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Symbol for 1 are. 2 atto-. 3 year. [from French année]

A

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Symbol for 1 (light ital.) absorbance. 2 (light ital.) activity. 3 (light ital.) affinity (chemical). 4 (light ital.) area. 5

Å

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Symbol for angstrom.

A

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1 A blood group and its associated antigen (see ABO).

2 Symbol for i acid-catalysed (see reaction

a

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Symbol (light ital.) for 1 acceleration (in nonvector equations; a); in vector equations it is printed in bold italic

a-

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Prefix denoting absence of, lacking, not (e.g. abiotic, *acellular, achromatic, asexual, anaerobic, anechoic, *anhydrous).

a.c.

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Abbrev. for alternating current.

a.f.

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Abbrev. for audiofrequency.

a.f.c.

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Abbrev. for automatic frequency control.

a.g.c.

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Abbrev. for automatic gain control.

a.v.c.

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Abbrev. for automatic volume control.

A/D

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Abbrev. for analog-to-digital.

AAO

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Abbrev. for Anglo-Australian Observatory (Siding Spring, NSW).

AAR

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Abbrev. for amino acid racemization.

AAS

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Abbrev. for atomic absorption spectroscopy.

AAT

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Abbrev. for Anglo-Australian Telescope (Siding Spring, NSW).

AAV

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Abbrev. for adeno-associated virus. See dependovirus.

AB

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A blood group of the *ABO system.

ab-

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Prefix denoting 1 away from or opposite to (e.g. abaxial, aboral).2 Obsolete an electromagnetic unit in the cgs system

ABA

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Abbrev. for abscisic acid.

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