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A, letter. The first letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
A, symbol. Marks the first item in a list
A, symbol. A hypothetical item or person designated first when there are more than one.
A, symbol. (computing) The hexadecimal digit for 10
A, symbol. A standard size of dry cell battery slightly larger than a AA battery.
A, symbol. A system of paper sizes with similar proportions, as A0, A1, A2, etc.
A, symbol. (element symbol) (obsolete) Symbol for the element Argon (Since 1956 has been changed to Ar).
A, symbol. (geometry) area
A, abbreviation. (physics) (International System of Units) ampere, a unit of electrical current.
A, abbreviation. (genetics) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for adenine in genetic code.
A, abbreviation. (amino acid) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for alanine in proteins.
A, abbreviation. (vehicle-distinguishing signs) Austria
A, letter. The first letter of the English alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.
A, symbol. The highest rank on any of various scales that assign letters.
A, symbol. Bond rating
A, symbol. (education) The highest letter grade assigned (disregarding plusses and minuses).
A, symbol. (music) A tone three fifths above C in the cycle of fifths; the sixth tone of the C major scale; the first note of the minor scale of A minor; the reference tone that occurs at exactly 440 Hz; the printed or written note A; the scale with A as its keynote.
A, symbol. (medicine) A blood type that has a specific antigen that aggravates the immune response in people with type B antigen in their blood. They may receive blood from type A or type O but cannot receive blood from AB or B.
A, symbol. (chemistry) Mass number.
A, symbol. (logic) A universal affirmative suggestion.
A, symbol. Acoustic source
A, symbol. Actual weight of an aircraft
A, symbol. (historical) adulterer, adulteress
A, symbol. Alaska Steamship Company
A, symbol. Alcoa Steamship Company
A, symbol. Allele dominant
A, symbol. Alveolar gas
A, symbol. American Stock Exchange
A, symbol. Ammunition examiner
A, symbol. Anchor Line
A, symbol. Aspect ratio
A, symbol. Assembly Bill
A, symbol. Smallest of the brassiere cup sizes.
A, symbol. Chemical activity.
A, symbol. First van der Waals constant
A, symbol. Fraunhofer line for oxygen
A, symbol. (aviation) hail
A, symbol. (in newspaper stock listings) includes extras
A, symbol. Linear acceleration
A, symbol. Mean sound absorption coefficient
A, symbol. Shoe size narrower than B
A, symbol. (baseball) Single A league, one of the lowest professional leagues.
A, symbol. Total acidity.
A, abbreviation. Ace
A, abbreviation. Acre
A, abbreviation. Adult; as used in film rating
A, abbreviation. Ammeter
A, abbreviation. (physics) angstrom
A, abbreviation. Answer
A, abbreviation. (sports) An assist
A, abbreviation. (sexuality) An asexual
A, abbreviation. (weaponry) atom; atomic
A, abbreviation. (UK) (London) arsehole
À, letter. The letter a with a grave accent.
À, letter. The letter A with a grave accent.
Å, letter. The letter a with a ring above, considered an individual letter by most languages where it is used.
Ä, letter. The letter a with a diaresis.
A, letter. The first letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
A, symbol. (phonetics) Used in the International Phonetic Alphabet and in several romanization systems of non-Latin scripts to represent an open front unrounded vowel.
A, symbol. Atto-, the prefix for 10-18 in the International System of Units.
A, symbol. A year in SI Units, specifically a Julian year or exactly 365.25 days.
A, symbol. An are, a unit of area of which 100 comprise a hectare; ares.
A, symbol. (physics) acceleration
A, letter. The first letter of the English alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.
A, noun. The name of the Latin script letter A/a.
A, article. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group. [First attested prior to 1150]
A, article. Used in conjunction with the adjectives score, dozen, hundred, thousand, and million, as a function word.
A, article. One certain or particular; any single. [First attested between around 1150 to 1350]
A, article. The same; one. [16th Century]
A, article. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.
A, article. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
A, article. Someone or something like; similar to; Used before a proper noun to create an example out of it.
A, preposition. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto. [First attested before 1150]
A, preposition. To do with separation; In, into. [First attested before 1150]
A, preposition. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by. [First attested before 1150]
A, preposition. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with. [First attested before 1150]
A, preposition. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In. [First attested before 1150]
A, preposition. To do with status; In. [First attested before 1150]
A, preposition. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing. [First attested before 1150]
A, preposition. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in. [16th century]
A, preposition. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into. [16th century]
A, verb. ​ (archaic or slang) Have. [between 1150 and 1350, continued in some use until 1650; used again after 1950]
A, pronoun. (obsolete outside England and Scotland dialects) He. [1150-1900]
A, interjection. A meaningless syllable; ah.
A, preposition. (archaic) (slang) Of.
A, adverb. (chiefly Scotland) All. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]
A, adjective. (chiefly Scotland) All. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]
A, symbol. Distance from leading edge to aerodynamic center.
A, symbol. Specific absorption coefficient
A, symbol. Specific rotation
A, symbol. Allele (recessive)
Å, letter. The letter A with a ring above, considered an individual letter by most languages where it is used.
Å, symbol. (metrology) Symbol for angstrom, ångström
Á, letter. The letter a with an acute accent.
Ā, letter. The letter a with a macron.
Ā, abbreviation. (medical) ante
ª, symbol. Superscript ª, also the “feminine ordinal indicator”.
Ǎ, letter. The letter a with a háček.
Ă, letter. The letter a with a breve.
Â, letter. The letter a with a circumflex.
Â, letter. The letter A with a circumflex.
Ⓐ, symbol. (typography) Used chiefly in East Asian languages, to mark the first or Ath item or subitem in a list.
Ⓐ, symbol. Circle-A, the symbol for anarchy or anarchism.
Ă, letter. The letter A with a breve.
A, letter. The letter a in fullwidth.
Ã, letter. The letter A with a tilde.
Ą, letter. The letter A with an ogonek.
A, letter. The letter A in fullwidth.
Á, letter. The letter A with an acute accent.
Ắ, letter. The letter A with a breve and an acute accent.
Ắ, letter. The letter a with a breve and an acute accent.
Ằ, letter. The letter A with a breve and a grave accent.
Ằ, letter. The letter a with a breve and a grave accent.
Ẵ, letter. The letter A with a breve and a tilde.
Ẵ, letter. The letter a with a breve and a tilde.
Ẳ, letter. The letter A with a breve and a hook.
Ẳ, letter. The letter a with a breve and a hook.
Ǎ, letter. The letter A with a háček.
Ấ, letter. The letter A with a circumflex and an acute accent.
Ấ, letter. The letter a with a circumflex and an acute accent.
Ầ, letter. The letter A with a circumflex and a grave accent.
Ầ, letter. The letter a with a circumflex and a grave accent.
Ẫ, letter. The letter A with a circumflex and a tilde.
Ẫ, letter. The letter a with a circumflex and a tilde.
Ä, letter. The letter A with a diaeresis.
Ä, letter. The letter A with an umlaut.
Ẩ, letter. The letter A with a circumflex and a hook.
Ẩ, letter. The letter a with a circumflex and a hook.
Ǻ, letter. The letter A with a ring above and an acute accent.
Ǻ, letter. The letter a with a ring above and an acute accent.
Ã, letter. The letter a with a tilde.
Ȧ, letter. The letter A with a dot above.
Ȧ, letter. The letter a with a dot above.
Ạ, letter. The letter A with a dot below.
Ạ, letter. The letter a with a dot below.
Ā, letter. The letter A with a macron.
Ą, letter. The letter a with an ogonek.
Ḁ, letter. The letter A with a ring below.
Ḁ, letter. The letter a with a ring below.
Ả, letter. The letter A with a hook.
Ả, letter. The letter a with a hook.
Ǟ, letter. The letter A with a diaresis and a macron.
Ǟ, letter. The letter a with a diaresis and a macron.
Ǡ, letter. The letter A with a dot above and a macron.
Ǡ, letter. The letter a with a dot above and a macron.
Ȁ, letter. The letter A with a double grave accent.
Ȁ, letter. The letter a with a double grave accent.
Ȃ, letter. The letter A with an inverted breve.
Ȃ, letter. The letter a with an inverted breve.
Ặ, letter. The letter A with a breve and a dot below.
Ặ, letter. The letter a with a breve and a dot below.
Ậ, letter. The letter A with a circumflex and a dot below.
Ậ, letter. The letter a with a circumflex and a dot below.
A & A, noun. Initialism of abbreviations and acronyms.
A & A, noun. Initialism of additions and ammendments.
A & A, noun. Initialism of aid and attendance.
A & E, proper noun. Alternative form of A&E
A 1, adjective. Alternative form of A1
A AND E, proper noun. Alternative form of A&E
A AND M, abbreviation. Alternative form of A&M
A BACULO, adverb. By means of the rod.
A BAND, noun. (anatomy) A strip of proteins in the myofibril, that stains dark.
A BANDS, noun. Plural of A band
À BAS, interjection. Down with. [First attested in 1897.]
A BATTERIES, noun. Plural of A battery
A BATTERY, noun. (dated) (electronics) A battery used to heat the filament or cathode heaters of electron tubes.
A BENE PLACITO, adverb. (music) At pleasure; ad libitum.
A BIT, adverb. To a small extent; in a small amount; rather.
A BIT MUCH, noun. (idiomatic) (of undesirable behaviour) More than is reasonable; a bit too much.
À BOUCHE, adjective. (heraldry) Having a bouche on the dexter side.
A CAPELLA, adverb. Alternative spelling of a cappella
A CAPELLA, adjective. Alternative spelling of a cappella
A CAPPELLA, adverb. (music) In a manner of a choir with no instrumental accompaniment; literally "in the style of the (Sistine) Chapel (in Rome)"; such as a musical Mass done a cappella.[First attested in the late 19th century.]
A CAPPELLA, adverb. (obsolete) (music) In alla breve time.
A CAPPELLA, adjective. (music) singing solely or mainly without instrumental accompaniment.[First attested in the late 19th century.]
A CAPPELLA, adjective. (music) (US) Related to a form of purely vocal music mostly associated with American college performance groups.
A CAPPELLA, adjective. (obsolete) (music) alla breve.
A CAPRICCIO, adverb. (music) At whatever tempo and with whatever expression the conductor or performer desires.
A CHECK, noun. An aircraft maintenance check performed approximately every 500-800 flight hours or 200-400 cycles.
A CHECKS, noun. Plural of A check
A CHICKEN IN EVERY POT, noun. Something suggestive of general welfare or prosperity
A COLD DAY IN HELL, noun. (idiomatic) (slang) The time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.
A COLD DAY IN JULY, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) The time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.
À CONTRE-COEUR, adverb. Alternative spelling of à contrecœur
À CONTRECŒUR, adverb. Reluctantly.
À CONTRECOEUR, adverb. Alternative spelling of à contrecœur
A CUP, noun. A standard, relatively small, bra cup size, consisting of a measurement around the bust that is one inch longer than a measurement around the band, plus five inches.
A CUP, noun. (by synecdoche) A woman with small breasts.
A CUPS, noun. Plural of A cup
A CUT ABOVE, noun. Superior to the norm.
A CUT ABOVE, noun. (followed by a noun phrase) Superior to.
A CUT BELOW, adjective. (idiomatic) inferior to; of a lower quality than
A DAMN SIGHT, noun. (colloquial) (uncountable) a large amount; a lot.
A DAMN SIGHT, adverb. (colloquial) a lot; a great deal.
A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT, noun. (US) (idiomatic) Action that was taken too late and is too feeble to be of any use.
À DEUX, adjective. Of, for, or involving only two people; one-on-one.
À DEUX, adverb. Privately
A FAT LOT, noun. Fat chance
A FEW, pronoun. A small number of things
A FLAT, noun. Alternative spelling of A-flat
A FORTIORI, adjective. With stronger or greater reason; as a corollary implied by a stronger claim.
A FORTIORI, adverb. With stronger or greater reason; as a corollary implied by a stronger claim.
A FRESH FUCKED FOX IN A FOREST FIRE, noun. (vulgar) (chiefly southern US) Something which is extremely hot, in any sense. Hot weather, sexual arousal, one who is wanted by the police, etc. are all described as "hotter than..." or "as hot as a fresh fucked fox in a forest fire",
A FUCK SIGHT, noun. (UK) (colloquial) (vulgar) (uncountable) a large amount; a lot.
A FUCK SIGHT, adverb. (UK) (colloquial) (vulgar) a lot; a great deal.
A GAME, noun. One's best effort.
A GAMES, noun. Plural of A game
A GO-GO, adverb. Alternative spelling of à gogo
À GOGO, adverb. In abundance, galore.
A GOOD DEAL, adverb. (idiomatic) Very much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.
A GOOD DEAL, noun. (idiomatic) A large amount; a lot.
A GOOD VOICE TO BEG BACON, noun. (idiomatic) (vulgar) said in ridicule of a bad voice.
A GREAT DEAL, adverb. (idiomatic) Very much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.
A GREAT DEAL, noun. (idiomatic) A large amount; a lot.
A HAIR PAST A FRECKLE, noun. (humorous) Said when asked the time, humorously indicating that one does not know or does not care to check.
A HAIR'S BREADTH, noun. (idiomatic) a very small distance or amount
A HOOT AND A HOLLER, noun. A short journey; literally, within shouting distance
A HUNDRED AND TEN PERCENT, noun. (idiomatic) (US) (sports) (informal) A level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.
A HUNDRED AND TEN PERCENT, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) The exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.
A LA, preposition. In the style or manner of.
A LA, adjective. (British) (slang) pretentious.
À LA, adjective. Alternative form of a la
À LA, preposition. Alternative form of a la
A LA CARTE, adverb. Alternative form of à la carte
A LA CARTE, adjective. Alternative form of à la carte
À LA CARTE, adjective. (Food and drink) allowing selection from a fixed list of individually priced options shown on the menu
À LA CARTE, adverb. By ordering individually priced items from the menu
A LA MINUTE, adjective. (cooking) prepared to order, not prepared in advance
A LA MINUTE, adjective. (cooking) (of a sauce) prepared in the same pan in which the item the sauce is served over or with was cooked
À LA MINUTE, adjective. Alternative spelling of a la minute
À LA MODE, adjective. Fashionable; in the current style or fashion.
À LA MODE, adjective. (US) Served with ice cream.
A LA MODE, adjective. (US) Served with ice cream.
A LA MODE, adverb. In a particular style or fashion.
À LA RUSSE, adjective. (of a dinner service) Having courses already cut and handed it out to individual guests.
A LEVEL, noun. A non-compulsory examination taken in the final two years in British high schools.
A LEVEL, noun. (internet) (prostitution) (euphemism) anal sex.
A LEVELS, noun. Plural of A level
A LIFE OF ITS OWN, noun. (idiomatic) An independent existence with some characteristics of life.
A LIST, noun. Alternative spelling of A-list
A LITTLE, adverb. To a small extent or degree.
A LITTLE BIT OF BREAD AND NO CHEESE, interjection. (UK) (idiomatic) (onomatopoeic) the song of the yellowhammer.
A LITTLE FROM COLUMN A AND A LITTLE FROM COLUMN B, noun. Alternative form of a little from column A, a little from column B
A LITTLE FROM COLUMN A, A LITTLE FROM COLUMN B, noun. (idiomatic) (informal) A combination of two factors or reasons.
A LITTLE MATTER, adverb. (obsolete) Somewhat; slightly; a little.
A LONG TIME COMING, adjective. (set phrase) In process, delayed, awaited, or deserved for a considerable duration of time; overdue.
A LONG TIME IN COMING, adjective. Alternative form of a long time coming
A LOT, noun. A large amount.
A LOT, noun. Many things, much.
A LOT, adverb. (idiomatic) very much; a great deal; to a large extent.
A LOT, adverb. (idiomatic) often; frequently
A MAJOR, noun. (music) The major key with A as its tonic, with the notes A, B, C♯, D, E, F♯, and G♯, the key signature of which has three sharps.
A MAJOR, noun. (music) The major chord with a root of A.
A MATTER, adverb. (obsolete) Somewhat; slightly; a little.
A MENSA ET THORO, adverb. (historical) (legal) (of a divorce) Such as not to dissolve the marriage bond, but merely to authorize the husband and wife to live apart from each other.
A MINOR, noun. (music) The minor key with A as its tonic, consisting of the pitches A, B, C, D, E, F, and G.
A MINOR, noun. (music) The minor chord with a root of A.
A MINUS, noun. (education) A grade lower than "A" and higher than "B plus".
A MINUSES, noun. Plural of A minus
A NEGATIVE, adjective. (medicine) Of a blood type within the ABO and Rh blood grouping system. Blood type A negative has a phenotype of "A" and a Rhesus system classification of negative.
A NO. 1, adjective. (US) (colloquial) First class, superior.
A NON DOMINO, adjective. (legal) Describing a disposition of property granted by a party who has no title to it.
A NOTCH ABOVE, adjective. (idiomatic) superior to; of a higher quality than
À OUTRANCE, adverb. To the greatest extent, to the utmost.
A PIACERE, adverb. (music) At pleasure.
A PLOT, noun. The primary plot of a piece of literature, television, etc., contrasted with the secondary B plot.
A PLOTS, noun. Plural of A plot
A PLUS, noun. An academic grade issued by certain educational institutions. Slightly better than an A.
A PLUS, noun. (slang) The highest possible rating.
A PLUSES, noun. Plural of A plus
A POSITIVE, adjective. (medicine) Of a blood type within the ABO and Rh blood grouping system. Blood type A positive has a phenotype of "A" and a Rhesus system classification of positive.
A POSTERIORI, adjective. (logic) Involving deduction of theories from facts.
A POSTERIORI, adjective. (linguistics) (of a constructed language) Developed on a basis of languages which already exist.
A POSTERIORI, adverb. (logic) In a manner that deduces theories from facts.
A POTIORI, adjective. (of an argument) from the stronger or more important; according to the majority
A POTIORI, adjective. (grammar) The use the more generic category (for agreement) with combinations of words from two or more selective categories (such as gender). For example Each boy or girl took his book., or Le manteau et la robe sont verts, mais les chaussures n'est pas vertes. (The (masculine) coat and the (feminine) dress are (masculine plural) green, but the (feminine plural) shoes are not (feminine plural) green.)
A PRIORI, adjective. (logic) Based on hypothesis rather than experiment.
A PRIORI, adjective. Self-evident, intuitively obvious
A PRIORI, adjective. Presumed without analysis
A PRIORI, adjective. (linguistics) (of a constructed language) Developed entirely from scratch, without deriving it from existing languages.
A PRIORI, adverb. (logic) In a way based on theoretical deduction rather than empirical observation
A PRIORISM, noun. Alternative form of apriorism
À PROPOS, adverb. Alternative form of apropos
À PROPOS DE BOTTES, adverb. (dated or archaic) Apropos of nothing; without connection to anything.
À PROPOS DE BOTTES, adverb. (dated or archaic) Unrelatedly, by the way, by the by, apropos of nothing; used to indicate that one is changing the subject.
A QUICK DROP AND A SUDDEN STOP, noun. (idiomatic) A fall to one’s death, especially by hanging.
A RIDDLE WRAPPED UP IN AN ENIGMA, noun. (idiomatic) Something very mysterious and hidden.
A ROAD, noun. (British) Any of many major roads in Britain, mostly multi-lane dual carriageways between cities
A ROADS, noun. Plural of A road
A ROLAND FOR AN OLIVER, noun. (idiomatic) Equal measure; measure for measure; adequate response.
A ROLL, noun. (television) (film) The primary footage for non-narrative or interview based film, and usually refers to talking heads or footage that directly relates to the moment.
A SHARP, noun. Alternative spelling of A-sharp
A SHARP, proper noun. A programming language version of Ada for CLI, spelled A#.
A SMALL MATTER, adverb. (obsolete) Somewhat; slightly; a little.
A SPECIAL, noun. (historical) A member of a special police force from Northern Ireland.
A SPECIALS, noun. Plural of A Special
A SPRAT TO CATCH A MACKEREL, noun. One may sacrifice something of little value in the hope of gaining something better
A TEAM, noun. (sports) The best of a set of teams in a single club.
A TEAM, noun. (informal) The group or team which performs its work most effectively; a very good team.
A TEAM, noun. (cricket, rugby) A country's reserve team or development squad, comprising the best players not selected in the national team.
A TEAMS, noun. Plural of A team
A THING OR TWO, noun. A considerable amount; a lot.
A TO B TRAVEL, noun. (transportation planning) Transportation for ordinary purposes, as opposed to that by a professional driver for business purposes.
A TO Z, noun. Alternative letter-case form of A to Z
A TO Z, noun. (British) Any of a set of street maps of most British towns and cities; properly the Geographer's A–Z Street Atlas
A TO Z, noun. (uncountable) All facts related to a subject
A TO Z, noun. (often in titles) An encyclopedic or comprehensive guide.
A TO Z, adverb. Alphabetical order; lexical order
A TO Z, adverb. From beginning to the end.
A TO Z, adverb. Over the entirety; completely.
A TO ZS, noun. Plural of A to Z
A TREAT, adverb. (UK) Very effectively.
A TRIFLE, adverb. A little.

Dictionary definition

A, noun. A metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.
A, noun. Any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes.
A, noun. One of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose).
A, noun. (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA.
A, noun. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps".
A, noun. The 1st letter of the Roman alphabet.
A, noun. The blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen.

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