* FM-2030, a transhumanist philosopher

Titles

* A Federal Magistrate in the Federal Magistrates' Court of Australia
* Finance minister
* First Minister
* Football manager, a synonym for coach
* Foreign Minister
* FIDE Master, a title awarded by the world chess governing body

Places

* Fargo-Moorhead, a metropolitan area comprising Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, United States (more commonly abbreviated "F-M")
* Federated States of Micronesia: ISO 3166-1 country code, FIPS PUB 10-4 territory code, and postal code
* Flower Mound, Texas, a city in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

chools

* Franklin & Marshall, also known as "F&M", a private liberal arts college in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
* Fayetteville-Manlius, a public K-12 school system in metropolitan Syracuse, New York

Businesses and organizations

* Fannie Mae, a colloquial name for the United States' Federal National Mortgage Association
* Freddie Mac, a similar colloquialism for the United States' Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
* FM Global, a company that specializes in property protection by providing insurance and risk management services
* Fairbanks-Morse, an historic American and Canadian manufacturer of industrial weighing scales
* Shanghai Airlines (IATA airline designator)
* Future Movement, a Lebanese political party

In entertainment

* FM (movie), a 1978 film
* F.M. (book), a book by Boris Akunin on Fyodor Dostoevsky
* "Fifteen Minutes Magazine", a weekly publication of the "Harvard Crimson"

In music

* Fm, the musical minor chord F minor
* "FM (No Static At All)", a song by Steely Dan
* FM (soundtrack), the original soundtrack to the film
* "FM" (short for "frequent mutilation"), a song by The Slits
* FM Records, a record label

Musical artists

* Flogging Molly, an Irish American Irish punk band
* Fort Minor, a side project by Linkin Park member Mike Shinoda
* FM (Canadian band), a Canadian progressive rock band
* FM (British band), a British AOR/hard rock band
* FM Einheit, a German musician and ex-member of Einstürzende Neubauten
* Five Musicians
* Far East Movement, an Asian American band based in Los Angeles, California
* Fireball Ministry, a hard rock band

In gaming

* Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories, a video game based on the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga and anime series
* "Football Manager", a football management computer games series
* "Forza Motorsport" and "Forza Motorsport 2", automobile racing games similar to the "Gran Turismo" series
* FM Planet, a fictional planet in the video game "Megaman Star Force"

Other uses

* Female
* US Army Field Manuals, in U.S. Army parlance
* Facility management
* Farm to Market Road (sometimes written "F-t-M"), a state or county road which connects rural and agricultural areas to market towns. Abbreviated "FM" in Texas, United States
* Fibromyalgia, a chronic syndrome

ee also

* F&M


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