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SPASpanish (language)
SPASocietà Per Azioni (Italian: shared company)
SPASoftware Publishers Association (now SIIA)
SPASingle Point of Access (AT&T)
SPASchool of Public Affairs (American University, Washington, DC)
SPASpecial Protocol Assessment
SPASaudi Press Agency
SPASecure Password Authentication
SPASpecial Protection Area
SPASanus Per Aquam (Latin: health through water)
SPASociété Protectrice des Animaux (French: Protective Company of Animals)
SPAShare Purchase Agreement
SPAStock Purchase Agreement
SPASpecial Power of Attorney
SPASchool of Planning and Architecture (India)
SPASociedade Portuguesa de Autores
SPASociedade Portuguesa de Autores (Portugal)
SPAScintillation Proximity Assay
SPASupreme People's Assembly (North Korea)
SPASingle Pitch Award (rock climbing)
SPASales and Purchase Agreement
SPASponsored Programs Administration
SPASocialist Party of America (1901-1972)
SPASecurities Purchase Agreement (legal)
SPASpesialis Anak (Indonesian: Child Specialist; medical specialty)
SPASingle Parent Adoption
SPASenior Policy Advisor
SPASeaplane Pilots Association
SPASociety for Pediatric Anesthesia
SPASingle Packet Authorization
SPASociety for Public Administration
SPASperm Penetration Assay
SPAServiço de Psicologia Aplicada (Portuguese: Department of Applied Psychology; Brazil)
SPAStandardized Performance Analysis (stock breeding)
SPASingle Photon Absorptiometry (bond density test, measures the wrist)
SPASimple Power Analysis
SPASocial Policy Association (UK)
SPASpecial Planning Area (planning and development)
SPASouth Pole-Aitken (Basin)
SPASociety for Personality Assessment
SPASindicato de Periodistas de Andalucía (Spanish: Union of Journalists of Andalusia; Spain)
SPASpecially Protected Area (under Antarctic Treaty)
SPAStandard de Pouvoir d'Achat (French: Standard Purchasing Power)
SPASaab Parking Assistance (Saab)
SPASoftware Process Assessment
SPASupporting Professionalism in Admissions (UK education)
SPAService Provider Application
SPAService Provider Access
SPASelf Propelled Artillery
SPASystems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
SPASpecialty Professional Association (education)
SPASoftware Piracy Association
SPAsingle page application (web pages)
SPASpecial Prorate Agreement (airlines fares agreement)
SPASpace Physics and Aeronomy
SPASuprapubic Aspiration (urine collection method)
SPAService Provision Assessment
SPASocialist Party of Albania
SPASecurity Posture Assessment
SPASmall Project Assistance (USAID)
SPASum-Product Algorithm
SPASaint Paul Academy
SPAService Public Administratif (French: Public Service Administration)
SPASocrates Plato Aristotle (mnemonic for ancient philosophers)
SPASheep Pulmonary Adenomatosis
SPAState Program Approval
SPASurinaamse Partij van de Arbeid (Suriname Labor Party)
SPASmart Pixel Array
SPASolar Panel Assembly
SPASociological Practice Association
SPASpecial Purpose Aircraft
SPAPatriotic Movement of Sint Maarten (Netherlands Antilles)
SPASoftware Product Assurance
SPASystems & Process Assurance (PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP)
SPASoftball Players Association
SPASociety of Professional Accountants
SPASimplified Purchase Agreement
SPASanum Per Aqua (Latin: Health Through Water)
SPASystem Performance Assessment
SPASource Prescription Audit
SPASalt Poor Albumin
SPASanctuary Preservation Area
SPASociety of Philatelic Americans
SPASingle Purpose Account (Wikimedia Foundation)
SPAShared Port Adaptor (Cisco)
SPASingle Project Assurances
SPASafe Plan of Action (UK)
SPASecurity Process Algebra
SPASingle Purpose Application
SPAStudent Progress and Achievement
SPASingle Point Accountability
SPASummary Proceedings Act (New Zealand)
SPAStrategic Planning Application
SPASaddlepoint Approximation
SPASpecial Post Allowance
SPAServo Power Amplifier
SPASfonda una Porta Aperta
SPASummit Pathology Associates (Akron, OH)
SPASexiest Person Alive
SPASchool-Based Practical Assessment
SPASaludis Per Aqua (Latin: Health Through Water)
SPASafe Passages to Adulthood
SPASubmarine Patrol Area
SPASingle Power Analysis (cryptographic attack)
SPAStrategic Planning Assumption (various organizations)
SPASpecial Pricing Agreement
SPASpecial Programme on AIDS (now Global Programme on AIDS)
SPAService Package Application
SPASociety for Personnel Administration
SPASystem Programmer Analyst
SPASoft Physical Address
SPASpecial Project Assignments
SPASierra Pacific Tours
SPASecure Platform Architecture (HP-Compaq)
SPASolas Per Aqua (Latin: Health by Water)
SPASignal Processing Algorithms, Architectures, Arrangements and Applications (conference)
SPASingle Point Administration
SPAStatistical Planning Area (Ohio)
SPASenior Police Advisor
SPAProtocol Address of the Sender
SPASpecial Purchase Allowance
SPAStudents for Political Action (Ontario, Canada)
SPASpecification Preparing Activity
SPASpies Per Acre (online strategy gaming)
SPAStrike Planning Archive
SPAStrategic Psychological Activities
SPASpecific Poll Address (SS7)
SPASuspended Plate Antenna
SPASwitched Parasitic Array
SPAStrategic & Policy Assessment
SPASpecial Purpose Access
SPASocial Progressive Alternative Party (Belgium)
SPASquare Patch Antenna
SPAService de Parrainage Actif (French: Active Referral Service; Wikipedia contributor project)
SPASoftware Product Assessment
SPASprint Provided Access
SPAStandard Peak Area (gas chromatography)
SPASpecial Project Authorization
SPASéquence Potentiellement Acquisitionnelle (French: Acquisitional Potential Sequence; linguistics)
SPASmall Payload Attachment
SPASensor Performance Analysis
SPASpaces Per Aircraft
SPASampling Probe Algorithm
SPASearch, Predict, Act (defensive driving)
SPASubsystem Performance Assessment
SPASecurity Plan Assistant
SPAShekijah Preparation Assembly (interdenominational church in Lynchburg, VA)
SPASCSI Peripheral Adapter
SPAScalable Processing Architecture
SPAStrategic Posture Analysis
SPASuccessive Parallel Arbitrated (decision feedback mechanism)
SPAStandard Plate Agar
SPASynthetic Parallel Application
SPASOSUS Probability Area
SPAScanner Power Assembly
SPASelectable Power Adapter
SPAStochastic Prosesses and their Applications (peer reviewed journal)
SPAService Performance Assurance
SPASectored Phased Array Antenna
SPASignaling Point Adapter
SPASingle Piece Anode
SPASkill Performance Aid
SPASingle Person Accountability
SPASurface Preprocessing Assembly
SPASyndicated Program Analysis
SPASignaling Point Adjunct
SPAShanghai Prison Administration
SPASeafood Products Association (Seattle, WA)
SPASpecial Price Approval
SPASpecific Power Absorption
SPASony Pictures Animation (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
SPASeven Party Alliance (Nepal)
SPASenior Program Assistant (various organizations)
SPASociety of St. Peter the Apostle (various locations)
SPAService Provider Administrator (computing)
SPASeparation Party of Alberta (political group; Canada)
SPASerial Port Adapter
SPASite Plan Approval (building permits)
SPASite Plan Amendment (zoning)
SPASpent Fuel Disposal Performance Assessment Project
SPASQL (Structured Query Language) Performance Analyzer (databases)
SPAStructured Products Association (trade group)
SPAServices Program Area (Joint WMO/IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology work plan)
SPASocial Policy Agenda (EU)
SPASchool of Physics and Astronomy (various locations)
SPAScottish Public Authority (UK)
SPASpecial Purpose Adapter
SPAService Planning Area (various locations)
SPASnap Preview Anywhere (software feature)
SPASchool for the Performing Arts (various locations)
SPASolution Provider Agreement
References in periodicals archive ?
In the 19th century, the wealthy journeyed to Europe's great spas to "take the waters," but today the spa experience is about total body pampering.
3 Bora Bora Lagoon Resort, Tahiti The new treetop spa at the lush and exotic Bora Bora Lagoon Resort takes pampering to new heights.
Indeed, 35 percent of men cite physical health as the reason they seek spa services, according to the International Spa Association's 2003 Spa- goer study.
Skin Savvy is a day spa that offers a variety of services, such as facials, manicures and pedicures, massages, and hair removal for men and women.
Since there's so little time left before Valentine's Day, we played Cupid and scouted the Southland for some of the most romantic spa services - and checked the prices, too.
Medical day spas offer the convenience of facials and seaweed wraps as well as select medical treatments, such as Botox injections, pain management, and spider vein surgery, from a medical staff.
Spas/Salons: Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa (Village of Cross Keys, Baltimore, 410-343-3636).
and Margaret Pierpont of New York City have authored a new book, titled ``The Spa Life at Home'' (Longstreet Press; $22.
UC Irvine Extension's Spa and Hospitality Management Certificate Program is the most cutting-edge program of its kind across the globe.
In Europe, where national healthcare plans cover most residents, physicians routinely prescribe spa visits--in some cases up to a four-week stay--for preventive medicine and convalescent care.