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A. A. Michelson

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1. a. a. michelson, albert abraham michelson, albert michelson, michelson

United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931)

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A. A. Michelson

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nounWord forms: plural a's, A's or As
1. 
the first letter and first vowel of the modern English alphabet
2. 
any of several speech sounds represented by this letter, in English as in take, bag, calm, shortage, or cobra
3. Also called: alpha
the first in a series, esp the highest grade or mark, as in an examination
4.  from A to Z
determiner (indefinite article; used before an initial consonant)
1. 
used preceding a singular countable noun, if the noun is not previously specified or known
a dog
a terrible disappointment
2. 
used preceding a proper noun to indicate that a person or thing has some of the qualities of the one named
a Romeo
a Shylock
3. 
used preceding a noun or determiner of quantity
a cupful
a dozen eggs
a great many
to read a lot
4. 
used preceding a noun indicating a concrete or abstract thing capable of being divided
half a loaf
a quarter of a minute
5. (preceded by once, twice, several times, etc)
each or every; per
once a day
fifty pence a pound
6. 
a certain; one
to change policy at a stroke
a Mr Jones called
7. (preceded by not)
any at all
not a hope
verb
an informal or dialect word for have
they'd a said if they'd known
preposition
(usually linked to the preceding noun) an informal form of of
sorta sad
a kinda waste
symbol for
1. 
acceleration
2. 
are(s) (metric measure of land)
3. 
atto-
4. chess algebraic notation
symbol for
1. music
a. 
a note having a frequency of 440 hertz (A above middle C) or this value multiplied or divided by any power of 2; the sixth note of the scale of C major
b. 
a key, string, or pipe producing this note
c. 
the major or minor key having this note as its tonic
2. 
a human blood type of the ABO group, containing the A antigen
3. 
(in Britain) a major arterial road
the A3 runs from London to Portsmouth
4. (formerly, in Britain)
a. 
a film certified for viewing by anyone, but which contains material that some parents may not wish their children to see
b. 
(as modifier)
an A film
5. 
mass number
6. 
the number 10 in hexadecimal notation
7. cards
ace
8. chemistry
argon (now superseded by Ar)
9. 
ampere(s)
10. Also: at
ampere-turn
11. 
absolute (temperature)
12. 
(in circuit diagrams) ammeter
13. 
area
14. (in combination)
atomic
an A-bomb
an A-plant
15. chemistry
affinity
16. biochemistry
adenine
17. logic
a universal affirmative categorical proposition, such as all men are mortal: often symbolized as SaP
Compare E, I2, O1
18. 
a. 
a person whose job is in top management, or who holds a senior administrative or professional position
b. 
(as modifier)
an A worker
See also occupation groupings
abbreviation for
19. 
Austria (international car registration)
symbol for
angstrom unit
abbreviation for
1. 
acre(s) or acreage
2. 
America(n)
3. 
answer
determiner
Scottish variants of all

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A. A. Michelson

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noun
1. 
a blood type
see also ABO system
2.  US, Education
a grade indicating excellence
an A in history
3.  Music
a. 
the sixth tone or note in the ascending scale of C major
b. 
a key, string, etc. producing this tone
c. 
the scale having this tone as the keynote
adjective
4. 
first-class; A 1
see also A one
1.  Physics
absolute
2. 
adenine
3. 
America(n)
4. 
ampere
5. 
analog
6. 
angstrom
: also Å
7. 
anode
8. 
answer
9. 
April
10.  Chemistry; Archaic
argon
11.  Baseball and Basketball and Hockey
assist(s)
12. 
attendance
13. 
August
nounWord forms: plural A's (eɪz ; āz) or a's
1. 
the first letter of the English alphabet: from the Greek alpha, a borrowing from the Phoenician
2. 
any of the speech sounds that this letter represents, as, in English, the vowel ( (æ) ; a) ) of hat, ( (ɑ) ; ä) ) of father, ( () ; ā) ) of bake, or ( (ɔ) ; ô) ) of call
3. 
a type or impression for a or A
4. 
the first in a sequence or group
5. 
an object shaped like A
adjective
6. 
of a or A
7. 
first in a sequence or group
8. 
shaped like A
adjective, indefinite article
1. 
one; one sort of
we planted a tree
2. 
each; any one [a gun is dangerous]
a connotes a thing not previously noted or recognized, in contrast with the, which connotes a thing previously noted or recognized
preposition
3. 
to each; in each; for each; per
once a day
adjective
Scottish
all
1. 
about
2. 
absent
3.  Physics
acceleration
4. 
active
5. 
adjective
6. 
adult
7. 
alto
8. 
anonymous
9. 
answer
10. 
are (unit of area)
11. 
atto-

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