Also, A.C.V. actual cash value.
air cushion vehicle: any of various vehicles that ride over water or terrain on a cushion of air generated by downward-thrusting fans and are pushed forward by one or more air propellers.
actual cash value
Alfred Charles William, Viscount Northcliffe, 1865–1922, English journalist, publisher, and politician. his brother, Harold Sidney, 1st Viscount Rothermere [roth -er-meer] /ˈrɒð ərˌmɪər/ (Show IPA), 1868–1940, English publisher and politician. Historical Examples Edward disliked the Harmsworth Press; Robert thought it was doing good. Saint’s Progress John Galsworthy “This stuff seems to have been meant for some […]
a member of the royal house of England that ruled from 1461 to 1485. 1st Duke of (Edmund of Langley) 1341–1402, progenitor of the house of York (son of Edward III). Alvin Cullum [kuhl-uh m] /ˈkʌl əm/ (Show IPA), (Sergeant) 1887–1964, U.S. soldier. (def 1). Ancient Eboracum. a city in , in NE England, on […]
Count Alessandro di [ah-les-sahn-draw dee] /ˌɑ lɛsˈsɑn drɔ di/ (Show IPA), (Giuseppe Balsamo) 1743–95, Italian adventurer and impostor. Historical Examples Then Cagliostro was called, but almost as a matter of form, and dismissed immediately. The Queen’s Necklace Alexandre Dumas pre Cagliostro started, as if the question had roused him from a reverie. The Queen’s Necklace […]
Abraham (“Abe”) 1860–1951, U.S. novelist and journalist, born in Russia. Contemporary Examples Initially thrilled by the Russian Revolution, Cahan was speedily disenchanted. Moving It Forward: The Life of Abraham Cahan Considered Wendy Smith November 4, 2013 Historical Examples As well as his work Cahan’s life too is of unusual interest. The Spirit of the Ghetto […]
Alexander, 1898–1976, U.S. sculptor; originator of mobiles. Contemporary Examples From Calder to bedazzled tribal cuffs, the jewels at New York Fashion Week are oversized and outrageous. All That Glitters Alisa Gould-Simon February 16, 2009 Apparently, Calder modeled directly in plaster rather than starting out in clay or wax. “Cheval” of a Different Color Blake Gopnik […]