aa

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n AA an associate degree in arts
    • n AA an international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholism
    • n aa a dry form of lava resembling clinkers
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aa In recipes, an abbreviation equivalent, when used after the names of several ingredients, to ‘of each one take.’
    • n aa A form of cooled lava-stream of which the surface consists of jagged and irregular blocks. The blocks represent the chilled and solidified crust of a molten mass, and were formed during a pause. When the onward movement was resumed the frozen cakes were piled one upon another. Contrasted with pahoehoe, which refers to smooth or fluted surfaces. Both words are of Hawaiian origin, but are occasionally used in English writings on volcanoes. C. E. Dutton, Ann. Rep. Director U. S. Geol. Survey 1884, p. 95.
    • n aa An abbreviation of Assistant Adjutant-General.
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Quotations

  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    “A typical day in the life of a heavy metal musician consists of a round of golf and an AA meeting.”

Usage

In literature:

Screw BB with two screws exactly in the middle, at right angles to AA, at C, a foot from the top.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
I have not been in any company where this matter aas been a topic, that did not see it in the light it is here stated.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
I have not been in any company where this matter aas been a topic, that did not see it in the light it is here stated.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. 1791-1804" by Thomas Paine
These special rules reject AA and AI, and the two columns on the right.
"Logic, Inductive and Deductive" by William Minto
By Louis F. Klipstein, AA.LL.M.
"Eureka:" by Edgar A. Poe
The AA shells were bursting close under their noses.
"A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F." by Rutherford G. Montgomery
Courland is drained by nearly one hundred rivers, of which only three, the Dvina, the Aa and the Windau, are navigable.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
He however succeeded in crossing the Aa at low water, and gained the sands on the opposite side.
"History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain." by William H. Prescott
The Steenwyker Aa, however, enters the Zuider Zee independently.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
These fleeces are then packed in bags and marked x - xx- xxx, or lettered a, b, AA, or numbered 1, 2, 3, etc.
"Practical Angora Goat Raising" by C. P. Bailey
If, in the rectangle AACC, AA = a, and AC = b, its area is S = ab, and its energy Tab.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
The chief god of Eridu was Ea, a name also rendered Ae and Aa, and apparently meaning 'waters' or 'house (region) of waters'.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
As for me, a Class AA team ain't so worse.
"Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager" by Burt L. Standish
We'd be a sitting duck for one of their AA-9 active homing missiles.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
Great as the victory at Nis-aa was, its results, as far as Harold was concerned, proved insignificant.
"The Story of Norway" by Hjalmar H. Boyesen
The rings aa', a1a1', are connected by wet strings so as to charge up the jars.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
It is obvious that the curve is symmetrical about AA'.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
At the same time, aA proportion like that would be impossible in a text of Southern origin.
"Torrent of Portyngale" by Unknown
First across the black lava flows and broken aa.
"Six Prize Hawaiian Stories of the Kilohana Art League:"
The pencil is at the junction of two small bars CC', which are hinged at their other end to the levers AA'.
"The Romance of Modern Invention" by Archibald Williams
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In poetry:

I'SE coomin' back fra' furrin parts,
An', Aa! I'se varra fain
To see my lile steean hoose
In Wensleydale again.
"T' Lile Hoose (For Watson Dyke)" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
Ah's coomin' back fra' furrin parts,
An', Aa! Ah's varra fain
To sec my lahl steean hoose
In Wensleydale again.
"T' Lahl Hoose " by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
Aa! when I'se sad, or worn, or ill.
I'se allus terrible fain
To finnd my way fra' ony airt
To that sweet place again;
"T' Lile Hoose (For Watson Dyke)" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
I'll harness t'owd horse an' have him
In ten minutes outside t'door.
Aa Alison as each Hiring cooms
I luve thee more an' more.
"Darby An' Joan" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
Aa! when Ah's sad, or worn, or ill,
Ah's allus terrible fain
To finnd my way fra' ony airt
To that sweet place again;
But noo theer's strangers livin' theer;
"T' Lahl Hoose " by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
'There's no better farmer in Silver Garsdale
Than thi faither. Aa! Luve, thoo looks a bit pale. .
I've no use for my Sunday best
Or my hair be-ribboned like all the rest.
"The Daughter Of Gypsy Nan" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe

In news:

Trefz is currently the top-ranked runner in Class AA-A.
The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA. Class AA semifinal.
North Toronto Minor Atom AA hockey team steamrolling competition in GTHL.
Attempted murder during AA meeting.
Baer scored a pair of second-half goals Monday, helping the top-seeded Bisons knock off Cambria Heights, 2-0, in the District 5/6 Class AA semifinals.
This will be Bailey 's third season overall with the Smokies and it's the first time since Tennessee became the Class AA affiliate of the Cubs that a manager has returned for a second consecutive season.
Bermudian Springs coach Jon Defoe knew his team would face a monumental challenge if it met Wyomissing in the District 3-AA championship game.
For the fifth time in six years, the Marshall Tigers will vie for the Class AA state volleyball championship.
1 seed Marshall in the semifinals of the Class AA state tournament.
Bethlehem 's Jeremy Shuman (5) moves past Niskayuna's Luke Faranda (24) during their Section II Class AA soccer championship at Colonie High School on Monday.
Chevrolet Cruze chassis move along the assembly line at the General Motors Cruze assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio July 22, 2011 REUTERS/Aa.
The biannual AAS Conventions are excellent opportunities to watch birds , meet other birders , learn and have fun.
Oley Valley's Erin Gillingham, left, battles for the ball with a Milton Hershey player in Saturday's District 3-AA playoff game.
Philipsburg-Osceola was about a foot from taking a 2-0 advantage in its PIAA Class AA quarterfinal high school baseball playoff game against Pine Grove Thursday.
Cougars the best in MAIS AA.
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In science:

Here vi is the macroscopic four-velocities of ambience, kB is the Boltzman’s constant, T is the temperature, Aa is the normalizing constant.
Macroscopic Einstein equations for a system of interacting particles and their cosmological applications
Dirac operator is given by Eq. (7) with Aµ = Aa µ τa/2, where the τa are the SU(2) Pauli matrices in color space.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Each term of the triplet Aa j coincides with the vector potential of a 5D Dirac monopole with a unit topological charge and with the line of singularity along the nonpositive x0 semiaxis.
Dyon-Oscillator Duality
The YCM is defined as a fivedimensional system composed of the Yang monopole (Aa j ) of the topological charge +1 and the particle of the isospin ( ˆTa ).
Dyon-Oscillator Duality
Let Aa,b be the the union of all such components.
The Hodge Conjecture for general Prym varieties
The map Aa,b → S makes each component of the former a covering space of S .
The Hodge Conjecture for general Prym varieties
If s is any point of S which is not in B , then by the above reasoning, the only points of H a,b that lie over it are in Aa,b .
The Hodge Conjecture for general Prym varieties
A ) has length < κ, then tp(¯b, A) κ -construction, κ = cf(κ), ¯b ⊆ AA 3) If A is an Fsp does not split over some B ⊆ A, |B | < κ.
Classification theory for theories with NIP - a modest beginning
We will determine κ(χ), when χt is the symplectomorphism of S 2 given by χt (q) = et(aA+bB ) q , where a, b ∈ R.
Hamiltonian symplectomorphisms and the Berry phase
Aharonov–Anandan (AA) geometric phase (Aharonov and Anandan, 1987).
Smooth Loops, Generalized Coherent States and Geometric Phases
Actually, the sphere S 2 can be considered as the phase manifold of the spin (Perelomov, 1986) and, consequently, equation (25) gives the AA geometric phase for the cyclic evolution of the spin.
Smooth Loops, Generalized Coherent States and Geometric Phases
The above discussion shows that the generalized coherent states actually are detemined by points of the corresponding smooth loop Q and AA geometric phase is originated by nonassociativity of the operation (multiplication) in Q.
Smooth Loops, Generalized Coherent States and Geometric Phases
Aas the random process x(t) taken at time tr i.e. y (tr ) = x(t).
Resampled random processes in gravitational-wave data analysis
For any matrix A, the product AA† (or A†A) is positive semi-definite, its eigenvalues are real and non-negative.
Probability density of determinants of random matrices
The positive square roots of the eigenvalues of AA† (or of A†A, they are the same) are known as the singular values of A.
Probability density of determinants of random matrices
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