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AWArtwork
AWAruba
AWAntwort (German: Answer)
AWAll Weather
AWAddison Wesley (publisher)
AWGap Wedge (golf club)
AWAny Way
AWAlien Ware (computers)
AWAllied Waste Industries (stock symbol; Phoenix, AZ)
AWAnchor (Well) Site West
AWArticle of War
AWAirlift Wing
AWAll Welcome
AWArc Welding
AWArsene Wenger (soccer player)
AWAngkor Wat (ancient temple; Cambodia)
AWAttention Whore
AWArmstrong Whitworth (UK aircraft)
AWArrogant Worms (band)
AWAnother World
AWAdvance Wars (game)
AWAtomic Weight
AWAnti-Wear (hydraulic oil, additives)
AWArctic Warfare
AWAutomatic Weapons
AWAir Wing
AWAmerican Wood (timber facility)
AWAtomic Wedgie
AWAbove Water
AWAllstar Weekend (band)
AWAssociate Warden (prisons)
AWAmerican Whitewater (Cullowhee, NC)
AWAviation Warfare Systems Operator (USN rating)
AWAttack Warning
AWA-Wing (Star Wars fighter)
AWAnchor Winch
AWAmerican Woods
AWApproach Wedge (golf)
AWArmy-Wide
AWAir Warfare
AWActiveWorlds
AWAfter War (Gundam X animated series)
AWAntiair Warfare
AWAppleworks
AWActual Weight
AWAuction Watch (auction-tool site)
AWAnswer Wizard
AWAnalytic Workspace
AWAir Watt (vacuum cleaners)
AWAir Warrior
AWArchitektur + Wettbewerbe (German: Architecture + Competitions; trade magazine)
AWAstral Weeks (Van Morrison album)
AWAir Warning
AWActive Well
AWAcid Waste
AWAdvice Wanted
AWAss Wipe
AWAddress Word
AWAdministrative Weight
AWAndrée Watters
AWAcoustic Warfare
AWAlbright & Wilson
AWAuxiliary Winding (voltage regulation)
AWAdmission Weight (Cisco)
AWA. A. Weinman (designer's mark on US coins)
AWAlpha Whiskey
AWAssymetric Warfare (US Army)
AWArchimedes World (magazine)
AWAcroWizard (Anvil Logic, Inc.)
AWAssam Watch (UK human rights group)
AWAirborne Antisubmarine Warfare
AWAuthentication Word
AWAkela's World (BSA)
AW(USN Rating) Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Operator
AWAntagonist Wing (The Wrath of the Empire)
AWArea Wedge (golfing)
AWWater Distilling or Storage Ship
AWAmphibious Warfare/All Weather
AWArchitectutral Window (Americal Architectural Manufacturers Association rating)
References in classic literature ?
Raoul sprang from his horse, to which he left the charge of its own preservation, and in three or four strokes was at the gentleman's side; he seized the horse at once by the curb and raised its head above water; the animal began to breathe again and, as if he comprehended that they had come to his aid, redoubled his efforts.
When swimming, very little of their bodies appear above water; their necks are extended a little forward, and their progress is slow.
For a long time Ulysses was under water, and it was all he could do to rise to the surface again, for the clothes Calypso had given him weighed him down; but at last he got his head above water and spat out the bitter brine that was running down his face in streams.
It is clear that this applies to all those breathless and hasty "tasters of everything," who plunge too rashly into the sea of independent thought and "heresy," and who, having miscalculated their strength, find it impossible to keep their head above water. "A little older, a little colder," says Nietzsche.
It was the 6th of November, in the sixth year of my reign - or my captivity, which you please - that I set out on this voyage, and I found it much longer than I expected; for though the island itself was not very large, yet when I came to the east side of it, I found a great ledge of rocks lie out about two leagues into the sea, some above water, some under it; and beyond that a shoal of sand, lying dry half a league more, so that I was obliged to go a great way out to sea to double the point.
After his father's death it had taken time to get his head above water, and he did not want Andrew Hale, or any one else in Starkfield, to think he was going under again.
Manifestly this: That, in order to keep a vessel above water, it is necessary to take care that the vessel and its cargo shall be of less weight than the weight of a quantity of water -- pray follow me here!
Miss Haldin's interruption resembled the effort of a drowning person to keep above water. She struck in with an accent of impatience--
The hook had caught him under the right armpit, and he swayed, erect and horrible, head and shoulders above water. His arms were tied to his side, and - he had no face.
In describing this Siren, singing and smiling, coaxing and cajoling, the author, with modest pride, asks his readers all round, has he once forgotten the laws of politeness, and showed the monster's hideous tail above water? No!
The Hamburg ship, filling all at once, cap- sized as she sank, and at daylight there was not even the end of a spar to be seen above water. She was missed, of course, and at first the Coastguard- men surmised that she had either dragged her an- chor or parted her cable some time during the night, and had been blown out to sea.