Contemporary Examples

He says ISIS “is positioning itself as an alternative to AQ.”
Jihadist Vendetta Takes Out Qaeda Leader Jamie Dettmer February 23, 2014

The Taliban and AQ leadership were routed, on the run to Pakistan.
The First American: Excerpt from Henry Crumpton’s ‘The Art of Intelligence’ Henry A. Crumpton May 13, 2012

Earlier this year, the rebels boldly stood up to AQ affiliates throughout Syria, but remain under vicious ISIS suicide attacks.
A New Start To U.S. Policy In Syria Can Save Lives Tom Perriello February 16, 2014

The only other global al Qaeda faction that I’ve seen moving in that direction is AQ central in AfPak.
Al Qaeda’s Flight 253 Blueprint Howard Altman December 25, 2009

Historical Examples

He then added a few drops of chloric ether and ammonia, and some lemon to a real square bottleful of AQ.
When Ghost Meets Ghost William Frend De Morgan

Any budding medico who understood the pre-eminence enjoyed by AQ.
The Wings of the Morning Louis Tracy

The repetition of AQ in this sentence can hardly be accidental.
The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

Larrey recommends with the same view, after the application of moxa, the use of the AQ.
North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 Various

I was shooting with a slur-bow559 from above the Gate and some of my circle were shooting arrows (AQ).
The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

A mile before reaching Tuz we ran into the AQ Su, a large stream flowing through a narrow cleft in the hills.
War in the Garden of Eden Kermit Roosevelt

achievement quotient

The country code for Antarctica.
as quoted
Latin aqua (water)


Read Also:

  • Aq. comm.

    (in prescriptions) common water.

  • Aq. bull.

    (in prescriptions) boiling water. Latin aqua bulliens (boiling water)

  • Aq. dest.

    (in prescriptions) distilled water. Latin aqua destillata (distilled water)

  • Aq. ferv.

    (in prescriptions) hot water. Latin aqua fervens (hot water)

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