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APTAmerican Public Television
APTAdvanced Package Tool (Linux)
APTAdvanced Persistent Threat (intelligence security)
APTAssociation for the Prevention of Torture
APTArbitrage Pricing Theory
APTAssociation for Preservation Technology
APTArtist Pension Trust
APTAsia-Pacific Telecommunity
APTAdvances in Psychiatric Treatment
APTAlabama Public Television
APTAdvanced Power Technology (Richardson Electronics)
APTAlliance for Public Technology
APTAutomatic Picture Transmission
APTAmmonium Paratungstate (tungsten refining)
APTAsset Protection Trust
APTAlliance of Professional Tattooists
APTAutorisation Provisoire de Travail (French: Temporary Work Permit)
APTAttached Proton Test (chemistry)
APTAssociation of Polysomnographic Technologists
APTAccelerator Production of Tritium
APTAutomatically Programmed Tool
APTAdministrative, Professional and Technical (staff)
APTAddress Pass Through
APTAdvanced Platform Technology
APTAutomated Pit Trading
APTAccelerated Pavement Test
APTApartamiento (apartment; postcode use, Puerto Rico)
APTAmerican Players Theater (Spring Green, WI)
APTApplied Potential Tomography
APTAutomatic Public Toilet
APTAutomatic Photometric Telescope
APTAdvanced Photoscale Technology (Brother)
APTAccelerated Planning Technique
APTAircrew Procedures Trainer
APTAmide Proton Transfer
APTAlliance for Photonic Technology
APTA Practical Transit-Mapping Service
APTAssociation of Pensioneer Trustees
APTAquaculture Production Technology, Ltd (Israel)
APTAtomic Polar Tensor
APTAcquisition Pointing and Tracking
APTAssociation for Public Transportation, Inc
APTAdvanced Pirate Technology
APTAdvanced Plume Treatment
APTArranged Passenger Transport
APTAnalytic Perturbation Theory
APTAutomatic Programming of Tools
APTAlliance for Productive Technology (insurance, SEMCI)
APTApplication Productivity Tool
APTAir Passenger Tariff
APTAdvanced Personnel Testing
APTAssociation of Professional Tattooists
APTAmerican Pneumatic Tool, Inc. (Gardena, California)
APTAsia Pacific Transport Pty Ltd (Australian rail-building consortium)
APTAir Passenger Terminal
APTAdvanced Predictive Technology
APTActive Process Table
APTAmerican Phone Terrorists
APTAssociated Pharmacists and Toxicologists
APTAwaiting Pilot Training (US Air Force)
APTAdvanced Power Technologies Center (multi-university consortium)
APTAmerican Portable Telecommunications
APTAntarctic Passenger Terminal (New Zealand)
APTAdaptive Phase Tracking
APTAutomatic Program Tool
APTAT&T Pre-Paid Technology (pre-paid long distance, wireless, etc)
APTActive Pulse Train
APTAugmented Programming Training
APTAnnular Proton Telescope
APTAll-Purpose Tire
APTAutomatic Picture Test
APTAcademy for Power & Transportation
APTAnnual Planning Table
APTAspirin Provocation Test
APTAdvanced Personnel Training
APTAunis Poker Tour (France)
APTAutomatic Progression Trunk
APTAll-Purpose Terminal
APTAdaptive Polling Technique
APTAdvanced Passive Technology (BMDO)
APTAirborne Pointing & Tracking
APTAll Purpose Tape
APTAcoustic Proficiency Trainer
APTAlumprecipitated Toxoid
APTAutomatic Parameter Test
APTAutomatic Planning and Technology
APTAccident Prevention Team
APTAbuse Prevention Training (various organizations)
APTAccounting Production Transfers (oil & gas)
APTAzienda Promozione Turistica (Italian: Tourist Promotion Company)
APTAdvanced Passenger Train
References in classic literature ?
He came clattering up to the school-door with an invitation to Ichabod to attend a merry - making or "quilting-frolic," to be held that evening at Mynheer Van Tassel's; and having, delivered his message with that air of importance and effort at fine language which a negro is apt to display on petty embassies of the kind, he dashed over the brook, and was seen scampering, away up the Hollow, full of the importance and hurry of his mission.
And I have noticed another thing: that as the short tale grows into the long tale, the original intention (or motif) is apt to get abolished and find itself superseded by a quite different one.
Neither have I forgotten how apt some travellers are to boast of extraordinary favours they have received.
It will be forgotten, on the one hand, that jealousy is the usual concomitant of love, and that the noble enthusiasm of liberty is apt to be infected with a spirit of narrow and illiberal distrust.
The first is, that the convention must have enjoyed, in a very singular degree, an exemption from the pestilential influence of party animosities the disease most incident to deliberative bodies, and most apt to contaminate their proceedings.
The consequence is numberless disputes and conflicts between them and the bee hunters: and often a party of the latter, returning, laden with rich spoil, from one of their forays, are apt to be waylaid by the native lords of the soil; their honey to be seized, their harness cut to pieces, and themselves left to find their way home the best way they can, happy to escape with no greater personal harm than a sound rib-roasting.
One is apt, I believe, to connect assurance of manner with coquetry, and to expect that an impudent address will naturally attend an impudent mind; at least I was myself prepared for an improper degree of confidence in Lady Susan; but her countenance is absolutely sweet, and her voice and manner winningly mild.
But leaving these curiosities (though not unworthy to be thought on, in fit place), we will handle, what persons are apt to envy others; what persons are most subject to be envied themselves; and what is the difference between public and private envy.
But I don't know that I am apt at tending fowls," said the dubious Tess.
In such mouths I might have coupled it with an apt quotation from one of Shakespeare's sonnets:
Shortly after this we came upon the hugest apt that we had seen.
Pittacus was the author of some laws, but never drew up any form of government; one of which was this, that if a drunken man beat any person he should be punished more than if he did it when sober; for as people are more apt to be abusive when drunk than sober, he paid no consideration to the excuse which drunkenness might claim, but regarded only the common benefit.