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COMCommercial (Internet top level domain)
COMCommon
COMCommunications
COMCommand (File Name Extension)
COMComponent Object Model (Microsoft)
COMComponent Oriented Middleware
COMComplete (railroads)
COMCommunity
COMCost of Money (finance)
COMCustomer's Own Material
COMCommercial
COMChange of Mission
COMCommander (US DoD)
COMCollege of Communication (Boston University)
COMCollege of Medicine
COMCenter Of Mass
COMCustomer Operations Manager
COMCommittee of Management
COMCommittee
COMCommon Object Model
COMChief of Mission
COMChief Of Maintenance
COMComedy Central (cable network)
COMComedy
COMComoros (ISO Country code)
COMChain of Memories (Kingdom Hearts video game)
COMCommission On Ministry
COMClinical Operations Manager
COMCommunicate
COMCost Of Manufacture
COMCouncil on Ministries
COMCenter for Optics Manufacturing
COMConsequence Management
COMCollege of Marin
COMCabinet of Ministers
COMCommodore
COMCollege of the Mainland (Texas City, Texas)
COMCouncil of Management (UK)
COMCaptain of Marines
COMContamination Monitor
COMComma
COMCreepy Old Man
COMColloidal Organic Matter
COMCollege of Osteopathic Medicine
COMComputer Output Microfiche
COMContinuous Opacity Monitor (environment)
COMChronic Otitis Media
COMCount on Me
COMCommutator (part of an electric motor)
COMContrat d'Objectifs et de Moyens (French: Contract Objectives and Means)
COMCollectivité d'Outre-Mer (French: Overseas Communities)
COMCookie of the Month (various companies)
COMCalcium Oxalate Monohydrate
COMCulture, Organization and Management
COMComite Olimpico Mexicano (Mexican olympic participation agency)
COMCentre d'Océanologie de Marseille (French: Oceanology Center of Marseilles; Marseilles, France)
COMChosen of Mystra (gaming)
COMCampers on Mission
COMComputer Output Microfilm
COMCentre of Motion
COMCorporate Online Management
COMContinuation of Message
COMComponent Object Model
COMCenter Operator Manual
COMComputing
COMComputer on Module
COMCommunication Port
COMCommand
COMCompany Operations Manual
COMCouncil of Mages (game)
COMContinuation Of Message (ATMF)
COMComponent Object Module
COMCrown of Might (game)
COMCorporal of Marines
COMColonel of Marines
COMCírculo de Oficiales de Mar (Argentina)
COMCouncil On Ministry (United Methodist Church)
COMCommissioned Officers Mess
COMCoal-Oil Mixture
COMCommodity Options Market
COMCollection Operations Management
COMComputer Operations Manual
COMCentral Office Module
COMCoupling-Of-Mode
COMCommission on Overseas Mission
COMCockpit Operating Manual
COMConventiei Organizatiilor de Media (Romanian)
COMCharacter-Oriented Message
COMCowl of Mortality (gaming)
COMChange Order Master
COMCountry of Origin Minimum Check (city/airport code)
COMCommissary Operating Manual
COMChurch of Miho (Megatokyo religion)
COMCustomer's Own Merchandise
COMCrystallographic Orientation Matrix
COMClient-Owned Material
COMComputer-Output Microfilm/Microform
References in classic literature ?
Admitting that we ought to try the novel and absurd experiment in politics of tying up the hands of government from offensive war founded upon reasons of state, yet certainly we ought not to disable it from guarding the community against the ambition or enmity of other nations.
To extend its power further, in EXCLUSION of the authority of the Union, would be to take the resources of the community out of those hands which stood in need of them for the public welfare, in order to put them into other hands which could have no just or proper occasion for them.
As to the line of separation between external and internal taxes, this would leave to the States, at a rough computation, the command of two thirds of the resources of the community to defray from a tenth to a twentieth part of its expenses; and to the Union, one third of the resources of the community, to defray from nine tenths to nineteen twentieths of its expenses.
"Is that so?" cried the Moral Sentiment of the Community, with sudden animation.
Thus I believe it has been with social insects: a slight modification of structure, or instinct, correlated with the sterile condition of certain members of the community, has been advantageous to the community: consequently the fertile males and females of the same community flourished, and transmitted to their fertile offspring a tendency to produce sterile members having the same modification.
I may digress by adding, that if the smaller workers had been the most useful to the community, and those males and females had been continually selected, which produced more and more of the smaller workers, until all the workers had come to be in this condition; we should then have had a species of ant with neuters very nearly in the same condition with those of Myrmica.
With these facts before me, I believe that natural selection, by acting on the fertile parents, could form a species which should regularly produce neuters, either all of large size with one form of jaw, or all of small size with jaws having a widely different structure; or lastly, and this is our climax of difficulty, one set of workers of one size and structure, and simultaneously another set of workers of a different size and structure;--a graduated series having been first formed, as in the case of the driver ant, and then the extreme forms, from being the most useful to the community, having been produced in greater and greater numbers through the natural selection of the parents which generated them; until none with an intermediate structure were produced.
I do not mean that the adult Martians are unnecessarily or intentionally cruel to the young, but theirs is a hard and pitiless struggle for existence upon a dying planet, the natural resources of which have dwindled to a point where the support of each additional life means an added tax upon the community into which it is thrown.
The result of such a catastrophe would mean no children in the community for another five years.
The community of which the green Martians with whom my lot was cast formed a part was composed of some thirty thousand souls.
Wherever one of our brickmakers has gone in the South, we find that he has something to contribute to the well-being of the community into which he has gone; something that has made the community feel that, in a degree, it is indebted to him, and perhaps, to a certain extent, dependent upon him.
The supplying of them to the people in the community has had the same effect as the supplying of bricks, and the man who learns at Tuskegee to build and repair wagons and carts is regarded as a benefactor by both races in the community where he goes.
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