ER

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Emergency room

ER stands for emergency room, which is a medical facility in a hospital. It specializes in the care of patients that require immediate attention.

The emergency room helps all sorts of people that suffer from a variety of ailments, such as head injuries, broken arms, and serious burns. The emergency room operates 24 hours a day as people don't ever take a break from getting hurt. ER was also the title of the popular and long-running medical drama on NBC, which ran from 1994 to 2009.

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"She passed out and was unconscious so we called and ambulance and they took her to the ER.
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ER means emergency room

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Last Updated: July 29, 2016

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Earned runs

A baseball statistic that is used to keep track of the amount of earned runs a pitcher has allowed.

An earned run is a run that the pitcher has given up that wasn't a result of a fielding error caused by a defensive player. The ERA stat signifies how many earned runs a pitcher has given up for every nine innings, which is the length of a standard baseball game.

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"He pitched a CG, gave up 1ER and still lost!"

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Last Updated: October 15, 2014

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Employer

An abbreviation for employer that commonly appears in the payroll world; commonly seen when describing a tax type, like Social Security; similar to the ee abbreviation for "employee."

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"I had to redo the sheet because I filled out the spaces for the er instead of the ee."

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Last Updated: February 11, 2015

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