Associations to the word «Er»


ER, interjection. (UK) Said when hesitating in speech.
ER, verb. (informal) To utter the word "er" when hesitating in speech, found almost exclusively in the phrase um and er.
ER, symbol. (element symbol) Symbol for erbium.
ER, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Eritrea.
ER, abbreviation. Abbreviation of w:Elizabeth Regina.
ER, abbreviation. (baseball) The statistic "Earned Run"; a run that was scored without the aid of an error by the fielding team that is charged to the pitcher responsible for allowing the runner that scored to reach base.
ER, abbreviation. (biology) Abbreviation of endoplasmic reticulum.
ER, abbreviation. (computing) Abbreviation of wikipedia:entity-relationship diagram.
ER, abbreviation. (computing) Abbreviation of wikipedia:entity-relationship model.
ER, abbreviation. (medicine) Abbreviation of emergency room.
ER DIAGRAM, noun. An entity-relationship diagram; a specialized (usually dynamic) chart that illustrates the relationships between entities in a database, using a specific set of database-specific symbols.
ER DIAGRAMS, noun. Plural of ER diagram

Dictionary definition

ER, noun. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium.
ER, noun. A room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment.

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