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ATDAnthropomorphic Test Dummy
ATDAssociation for Talent Development (formerly American Society of Training Directors)
ATDAttack the Day
ATDAchieving the Dream
ATDAwakening the Dreamer
ATDAnalog to Digital (converter)
ATDAtascadero (Amtrak station code; Atascadero, CA)
ATDAttraction Tickets Direct (various locations)
ATDAdvanced Technology Demonstration
ATDAnalog to Digital
ATDActive Torque Dynamics
ATDAddress Transition Detection
ATDAuthorized Terminal Distribuitor
ATDAttribute Discovery
ATDAccredited Tier Designer (Uptime Institute)
ATDAttention to Detail
ATDAtmospheric Technology Division (US National Center for Atmospheric Research)
ATDAssistant Technical Director
ATDApplied Technology Diploma (Florida)
ATDAdvanced Technology Development
ATDAt the Doctor's
ATDAgainst the Day (Glasgow band)
ATDAntidepressants
ATDArchitectural Technology & Design (various schools)
ATDAnthropomorphic Test Device
ATDAcacia Training and Development (UK)
ATDActual Time of Departure
ATDArt Teaching Diploma (various schools)
ATDAsynchronous Time Division
ATDAerosol Transmissible Disease
ATDAutomatic Target Detection
ATDAgree to Disagree (internet slang)
ATDAsset Transfer Date
ATDAmused to Death (Roger Waters album)
ATDApplied Technology Division
ATDAircrew Training Device
ATDArrival Time Difference
ATDAnti-Thyroid Drug
ATDAuto Trim Design (Fairbanks, AK)
ATDAcquired Toilet Disease (fictitious disease)
ATDAll Things Democrat (website)
ATDAssociated Tap Dancers (UK)
ATDAttitude Determination
ATDAddress Transition Detection (circuit in asynchronous memory)
ATDApprenticeship and Training Division
ATDAnti Terrorist Department (gaming)
ATDAdjustable Time Delay
ATDAid to the Totally Disabled
ATDAutomated Test Designer (software; @YourSide Consulting)
ATDAlong Track Distance (aviation)
ATDAutomated Thermal Desorber (gas chromatography analysis column type)
ATDAerospace Technology Division (Library of Congress; formerly Aerospace Information Division)
ATD6-Etioallochol-1,4-Diene-3,17-Dione (aromatase inhibitor)
ATDAssociação Terras Dentro
ATDAlzheimer's Type Dementia (clinical disorder)
ATDApplied Thermodynamics (physics)
ATDAided Target Detection
ATDAssociation des Techniciens de Dialyse (French: Association of Dialysis Technicians)
ATDAtherothrombotic Disease
ATDAbrams Travel Data Services
ATDAquitaine Transmission Distribution (French automotive parts company)
ATDAvailable to Deploy
ATDAnti-Tank Ditch
ATDAuthorized Terminal Distributor
ATDAlliance Tchadienne pour la Démocratie et le Développement (Chadian Alliance for Democracy and Development, Chad)
ATDAutomated Tactical Data Link
ATDAuthorization Termination Date
ATDAssistant Train Dispatcher (NYC Transit Authority)
ATDAir and Toxics Division
ATDActive Threat Defense (Cisco)
ATDAccelerated Titration Design
ATDAcceptance and Takeover Date
ATDAntitheft Device
ATDAstronaut Translation Device
ATDAutomatic Tube Dispenser
ATDAdaptive Threshold Detector
ATDAudio Tone Detector
ATDAero Tech Designs (Coraopolis, PA)
ATDAutomated Training Device
ATDAutomatic Tone Detector (Sprint)
ATDAssociation of Telecommunications Dealers
ATDAdvanced Technologies Demonstration (ARPA/Bell Atlantic)
ATDAir Technician Detachment
ATDATM Test Development
ATDAssignment and Transmittal Document (SAIC stock)
ATDAUTOVON Tandem Digital
ATDAutomatic Target Designation
ATDActuals To Date
ATDAviation Test Directorate
ATDAverage to Date
ATDAmphibische Technische Dienst (Dutch)
ATDAnti Theft Discount (insurance)
ATDAssistance Technique Directe (French: Direct Technical Assistance)
ATDAll Terrain Drilling Pty Ltd (Australia)
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References in classic literature ?
He has been in rigid bondage so long that the large liberty of the university life is just what he needs and likes and thoroughly appreciates; and as it cannot last forever, he makes the most of it while it does last, and so lays up a good rest against the day that must see him put on the chains once more and enter the slavery of official or professional life.
More--he mortgaged all he possessed against the day of the auction, bought in the trained horses and ponies, the giraffe herd and the performing elephants, and, in six months more was quit of an of them, save the pony Repeater who turned air-springs, at another profit of fifteen thousand dollars.
A quarter of a mile inland we came upon the holluschickie--sleek young bulls, living out the loneliness of their bachelorhood and gathering strength against the day when they would fight their way into the ranks of the Benedicts.
It will take a month to collect and bring them hither and in the meantime the slaves within the city are to organize secretly, stealing and hiding arms against the day that the reinforcements arrive.
Ever he struggled to combat the fever, to live, to continue to live, to grow strong and stronger against the day when he would be strong enough to dare the grass-lands and the belted jungle beyond, and win to the beach, and to some labour-recruiting, black-birding ketch or schooner, and on to civilization and the men of civilization, to whom he could give news of the message from other worlds that lay, darkly worshipped by beastmen, in the black heart of Guadalcanal's midmost centre.
Do not make a quarrel, I said, between Thrasymachus and me, who have recently become friends, although, indeed, we were never enemies; for I shall go on striving to the utmost until I either convert him and other men, or do something which may profit them against the day when they live again, and hold the like discourse in another state of existence.
As when a flock Of ravenous Fowl, though many a League remote, Against the day of Battel, to a Field, Where Armies lie encampt, come flying, lur'd With sent of living Carcasses design'd For death, the following day, in bloodie fight.
FX Action: The yen is registering a the weakest currency on the day so far out of the main currencies analysts keep tabs on, up 0.4% versus the dollar and by 0.6% against the day's outperformer, the euro.
The author this framework to analyze several works: Thomas PynchonAEs Against the Day, the TV series Breaking Bad, and Jeff LindsayAEs novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter.
August 2014: Centennial Reflection I pricked my finger on my poppy's pin And thought to curse but stayed the word: A bead of blood oozed thickly from the wound - A single life-drop - rich-crimson-precious - Bled, it seemed - against the day's significance - For oceans of its fellows lost ...
1958) introduces each of seven thematically-linked bodies of work, beginning with "Les Cing Anneaux" and concluding with "Against the Day." An essay by Mexican artist Pablo Sigg titled "Tuymans, Loyola, Leibniz" provides historical and philosophical context to the renowned artist's work.
In the present essay I argue that The Crying of Lot 49 influenced the postmodern American art of the 1980s, specifically that of Robert Longo, David Salle, Eric Fischl, and Keith Haring, which in turn influenced Pynchon's shift to late-postmodernist stylistics in Against the Day. Whereas the ethos underlying The Crying of Lot 49 is onerous, the stylistics inspired by that ethos render Against the Day relatively light-hearted.