ATD

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AcronymDefinition
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
ATDAddress Transition Detection
ATDAnalog to Digital
ATDAttribute Discovery
ATDActive Torque Dynamics
ATDAuthorized Terminal Distribuitor
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
ATDAtherothrombotic Disease
ATDAssociation des Techniciens de Dialyse (French: Association of Dialysis Technicians)
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)
ATDAuthorization Termination Date
ATDAutomated Tactical Data Link
ATDAccelerated Titration Design
ATDAir and Toxics Division
ATDAssistant Train Dispatcher (NYC Transit Authority)
ATDActive Threat Defense (Cisco)
ATDAcceptance and Takeover Date
ATDAntitheft Device
ATDAutomatic Tube Dispenser
ATDAstronaut Translation Device
ATDAutomated Training Device
ATDAero Tech Designs (Coraopolis, PA)
ATDAudio Tone Detector
ATDAdaptive Threshold Detector
ATDAssociation of Telecommunications Dealers
ATDAutomatic Tone Detector (Sprint)
ATDAverage to Date
ATDAUTOVON Tandem Digital
ATDAssignment and Transmittal Document (SAIC stock)
ATDActuals To Date
ATDATM Test Development
ATDAir Technician Detachment
ATDAdvanced Technologies Demonstration (ARPA/Bell Atlantic)
ATDAutomatic Target Designation
ATDAviation Test Directorate
ATDAnti Theft Discount (insurance)
ATDAmphibische Technische Dienst (Dutch)
ATDAssistance Technique Directe (French: Direct Technical Assistance)
ATDAll Terrain Drilling Pty Ltd (Australia)
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.
Whereas the ethos underlying The Crying of Lot 49 is onerous, the stylistics inspired by that ethos render Against the Day relatively light-hearted.
So, to take just two examples, no plot synopsis is provided for Joan Didion's Year of magical thinking, from 2005, nor for Thomas Pynchon's 2006 Against the day.
Instead of blowing people up with mail bombs, he might have written Against the Day.
Within days of the release of Against the Day, a wiki-driven world was online, and it included a rather extensive concordance to the book.
From Vienna and Mexico to Central Asia, from politics to technical advances, art, corporate greed, sex, mathematics, and repression, Against the Day explores a world evolving as doomsday approaches.