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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Er \Er\ n.
     the chemical symbol for {erbium}, a rare earth element. It
     has atomic number 68 and an atomic weight of 167.26.
  
     Syn: erbium.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]



From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  -er \-er\
     .
  
     1. [AS. -ere; akin to L. -arius.] The termination of many
        English words, denoting the agent; -- applied either to
        men or things; as in hater, farmer, heater, grater. At the
        end of names of places, -er signifies a man of the place;
        as, Londoner, i. e., London man.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. [AS. -ra; akin to G. -er, Icel. -are, -re, Goth. -iza,
        -?za, L. -ior, Gr. ?, Skr. -[imac]yas.] A suffix used to
        form the comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs; as,
        warmer, sooner, lat(e)er, earl(y)ier.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  Er
       n 1: a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs
            with yttrium [syn: {erbium}, {atomic number 68}]
       2: a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to
          provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate
          medical treatment [syn: {emergency room}]

From Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (Version 1.9, June 2002) [vera]:

  ER
       Externer Rechner (T-Online)
       
       

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03) [foldoc]:

  ER
       
          {Entity-Relationship}
       
       

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03) [foldoc]:

  er
       
           The {country code} for Eritrea.
       
          (1999-01-27)
       
       

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) [hitchcock]:

  Er, watchman
  

















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