Rem vs Reim - What's the difference?

rem | reim |


As nouns the difference between rem and reim

is that rem is obstacle while reim is (south africa) a strip of oxhide, deprived of hair and made pliable, used for twisting into ropes, etc.

rem

English

(rapid eye movement)

Alternative forms

* * (rare) rem

Etymology 1

From the initial letters of rapid eye movement.

Noun

(-)
  • rapid eye movement
  • Derived terms
    * REM sleep

    Etymology 2

    Shortened from remaining.

    Noun

    (-)
  • remaining time: In music, the time remaining in a track.
  • Etymology 3

    Shortened from remark.

    Noun

    (-)
  • (computing) A programming language statement used for documentation (in BASIC for example); also used in DOS batch files.
  • Etymology 4

    Shortened from rare earth metal.

    Noun

    (-)
  • (chemistry) rare earth metal(s).
  • Anagrams

    *

    reim

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (South Africa) A strip of oxhide, deprived of hair and made pliable, used for twisting into ropes, etc.
  • (Simmonds)
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