19-letter words containing a, c

  • a change of scenery — If you have a change of scenery, you go somewhere different after being in a particular place for a long time.
  • a creature of habit — If you say that someone is a creature of habit, you mean that they usually do the same thing at the same time each day, rather than doing new and different things.
  • a drop in the ocean — If you say that something is a drop in the ocean, you mean that it is a very small amount which is unimportant compared to the cost of other things or is so small that it has very little effect on something.
  • a ghost of a chance — If someone does not stand or does not have a ghost of a chance of doing something, they have very little chance of succeeding in it.
  • a hard nut to crack — a person not easily persuaded or won over
  • a kick in the teeth — If you describe an event as a kick in the teeth, you are emphasizing that it is very disappointing and upsetting.
  • a mountain to climb — If you say that someone has a mountain to climb, you mean that it will be difficult for them to achieve what they want to achieve.
  • a race against time — You describe a situation as a race against time when you have to work very fast in order to do something before a particular time, or before another thing happens.
  • a storm in a teacup — If you describe a situation as a storm in a teacup, you think that a lot of fuss is being made about something that is not important.
  • abnormal psychology — the study of behaviour patterns that diverge widely from generally accepted norms, esp those of a pathological nature
  • absolute complement — complement (def 8).
  • absolutory sentence — a sentence that acquits the accused
  • absorption spectrum — the characteristic pattern of dark lines or bands that occurs when electromagnetic radiation is passed through an absorbing medium into a spectroscope. An equivalent pattern occurs as coloured lines or bands in the emission spectrum of that medium
  • abstinence syndrome — the withdrawal symptoms that occur after abstinence from a drug, especially a narcotic, to which one is addicted.
  • abstracting journal — a periodical consisting mainly or entirely of abstracts of current works.
  • abstracting service — a service that provides abstracts of publications on a subject or group of related subjects, usually on a subscription basis.
  • accelerated program — a course of study which allows students to progress through their education more quickly than usual
  • acceleration clause — a clause in a contract specifying that certain obligations will become due immediately in the event of a breach of contract, etc
  • access control list — (networking)   (ACL) A list of the services available on a server, each with a list of the hosts permitted to use the service.
  • accessory apartment — a self-contained living area within a single-family home, as for an aging parent.
  • accident prevention — avoidance of the occurrence of an accident
  • accident protection — a form of insurance which pays out in the event of an accident when driving
  • accommodation paper — a bill of exchange cosigned by one party as maker, acceptor, or endorser without requiring collateral or a fee, in order to lend his or her credit reputation to the second party
  • accommodation party — the guarantor who signs an accommodation bill
  • accommodation train — a local train that stops at small stations along a route
  • accompanying letter — a letter that comes with another document or enclosure
  • according to cocker — reliable or reliably; correct or correctly
  • accounts department — the section of a company that deals with the accounts
  • accounts receivable — A company's accounts receivable are all the money that it is owed by other companies for goods or services that it has supplied, or a list of these companies and the amounts that they owe.
  • accredited investor — An accredited investor is an organization or a wealthy individual that is considered to be financially knowledgeable, and can buy securities that are not registered with the SEC.
  • ace up one's sleeve — a playing card or die marked with or having the value indicated by a single spot: He dealt me four aces in the first hand.
  • acknowledgment slip — a piece of paper that you sign as proof of having received a letter, parcel, payment, etc
  • acoustic gramophone — a device for reproducing the sounds stored on a record: now usually applied to the nearly obsolete type that uses a clockwork motor and acoustic horn
  • acoustic resistance — acoustic impedance caused by the internal friction of the transmitting medium.
  • acoustic theodolite — an acoustic device that records a continuous vertical profile of ocean currents at a particular site.
  • activation analysis — a method for the qualitative and quantitative determination of trace amounts of various elements by measuring the characteristic radioactive decay induced by neutron bombardment.
  • active server pages — (web, programming)   (ASP) A scripting environment for Microsoft Internet Information Server in which you can combine HTML, scripts and reusable ActiveX server components to create dynamic web pages. IIS 4.0 includes scripting engines for Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) and Microsoft JScript. ActiveX scripting engines for Perl and REXX are available through third-party developers.
  • ad kalendas graecas — at no time; never: from the fact that the Greeks did not reckon dates by calends.
  • ad-hoc polymorphism — overloading
  • addressed call mode — (communications)   (ACM) A mode that permits control signals and commands to establish and terminate calls in V.25bis.
  • adobe systems, inc. — (company)   A California font foundry and software house. Adobe created the PostScript page description language and wrote the Blue Book, Green Book, Red Book and White Book on it. They also developed PDF. Adobe took over Frame Technology Corporation in late 1995/early 1996. E-mail: <[email protected]>. Address: Silicon Valley, California, USA.
  • adrenocorticotropic — that can stimulate the cortex of the adrenal glands
  • adrenocorticotropin — ACTH.
  • advanced revelation — (database)   (AREV) A database development environment for personal computers available from Revelation Software since 1982. Originally based on the PICK operating system, there are over one million users worldwide in 1996.
  • advertising account — account (def 11c).
  • advocacy journalism — journalism that promotes a cause or expresses a subjective viewpoint.
  • aerodynamic braking — the use of aerodynamic drag to slow spacecraft re-entering the atmosphere
  • aeronautic engineer — engineer involved in the design and construction of aeroplanes
  • affective psychosis — a severe mental disorder characterized by extreme moods of either depression or mania
  • affordable care act — a federal law providing for a fundamental reform of the U.S. healthcare and health insurance system, signed by President Barack Obama in 2010: formally called Affordable Care Act or Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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