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General (19 matching dictionaries)
- -a, -a, -a, a-, a-, a-, a-: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
- a-, a-: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
- a-: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
- a-, the-a: Wordnik [home, info]
- A-, 'a, -a: Wiktionary [home, info]
- a-: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
- a-: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
- -a, a-: Dictionary.com [home, info]
- a- (1), a- (2), a- (3), a (1), a (2): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
- a-: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
- 'A, A' (digraph), A(ABOTD), A-, A- (plane), A (.NET), A (Beanie Baby), A (Cass McCombs album), A (Cyrillic), A (DC characters), A (Dance Dance Revolution), A (IPA), A (Jethro Tull album), A (Kannada film), A (NYCS), A (New York City Subway), A (New York City Subway service), A (New York Subway), A (Norway), A (Rating), A (S-train), A (TV System), A (Television system), A (album), A (band), A (betu), A (digit), A (disambiguation), A (film), A (grade), A (kana), A (letter), A (musical note), A (programming language), A (scale), A (single), A (song), A (stock), A (symbol), A (television network), A (town), A (village), The A, .a: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
- A-: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
- a-: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
- A-: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
- a-: MyWord.info [home, info]
- a-: Free Dictionary [home, info]
- a-: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
Art (1 matching dictionary)
- a-: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]
Computing (1 matching dictionary)
- A (digit): Encyclopedia [home, info]
Medicine (5 matching dictionaries)
- A-, A (adenine), a-: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
- A-, a-: MedFriendly Glossary [home, info]
- A-: GASTROLAB Digestive Dictionary [home, info]
- A (digit), a-: Medical dictionary [home, info]
- A-, A (adenine), a-: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]
Science (2 matching dictionaries)
- a-: Glossary of Roots of Botanical Names [home, info]
- A-: A Dictionary of Quaternary Acronyms and Abbreviations [home, info]
Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
- The A: 1960's Slang [home, info]
- A [Bill Clinton], A [blarney stone], the A: Urban Dictionary [home, info]
Sports (1 matching dictionary)
- A-: Bicycle Glossary [home, info]
Quick definitions (a)|
() A barbarous corruption of have, of he, and sometimes of it and of they.
() An adjective, commonly called the indefinite article, and signifying one or any, but less emphatically.
() An expletive, void of sense, to fill up the meter
() In each; to or for each; as, "twenty leagues a day", "a hundred pounds a year", "a dollar a yard", etc.
() The first letter of the English and of many other alphabets. The capital A of the alphabets of Middle and Western Europe, as also the small letter (a), besides the forms in Italic, black letter, etc., are all descended from the old Latin A, which was borrowed from the Greek Alpha, of the same form; and this was made from the first letter (/) of the Phoenician alphabet, the equivalent of the Hebrew Aleph, and itself from the Egyptian origin. The Aleph was a consonant letter, with a guttural breath sound that was not an element of Greek articulation; and the Greeks took it to represent their vowel Alpha with the a sound, the Phoenician alphabet having no vowel symbols.
() The name of the sixth tone in the model major scale (that in C), or the first tone of the minor scale, which is named after it the scale in A minor. The second string of the violin is tuned to the A in the treble staff. -- A sharp (A/) is the name of a musical tone intermediate between A and B. -- A flat (A/) is the name of a tone intermediate between A and G.
(prep.) In process of; in the act of; into; to; -- used with verbal substantives in -ing which begin with a consonant. This is a shortened form of the preposition an (which was used before the vowel sound); as in a hunting, a building, a begging.
(prep.) In; on; at; by.
(This definition is from the 1913 Webster's Dictionary and may be outdated.)
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