Associations to the word «Rem»

Wiktionary

REM, noun. Rapid eye movement
REM, noun. Remaining time: In music, the time remaining in a track.
REM, noun. (computing) A programming language statement used for documentation (in BASIC for example); also used in DOS batch files.
REM, noun. (chemistry) rare earth metal(s).
REM, noun. Rapid eye movement, a sleep state.
REM, noun. A dose of absorbed radiation equivalent to one roentgen of X-rays or gamma rays
REM, noun. (computing) A remark; a programming language statement used for documentation (in BASIC for example); also used in DOS batch files.
REM, noun. (knitting) remaining
REM OUT, verb. (programming) To temporarily disable a section of source code by converting it into a comment.
REM REBOUND, noun. The increase in frequency, duration and depth of REM sleep after periods of sleep deprivation.
REM SLEEP, noun. The stage of sleep during which most brain activity and dreams occur, characterised by rapid eye movement (REM).

Dictionary definition

REM, noun. A recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep.
REM, noun. (Roentgen Equivalent Man) the dosage of ionizing radiation that will cause the same amount of injury to human tissue as 1 roentgen of X-rays.

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery