ism ism  /ˈɪ zəm/


  • (n) a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school


  1. Silverism Tasker Lowndes Oddie, Senator from Nevada, is Chairman of the special Senate Committee on Gold and Silver inquiry.
  2. It is an ism whose time has come, or returned; and though no ism lasts too long in America, this one appears likely to have an extended run.
  3. This belief gives Shi'ism a strong messianic cast, to which Khomeini appeals when he promises to expel Western influence and to turn Iran into a pure Islamic society.


  1. BBDO, Atmosphere Proximity Win N.A. Emirates Airline

    BBDO New York and Atmosphere Proximity have won Emirates Airline’s North American business, replacing Boston firm ISM which  worked with the marketer for about 10 years. The Omnicom agency beat other shops including Grey, DDB and JWT in a review for the account, sources said. BBDO, which previously had a 40-year working relationship with Delta, works for Emirates overseas through offices like ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: AdWeek

  2. NXP Achieves Breakthrough Noise Figure Performance With Extreme Broadband Amplifiers

    NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the availability of a new family of extreme-broadband amplifiers, applicable for CATV, broadcast TV, satellite systems and general ISM applications – the BGA3012, BGA3015 and BGA3018.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: DigitalBroadcastingcom


  1. "I haven't been back since I left," Hurdle said. "That sounds like a Yogi-ism."
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Clint Hurdle Source: ESPN

  2. "We reject Talibanization, we reject Mullah-ism," Asma Jehangir, a prominent Pakistani rights activist, told the rally.
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Asma Jehangir Source: Washington Post

  3. "Malcolm Turnbull showed courage, Peter Garrett has displayed a pathetic me too-ism, and he is demonstrating every day that he doesn't have the credentials to be a strong minister," Mr Howard said.
    on Oct 8, 2007 By: John Howard Source: The Australian

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