Definitions for: Ma
[n] a master's degree in arts and sciences
[n] a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
[n] informal terms for a mother
[n] one thousandth of an ampere
Webster (1913) Definition: Ma (m[aum]), n. [Cf. Mamma.]
1. A child's word for mother.
2. [Hind.] In Oriental countries, a respectful form of
address given to a woman; mother. --Balfour (Cyc. of
Ma, conj. [It.] (Mus.)
But; -- used in cautionary phrases; as, ``Vivace, ma non
troppo presto'' (i. e., lively, but not too quick). --Moore
(Encyc. of Music).
Synonyms: AM, Artium Magister, Bay State, mama, mamma, mammy, Massachusetts, Master of Arts, mater, milliampere, mom, momma, mommy, mum, mummy, Old Colony
See Also: A, American state, amp, ampere, Beantown, Berkshire Hills, Berkshires, Boston, Cambridge, Cape Ann, Cape Cod, capital of Massachusetts, Charles, Charles River, Concord, current unit, female parent, Gloucester, Housatonic, Housatonic River, Hub of the Universe, Lexington, Lexington and Concord, master's degree, Medford, Merrimack, Merrimack River, mother, New England, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Salem, Springfield, Worcester
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