HyperDic: bam

English > 2 senses of the word Bam / bam:
NOUNlocationBaman ancient city in southeastern Iran
eventbam, bang, clap, eruption, blasta sudden very loud noise
Bam / bam > pronunciation
RhymesAbraham ... yam: 73 rhymes with aem...
English > Bam: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAn ancient city in southeastern Iran; destroyed by an earthquake in 2003.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofIran, Islamic Republic of Iran, PersiaA theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia
English > bam: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA sudden very loud noise.
Synonymsbang, clap, eruption, blast
Narrowerwater hammerThe banging sound of steam in pipes
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishestallido, explosión

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