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Meaning of REM

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (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
  2. [n]  a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of Rapid Eye Movements during sleep

REM is a 3 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: paradoxical sleep, rapid eye movement, rapid eye movement sleep, REM sleep
 See Also: radioactivity unit, sleep, slumber



Computing Dictionary

(From "remark") The keyword used in basic to introduce a comment (which continues to the end of the line). ms-dos probably borrowed it from basic. Might be used in the form "REM out" meaning to comment out.