a unit for measuring the width of printed matter, equal to the height of the type size being used
short for them, especially in informal use.
variant spelling of en-, en- assimilated before b, p (as in emblazon, emplacement).
(added to nouns) forming verbs meaning ‘put into or on’
another term for em rule.
a long dash used in punctuation
(1879–1970), English novelist and literary critic; full name Edward Morgan Forster. His novels, several of which have been made into films, include A Room with a View (1908) and A Passage to India (1924)
a fast-moving story or film of which gunfire is a dominant feature
hands up! (spoken by a person threatening someone else with a gun)
a poker game in which players compose their hands from cards dealt to them combined with community cards dealt face up and shared among them
a form of poker in which each player is dealt two cards face down and combines these with any of five community cards to make the best available five-card hand