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AFM

American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada

A labor union for North American musicians. It lobbies and negotiates contracts for better pay and working conditions. It also attempts to protect copyrights for musicians' intellectual property. It was established in 1896 by members of the American Federation of Labor (now the AFL-CIO).

Amman Financial Market

A securities exchange in Jordan. It was established in 1976 and traded in stocks, government and corporate bonds, and negotiable certificates of deposit, among other securities. It was the only exchange in Jordan and was replaced by the Amman Stock Exchange in 1999.
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Prior to AFM, another Asian country "went Hollywood" when a large delegation from Thailand, led by Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya, headed to Los Angeles to promote the country as a film location and organized a "Thai Night" party in Santa Monica.
Besides its potential as a DNA sequencer, Wickramasinghe says, the electrified AFM tip could also be a "nano inkjet printer.
Y2K,'' produced by PM Entertainment, has a simple tagline - ``Man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of life'' - because AFM films need to be easily understood by foreign audiences.
For a better understanding of AFM, we can break it down into three basic elements: the machine tool, the fixture, and the abrasive media.
Vanessa Shapiro, EVP of Sales for MarVista Entertainment, said AFM has been "pretty consistent in delivering the same level of buyers, but of course we always hope more people will attend, especially the Europeans.
Quate of Stanford University, who coinvented the AFM in 1986.
The fundraising letter asks for contributions of $450, $225, $90 or $45 to help AFM lobby for passage of its marriage amendment.
In 2000, Veeco added to its AFM technologies with the purchase of certain assets from IBM's AFM operations (see IBO 3/31/00).
AFM is the result of an unprecedented collaboration by the Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) and the Mexican Avocado Producers and Packers (APEAM), to combine resources with the goal of growing the category and propelling the Avocados From Mexico brand.
The upcoming AFM will be held October 31 through November 7 at its usual Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel location.
For instance, once the gold jumped to the nickel, the team asked their model what would happen if they slowly began lifting the AFM tip away from the newly formed gold junction.