Pharmacology. aspirin, phenacetin, and caffeine: a compound formerly used in headache and cold remedies.
Facetious. any all-purpose cure.
acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, and caffeine; the mixture formerly used in headache and cold tablets
(Austral, old-fashioned, slang) a quick wash
acetylsalicylic acid, phenacetin, and caffeine (combined as an antipyretic and analgesic)
alien property custodian
armored personnel carrier
aspirin, phenacetin, and caffeine
- A-p-c virus
a-p-c virus A-P-C virus abbr. adenoidal-pharyngeal-conjunctival virus
a-part alpha particle Historical Examples It some-times hap-pens in these fights that the ant-lers get so fast-ened to-geth-er that the stags can-not get them a-part. My Treasure Thomas W. Handford
in sufficient quantity; in generous amounts (usually used following the noun it modifies): He had troubles aplenty. sufficiently; enough; more than sparingly: He howled aplenty when hurt. Historical Examples Pete says he’ll be right there a-plenty when they’re took by force. Somewhere in Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson You make out a list of what […]
annual return. Army Regulation; Army Regulations. Insurance. all risks. abbreviation anno regni all risks Latin anno Regni (in the year of the reign)
- A. s.
Associate in Science. . . accident and sickness. Historical Examples Why waste your time, Mr. Johnston, telling us you don’t like a. s.? Astounding Stories, March, 1931 Various He attacked us here, and after he had killed the others he admitted to me that he was a spy for the a. s. Evil Out of […]