Associations to the word «Prom»
PROM, noun. (British) a promenade concert
PROM, noun. (British) (abbreviation) promenade
PROM, noun. (US) a formal ball held at a college near the end of the academic year
PROM, noun. (electronics) programmable read-only memory: A PROM chip can be programmed one or more times (depending on the type) and generally cannot be re-programmed without special equipment. Once programmed and installed in a device, it functions as a read-only chip (as if it had been hard-wired to function that way.)
PROM KING, noun. (US) In colleges and high schools, a young man, chosen by his peers, to "reign" over the school's prom and related activities. May reign alongside a prom queen.
PROM QUEEN, noun. (US) In colleges and high schools, a young woman, chosen by her peers, to "reign" over the school's prom and related activities. May reign alongside a prom king.
PROM, noun. A formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year.
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