AON

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AcronymDefinition
AONApplication-Oriented Networking (Microsoft - Longhorn)
AONAll or None
AONAlways On
AONActive Optical Network
AONActivity on Node
AONAttribute Overlay Network
AONApplication Oriented Networking
AONAll Optical Network
AONAll or Nothing
AONArt of Noise (band)
AONActivity on Node (networking)
AONAs of Now
AONAll Optical Network(ing)
AONActive Optical Network (Marconi)
AONAnterior Olfactory Nucleus
AONApropos of Nothing
AONAirline Operators Association of Nigeria
AONAverage Octane Number
AONAll or Nothing Hosting (webhosting company)
AONAmulet of Necropotence (gaming, Everquest)
AONAngle Off Nose
AONAcademy of Networking (Moscow, Russia)
AONAllstars of Nation (gaming clan)
AONAir Operations Net
References in classic literature ?
And of a sudden, apropos of nothing, standing there alone in the secret chamber of the Mahars of Pellucidar, I realized that I loved Dian the Beautiful.
In all of which Ernest joined loyally and energetically, though he could not forbear, now and again, from saying, apropos of nothing in particular, "When it comes to powder, chemical mixtures are better than mechanical mixtures, you take my word.
The old Morgan place up at the Glen is for sale," said Gilbert, apropos of nothing in especial.
She's all right," he said, apropos of nothing spoken, and yet distinctly relevant to what was in each of their minds.
Amalia Ivanovna was foreseeing something amiss, and at the same time deeply wounded by Katerina Ivanovna's haughtiness, and to restore the good-humour of the company and raise herself in their esteem she began, apropos of nothing, telling a story about an acquaintance of hers "Karl from the chemist's," who was driving one night in a cab, and that "the cabman wanted him to kill, and Karl very much begged him not to kill, and wept and clasped hands, and frightened and from fear pierced his heart.
It was such an odd expression, coming apropos of nothing, that it quite startled me.
Apropos of nothing, one wonders whether that means that the offer is still open.
She has never seen my grandchildren, but knows their names and ages and not only asks after them every time we see her, but digs out presents for them - polished wooden blocks at Christmas, Thomas the Tank Engine books for their birthdays and Winnie the Pooh soft toys last weekend, apropos of nothing other than her natural generosity.
Apropos of nothing in particular, the sweaty vocalist overlaps his hands at the wrist and raises them, "flapping," over his head.
Apropos of nothing, it was reported last week that staff at the Bedford branch of Sainsbury's have been stuffing Parmesan cheese into tamper-proof boxes to deter thieves after a spate of dairy-themed robberies.
Peter David is well known in SF/F for his work in comics (The Incredible Hulk, Babylon 5, Captain Marvel), the Star Trek novel franchise, and his Sir Apropos of Nothing trilogy.
She wrote a wonderful, wonderful script," Milch says, adding, apropos of nothing, "My general thought about her is, she's a great American.