Associations to the word «Au»


AU, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Australia.
AU, symbol. Astronomical unit
AU, noun. (astronomy) Initialism of astronomical unit.
AU, noun. Initialism of angstrom unit.
AU, noun. (fandom) Initialism of alternate universe.
AU, proper noun. Initialism of African Union.
AU, symbol. (element symbol) Symbol for gold.
㍳, symbol. Astronomical unit
AU CONTRAIRE, adverb. On the contrary
AU COURANT, adjective. Up to date, informed on the latest developments, abreast, etc.
AU FAIT, adjective. Being familiar with or informed about something.
AU FOND, adverb. Deep down, in the end
AU GO-GO, adverb. Alternative spelling of à gogo
AU GRATIN, adjective. Covered with a crust of breadcrumbs (and often cheese) then browned under a grill.
AU JUS, adjective. (of a sandwich) prepared or served with the jus from roasted meat
AU JUS, noun. The jus itself, when something is served au jus
AU NATUREL, adverb. In the nude: in the naked state.
AU NATUREL, adverb. Naturally.
AU NATUREL, adverb. In the plainest or simplest manner.
AU NATUREL, adverb. Without makeup and with one's natural hair color.
AU PAIR, noun. A single girl (or, rarely, a boy) who helps a host family with childcare and/or housework while staying as a guest with a host family and generally receiving a small allowance (or pocket money)
AU PAIRS, noun. Plural of au pair
AU REVOIR, interjection. Goodbye till we meet again.

Dictionary definition

AU, noun. A soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia.
AU, noun. A unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers).

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis