Examples from the Web for ap
Police officials told the AP that they came out with guns blazing.
According to the AP, as of October, there were only four people still alive who be affected by this legislation.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Democratic activist named Tom Connolly later revealed to the AP that he was the source.Brace Yourself: October Election Surprises Surely on the Way|Matt Lewis|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The AP story used in the Hitler-Bush assignment is titled, “Bush: Iraq War Justified Despite No WMD,” which ran in October 2003.D.C. Public Schools Hides Teacher Who Told Students to Compare Bush to Hitler|Asawin Suebsaeng|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That allows you to get at what most people were reading, which was the wire service stuff, the AP and the UPI stuff.
Sar-da-na-pa-lus: pronounce it with the accent on pa, and not on ap.
But I see right here ef I is comp'ny done come to spen' de day, I'd bes' put on a ap'on and git ter wuck.Molly Brown's Orchard Home|Nell Speed
Meanwhile Rees ap Rees was growing elderly, and worn out with money, which is a frightful thing to feel.The Maid of Sker|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Let AP (fig. 16) represent the surface of the grating, O being the centre of the circle.
Appetency, ap′pet-ens-i, n. a seeking after: craving or appetite: desire, especially sensual desire—also Ap′petence.
Word Origin for ap
Word Origin for a.p.
abbreviation of Associated Press, first recorded 1879; the organization was founded May 1848 as co-operative news gathering effort among New York City newspaper publishers covering the war with Mexico.
patronymic prefix in Welsh names, earlier map "son," cognate with Gaelic mac. Since 17c. merged into surnames (Ap Rhys = Price, Ap Evan = Bevan, etc.).
It is said that a Welshman who evidently was not willing to be surpassed in length of pedigree, when making out his genealogical tree, wrote near the middle of his long array of 'aps' -- "about this time Adam was born." ["Origin and Significance of our Names," "The Chautauquan," Oct. 1887-July 1888]
form of Latin ad- before words beginning in -p-; see ad-.