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AcronymDefinition
AArea
ABlood Type
AActivity
AApproved
AAccommodation
ABattery Size
AAtomic (as in A-bomb)
AAmpere
AAccusative
AUSDA Grade for Dairy Products and Eggs
AAbout
ATo (Spanish, or from Latin ad)
AAdult
AAre (unit of area)
AAmateur
AYear
AAss
AAccount
AAction
AAdvanced
AIndividual (IRB)
AAdvanced Digital Audio (filename extension)
AFirst in Series (chemistry)
AAway (Sports)
AAuthor
AAssociation
AAsk
AActive
AExcellent (scholastic grade)
AAmerican Bank Note Company (numismatic/philatelic)
AAnna
AAnswer
AArticle
AAccept
AAvailability
AAustria (international car index mark)
AAgency
AAdministration
AAdd(ed) (action code)
AAnnual
AAnalysis
AGMT + 1 hour
AAdvanced Levels (highest level of academic boards, UK)
AAssist (Sports)
AAttack (US military aircraft designation, as in A-10)
AArmy (in combinations only)
AApple
AAgreed To (that an amendment or other matter was approved; US House)
AArmy
AAnonymous
AMass Number (physics)
AAustralian
AAcademy
AAbsolute (degrees Kelvin)
AAnalysis and Assessment (LANL)
AAlpha
AAce
AAutomobile
AAssembly Source Code (Macintosh filename extension)
AAfternoon
AAce (used on playing cards)
AAlto
AAnno
AAnchor (HTML)
AAnalog
AAircraft
AAnalog Signal
AAdjacent (to a carboxyl group; chemistry)
AAqua
AArc
AAtomic Mass
AAggressive Personality Type
AAnnually
AAnterior
AAcre
AArctic
AAnte (Latin: Before)
AAft
AApplet
AAirplane
ASpecific Optical Rotation
AAlgemeen
AArse
AAerial
AAbsent
AAnd
ANewfoundland/Labrador (Canada Post designation)
AAvance (French: fast)
AAllegro (game programming library)
AAlpha Particle
AAuditor
AAtto-
AAcceleration
AAdultery (as in the Scarlet Letter)
AAcronym
AAbbreviation
AArtillery
AArtery
AFirst Substrate
AAmphibian (aircraft type)
AArterial Road (used with road numbers)
AAt or Above (constrained altitude)
AArterial blood
ASpecific Absorption Coefficient
AAirbus
AAmplitude
AAdjective
AArgon
ATotal Acidity
AAsymmetric
ARetinol (vitamin)
AAccumulator
AAutostrada (Italian notation for highways)
AAirman
AAdjutant
AAnode
ASmooth, Paintable (American Plywood Association Veneer Grades)
ADegree of Dissociation
AHelmholtz Energy
AAuris (Latin: ear)
AAlveolar Gas
AAlanine
AAdenosine
AAnimaniacs
AAliphatic Chain (chemistry)
AAngstrom (should be written with Å; unit of length)
AAdenine (one of four DNA building blocks)
AAvianca Airlines (philatelic airmail overprint)
AAbsorbance
AAgouti
AAbsorptance
AAlwaya (dinnerware trademark)
AAdenylic Acid
AAmendment of Application (insurance)
ANucleon Number (physics)
AAromatic Substituent (chemistry)
AAgilent Technologies Incorporated (stock symbol)
AAssisted Citizen (Alabama Public Safety Radio Code)
AStock and Bond Rating
AFederal Reserve Bank of Boston, Massachusetts (designates original spot of circulation of a bill)
AApplanation Tension (pressure in the eye)
ABunsen Solubility Coefficient
AAngle of Asymmetry (NIOSH)
AAssay and Accountability (LANL)
AAutotuned Navaid (aviation navigational aid)
AAktopia
AHighest Level of Division I College Athletics (United States)
AAccelerating Contactor or Relay
ALowest Full-Season Level (minor league baseball)
AUndenominated US Stamp (15 cent, issued 22 May 78)
AAir Force training category (15 days active duty training per year)
References in classic literature ?
The author remembers it, a few years later, reduced to the humble office of a smoke-house.
The grave of this unfortunate man was the first place of human interment that the author ever beheld, as the smoke- house was the first ruin!
It follows them from an earlier date and could not easily be changed, and it may serve to recall to an elder generation than this the time when their author was breaking so many lances in the great, forgotten war between Realism and Romanticism that the floor of the "Editor's Study" in Harper's Magazine was strewn with the embattled splinters.
When the author came to revise the material, he found sins against taste which his zeal for righteousness could not suffice to atone for.
In very many published narratives no little degree of attention is bestowed upon dates; but as the author lost all knowledge of the days of the week, during the occurrence of the scenes herein related, he hopes that the reader will charitably pass over his shortcomings in this particular.
If the author, who finds himself limited to a particular class of subjects, endeavours to sustain his reputation by striving to add a novelty of attraction to themes of the same character which have been formerly successful under his management, there are manifest reasons why, after a certain point, he is likely to fail.
There will be no lack of fairy-tale authors in the future, I am sure.
In conformity with the Act of Congress of the United States entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times herein mentioned." And also to an Act, entitled, "an Act, supplementary to an Act, for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times herein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints." JAMES DILL, Clerk of the Southern District of New-York
But the whole, to continue the same metaphor, consists in the cookery of the author; for, as Mr Pope tells us--
Hence the author attaches particular importance to the public knowing for a certainty that the chapters here added have not been made expressly for this reprint.
"It has afforded the Author great amusement and satisfaction, during the progress of this work, to learn, from country friends and from a variety of ludicrous statements concerning himself in provincial newspapers, that more than one Yorkshire schoolmaster lays claim to being the original of Mr.
I hope that the list of available inexpensive editions of the chief authors may suggest a practical method of providing the material, especially for colleges which can provide enough copies for class use.