[ US /ˌeɪˈɛm/ ]
  1. before noon
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How To Use a.m. In A Sentence

  • Hence it became necessary to distinguish one from the other _by name_, and thus the notation from midnight gave rise, as I have remarked in one of my papers on Chaucer, to the English idiomatic phrase "of the clock;" or the reckoning of the clock, commencing at midnight, as distinguished from Roman equinoctial hours, commencing at six o'clock A.M. This was what Ben Jonson was meaning by attainment of majority at _six o'clock_, and not, as PROFESSOR DE M.RGAN supposes, "probably a certain sunrise. Notes and Queries, Number 214, December 3, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.
  • The schedule shows the last tender as being at 3 a.m., with a warning that passengers will be responsible for any expense occurred by failing to re-embark before the set time for departure.
  • The explosion occurred at 5.30 a.m.
  • I packed and did laundry and stewed and fussed and worried until 1 a.m. but I think we're back on track.
  • He rose at 7 a.m.,rehearsed all day and appeared in a play at night.
  • The House began sitting at 3 p.m./rose at 2 a.m.
  • At 10 a.m., the car rally was flagged off from the park, and the colourful caravan, on its way, attracted people lazing around in their homes.
  • 10: 15 a.m. - We head to the tailgate party for the 1,600 Pats fans that signed up for the trip.
  • The deadline for the unprecedented revote is 11 a.m. today. Houston Chronicle
  • I got in morning before at 4 a.m., so it was tough to acclimate. A conversation with Joe Eldridge: Racing to win with a message
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