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AHDAnalog High Definition (cameras)
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AHDAmerican Heritage Dictionary
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AHDAustralian Height Datum
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AHDAdvanced Healthcare Directive (legal document)
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AHDAcademic Honors Diploma
AHDAlveolar Hydatid Disease
AHDAtherosclerotic Heart Disease
AHDAffordable Housing Directory (New York)
AHDAdvanced Help Desk
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AHDAlaska-Hawaii Daylight (GMT-0900)
AHDAfter Hours Depository
AHDAlexandria Health Department (Virginia)
AHDAnti Handling Device
AHDAIDS and Human Development (United Nations Development Programme)
AHDAssociation Havraise des Diabétiques (French diabetic association)
AHDAcieries Hachette & Driout (French steel foundry)
AHDAltitude Heading Direction
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For example, the "expenses" in the first definition from Dictionary.com are not exactly the "expenditures" in the American Heritage Dictionary definition.
The concept of a Blue Moon as the second full Moon in a month with two, as well as the third full Moon in a season with four, are now both listed as official definitions in the 4th edition of the American Heritage Dictionary (Houghton Mifflin, 2000).
But Steve Kleinedler, executive editor of the American Heritage Dictionary, cautions that you need to understand your audience.
"Spaghettification" was officially recognized by the American Heritage Dictionary in November.
According to the American Heritage Dictionary, "general" means "applicable to the whole, to every member of a group." Thus, our free public education is constitutionally required to be suitable for every member of the group and efficient for every member of the group.
According to my American Heritage Dictionary (the one I was given by the Detroit News when I was in high school, no less), symbiosis is "the relationship of two or more different organisms in a close association that may be but is not necessarily beneficial to each."
Researchers from Harvard, Google, Encyclopaedia Britannica, and the American Heritage Dictionary said they've created a record of human culture by examining around 4 percent of all books ever published.
On the back of an assignment sheet, I duplicate the usage note for the entry word literate from the American Heritage Dictionary 4th ed.
The American Heritage Dictionary of English Language.
As Professor Aprill points out, the 1992 edition of the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language defines "computer" as "[a] device that computes, especially a programmable electronic machine that performs high-speed mathematical or logical operations or that assembles, stores, correlates, or otherwise processes information." (120) That definition is technically correct, but it is insufficient for the modern understanding (even in 1992) of a computer's function.
According to the American Heritage Dictionary, cafeteria derives from the idea of a coffeehouse, in which people gather convivially to take food and drink together, an old notion that speaks to moderns.
According to the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, "nerd" was being used as slang meaning "drip" or "square" later in the 1950s, perhaps by older siblings of the five- and six-year-olds who had read Dr.
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