tum n : an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion [syn: stomach, tummy, breadbasket]
- Rhymes: -ʌm
- Tum Cornelia sedet in horto. - Then Cornelia sits in the garden.
- inch; a measure of length
Usage notesAt 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.
Tum or tum can refer to:
- Technische Universität München (Technical University of Munich)
- Atum, an Egyptian god.
- Ra, an Egyptian god.
- tum, Tumbuka language (ISO 639-2 language code)
- The Tum ethnic group of Laos
- Tum, Ethiopia
- Rigoberta Menchú Tum, 1992 Nobel Peace Prize laureate
- The singular of Tums, an antacid/calcium supplement use for helping with acid indigestion, heartburn, and sour stomach
tum in German: TUM
tum in Esperanto: TUM
tum in Italian: TUM
tum in Kölsch: TUM (Watt ėßß datt?)
tum in Sicilian: TUM