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AP

  1. (international standards) Indeterminately reserved ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for the African Regional Industrial Property Organization.

Usage notes edit

This is an indeterminately reserved code, included as part of ISO 3166-1 on the request of the World Intellectual Property Organization due to its use in the WIPO ST.3 standard, and is not endorsed for general use by the ISO.

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AP

  1. (aviation) Initialism of Atlantic Pacific - (Global Indicator used for air fare calculations)
  2. (US, education) Initialism of Advanced Placement.
    Coordinate term: IB
  3. (journalism) Initialism of Associated Press.
  4. (US, military) USPS military code of Armed ForcesPacific.
    • 2010 October 29, Bill Shrum, “Shipping to soldiers for the holidays”, in Stuttgart (Arkansas) Daily Leader:
      • APO/FPO AE ZIPs 094-098 — Space Available Mail, Nov. 26; Parcel Airlift Mail, Dec. 3; Priority Mail, Dec. 10; First Class Mail Letters and Cards, Dec.10 and Express Mail Military Service, Dec. 18.

      • APO/FPO AA ZIP 340 — Space Available Mail, Nov. 26; Parcel Airlift Mail, Dec. 3; Priority Mail, Dec. 10; First Class Mail Letters and Cards, Dec. 10 and Express Mail Military Service, Dec. 18.
      • APO/FPO AP ZIPs 962-966 — Space Available Mail, Nov. 26; Parcel Airlift Mail, Dec. 3; Priority Mail, Dec. 10; First Class Mail Letters and Cards, Dec. 10 and Express Mail Military Service, Dec. 18.
  5. A placename:
    1. Abbreviation of Andhra Pradesh.
    2. Abbreviation of Amapá. (a state of Brazil)
    3. Abbreviation of Arabian Plate.

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(Associated Press):

  • Reuters
  • UPI (United Press International)
  • CP (Canadian Press)
  • PC (Presse Canadienne)
  • AFP (Agence France Presse)
  • AGI (Agenzia Giornalistica Italia)

Noun edit

AP (countable and uncountable, plural APs)

  1. (computing) Initialism of access point.
  2. (video games) Initialism of action point.
  3. (military, US, Navy) Abbreviation of Auxiliary Provisions (a naval transport).
  4. (organic chemistry) Initialism of acetylpyrroline.
  5. (grammar, sentence parsing) Initialism of adjective phrase; adverbial phrase. (Note: to disambiguate, one can use the abbreviations AdjP and AdvP instead.)
  6. (food) Abbreviation of all-purpose flour.
  7. (accounting) Initialism of accounts payable.
  8. (banking) Initialism of automatic payment.
  9. (gambling) Initialism of advantage player.
  10. (US, education) An Advanced Placement program
    Coordinate term: IB
  11. (US, uncountable) Initialism of American plan (hotel rate type).
  12. Initialism of authorized participant.
  13. Initialism of affair partner.
  14. Initialism of attachment parenting.
  15. Initialism of aerosolized pentamidine.
    • 1989 April 22, Chris Bull, “Medicare Planning To Cut Funding For AIDS Drugs”, in Gay Community News, page 1:
      He pointed out that the annual cost of AP prophylaxis is $2100, and that a single hospitalization for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) costs six times that amount. (AP is generally regarded as an effective preventive for PCP)

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AP (not comparable)

  1. Initialism of all-purpose.
  2. (medicine) Initialism of anteroposterior.
    Coordinate term: PA (posteroanterior)
    • 2016, B.J. Manaster, “Osteochondroma”, in B.J. Manaster, editor, Diagnostic Imaging: Musculoskeletal: Non-Traumatic Disease, 2nd edition, Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, →ISBN, page 250:
      AP radiograph shows an exophytic type of exostosis. [image caption]
  3. (military) Initialism of anti-personnel.
  4. (military) Initialism of armor-piercing.
  5. Initialism of alternately placed.

Coordinate terms edit

  • (military): HE (high-explosive), AT (anti-tank)

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Noun edit

AP

  1. (Internet slang) Initialism of alkuperäinen postaaja (original poster; OP).

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Etymology edit

An abbreviation of various place names.

Proper noun edit

AP ?

  1. Apples CH (Swiss commune)
  2. Awyer

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AP m

  1. Abbreviation of Amapá (Brazilian state)

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AP f

  1. (Spanish politics, historical) Initialism of Alianza Popular, a Spanish political party (1977–1989), refounded as PP (Partido Popular).

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AP (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜌ᜔ ᜉᜒ)

  1. (education) Initialism of araling panlipunan (social studies).

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AP

  1. (media) Initialism of Associated Press.
  2. (politics, dated) Initialism of Adalet Partisi (Justice Party).