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Dictionary Definition

tum n : an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion [syn: stomach, tummy, breadbasket]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

tum (plural: tums)
  1. shortened form for tummy

Latin

Adverb

tum
  1. then
    Tum Cornelia sedet in horto. - Then Cornelia sits in the garden.

Synonyms

Swedish

Noun

tum
  1. inch; a measure of length

Usage notes

At least three different lengths can be intended: before 1855 it corresponded to 24.74 mm (also known as verktum); between 1855 and 1889 it was 29.69 mm (decimaltum). Today it mainly refers to imperial inches (engelsk tum), i.e. 25.40 mm.

Volapük

Number

tum

Extensive Definition

Tum or tum can refer to:
tum in German: TUM
tum in Esperanto: TUM
tum in Italian: TUM
tum in Kölsch: TUM (Watt ėßß datt?)
tum in Sicilian: TUM
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