ac

Definitions

Electronics

  • (written as AC)
    Abbreviation of alternating current. electric current which alternates at regular intervals. Its direction is reversed 60 times per second in North America and 50 times most elsewhere, that is, 60 and 50 Hz respectively. Every cycle the current starts at zero, peaks, returns to zero, reaches the maximum in the opposite direction, goes back to zero, and so on. The average current during any complete cycle is zero.
  • (written as AC)
    Pertaining to, or utilizing AC (1).
  • chemical symbol foractinium
    (written as Ac)
  • abbreviation forabcoulomb
    (written as aC)
  • The unit of electrical quantity in the cgs system. There are 10 coulombs in an abcoulomb. Its abbreviation is aC.

Information & Library Science

  • in Internet addresses, the top-level domain for academic organisations
  • plural noun a change to proofs which is made by an author, and which is charged to the author if too many are made.

Military

  • noun
    (written as AC)
    a type of blood agent.
  • acronymHCN
    (written as AC)
  • acronym foraircraftman
    (written as AC)
  • acronym forHCN
    (written as AC)
  • acronym forhydrogen cyanide
    (written as AC)
  • acronym foraircraft
    (written as AC)
  • noun the lowest non-commissioned rank in the air force (equivalent to a private soldier in the army).
  • noun a type of blood agent.

Publishing

  • acronym forauthor's corrections
    (written as AC)
  • acronym forauthor’s corrections
    (written as AC)

Wine

  • acronym foradega cooperativa
    (written as AC)
  • acronym forAppellation Contrôlée
    (written as AC)
  • acronym forAppellation Contrôlée
    (written as AC)
  • a wine cooperative

Aviation

  • acronym foraltocumulus
    (written as AC)

Computing

  • abbreviation foracademic organisation

General Science

  • noun a poisonous liquid or gas with a smell of almonds, which is found naturally in some plants such as cassava or almond nuts.
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