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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

AU

  1. astronomical unit.

    Category: Astronomy

Au

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  2. Chem. Symbol.gold.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of Au:

< L aurum

A.U.

or a.u.

  1. angstrom unit.

    Category: Physics, Weights and Measures

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gold, Au, atomic number 79(noun)

    a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia

  2. Astronomical Unit, AU(noun)

    a unit of length used for distances within the solar system; equal to the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun (approximately 93 million miles or 150 million kilometers)

Freebase

  1. au

    .au is the Internet country code top-level domain for Australia.


Translations for au

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

honour(noun)

respect for truth, honesty etc

a man of honour.

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