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AAA

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  1. Agricultural Adjustment Administration.
  2. Amateur Athletic Association.
  3. American Automobile Association.
  4. antiaircraft artillery.
  5. Automobile Association of America.
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AAA

Symbol.
  1. a proportional shoe width size, narrower than AA.
  2. the highest quality rating for a corporate or municipal bond.
  3. Electricity. a battery size for 1.5 volt dry cells: diameter, 0.4 inches (1 cm); length 1.7 inches (4.3 cm).
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A.A.A.

  1. Amateur Athletic Association.
  2. American Automobile Association.
  3. Automobile Association of America.
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  • We are in the market for 500 AAA skunk, males and females for breeding purposes.

    Fur Farming For Profit

    Hermon Basil Laymon

  • It may be loaded with larger shot—say AAA—which is effective up to fifty yards.

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    Abel Chapman


British Dictionary definitions for aaa

AAA

abbreviation for
  1. British Amateur Athletic Association
  2. anti-aircraft artillerySee also triple A
  3. US Automobile Association of America
  4. Automobile Association of Australia
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Word Origin and History for aaa

A.A.A.

also AAA, abbreviation of American Automobile Association, attested 1902, American English, the year the organization was founded.

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