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noun as in cap

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These TAMs do more damage than just feeding the tumors—they turn off T-cells and B-cells, so they no longer see the enemy.

He mixed a bunch of cancer cells and TAMs in a petri dish, and then he added some “magic dust”—a mix of bacteria-derived toxin and another immune-boosting compound called interferon gamma.

There were jokes at the expense of “American treasure Tam Honks,” er Tom Hanks.

Each Som Tam vendor makes the salad with a personal touch (and ratio of ingredients), so you rarely eat the same dish twice.

Its Perfect G&T, made with Mt. Tam gin, pays homage to local landmark Mount Tamalpais.

After leaving a San Francisco bar, Tam McGlinchey straddled his bike and headed home.

He was out with his best friend, Lisa Tam, who said wasn't planning on doing any shopping.

Hinc sequitur nimirum, vt pruinosa sit, & tam ventosa, sed flatu non nisi fer 72 algido.

Priests attend upon the goddess, and female dancers display their talent before her, accompanied by the loud music of the tam-tam.

"That was a hell o' a narrow shave," quietly observed Tam Donaldson, as they panted together, and tried to collect themselves.

"Ye'll never lift that bit, Tam," said Jamie, as four of them tore at the block which lay upon his leg.

"We'll never be able to beat the maisters," said Tam Donaldson, when the cloud first appeared upon the industrial horizon.


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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tam, such as: beret, beanie, bonnet, fez, pillbox, and skullcap.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.