a large, reddish-brown cockroach, Periplaneta americana, found originally in the southern U.S. but now widely distributed.
- American college test
Trademark. a standardized college admissions test developed by ACT, Inc., measuring English, mathematics, reading, and science skills: originally an abbreviation of American College Testing/American College Test. Compare . Association of Classroom Teachers. Australian Capital Territory. noun something done or performed; a deed the performance of some physical or mental process; action (capital when part of […]
- American copper
See under 1 (def 4). a malleable, ductile, metallic element having a characteristic reddish-brown color: used in large quantities as an electrical conductor and in the manufacture of alloys, as brass and bronze. Symbol: Cu; atomic weight: 63.54; atomic number: 29; specific gravity: 8.92 at 20°C. a metallic reddish brown. a coin composed of copper, […]
- American cotton
- American cowslip