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# 5-letter words starting with a

• a bas — down with!
• a bit — A bit of something is a small amount of it.
• a due — together; in unison.
• a few — small number of
• a lot — lot (def 14).
• a one — first-class; first-rate; superior
• a pop — each
• a quo — the end from which; beginning; starting point; earliest limiting point.
• a tad — You can use a tad in expressions such as a tad big or a tad small when you mean that it is slightly too big or slightly too small.
• a-arm — An A-arm is part of a vehicle's suspension that consists of two rods in the shape of a letter A.
• a-law — (standard)   The ITU-T standard for nonuniform quantising logarithmic compression. The equation for A-law is | A | ------- (m/mp) |m/mp| =< 1/A | 1+ln A y = | | sgn(m) | ------ (1 + ln A|m/mp|) 1/A =< |m/mp| =< 1 | 1+ln A Values of u=100 and 255, A=87.6, mp is the Peak message value, m is the current quantised message value. (The formulae get simpler if you substitute x for m/mp and sgn(x) for sgn(m); then -1 <= x <= 1.) Converting from u-LAW to A-LAW introduces quantising errors. u-law is used in North America and Japan, and A-law is used in Europe and the rest of the world and international routes.
• a-one — noting a vessel regarded by a shipping-classification society as being equipped to the highest standard and with equipment maintained in first-class condition.
• aahed — Simple past tense and past participle of aah.
• aalii — a bushy sapindaceous shrub, Dodonaea viscosa, of Australia, Hawaii, Africa, and tropical America, having small greenish flowers and sticky foliage
• aalst — city in WC Belgium, near Brussels: pop. 76,000
• aalto — Alvar (ˈalvar). 1898–1976, Finnish architect and furniture designer, noted particularly for his public and industrial buildings, in which wood is much used. He invented bent plywood furniture (1932)
• aamsu — All Assam Manipuri Students Union
• aarau — a town in N Switzerland, capital of Aargau canton: capital of the Helvetic Republic from 1798 to 1803. Pop: 15 470 (2000)
• aargh — a cry of pain
• aaron — the first high priest of the Israelites, brother of Moses (Exodus 4:14)
• aarti — a Hindu ceremony in which lights with wicks soaked in ghee are lit and offered up to one or more deities
• abaat — Eye dialect of about.
• abaca — a Philippine plant, Musa textilis, related to the banana: family Musaceae. Its leafstalks are the source of Manila hemp
• abaci — a device for making arithmetic calculations, consisting of a frame set with rods on which balls or beads are moved.
• aback — towards the back; backwards
• abaco — two islands (Great Abaco and Little Abaco) in the N Bahamas. 776 sq. mi. (2010 sq. km).
• abada — (obsolete) The rhinoceros.
• abade — Obsolete form of abode.
• abaft — closer to the stern than to another place on a vessel
• abaka — Alternative spelling of abaca.
• abamp — Electricity. abampere.
• aband — (transitive) To desist in practicing, using, or doing; to renounce. (attested only in the late 16th century).
• abase — to humble or belittle (oneself, etc)
• abash — to cause to feel ill at ease, embarrassed, or confused; make ashamed
• abate — If something bad or undesirable abates, it becomes much less strong or severe.
• abaya — a loose-fitting, long-sleeved robe worn by Muslim women in Arabic-speaking countries, often with a headscarf or veil
• abbai — the part of the Blue Nile above Lake Tana.
• abbas — Ferhat. 1899–1985, Algerian nationalist leader: joined the National Liberation Front (1956); president of the provisional government of the Algerian republic (1958–61)
• abbat — Archaic spelling of abbot.
• abbed — displaying well-developed abdominal muscles
• abbes — a member of the secular clergy.
• abbey — An abbey is a church with buildings attached to it in which monks or nuns live or used to live.
• abbie — a female given name, form of Abigail.
• abbot — An abbot is the monk who is in charge of the other monks in a monastery or abbey.
• abc's — The ABC's of a subject or activity are the parts of it that you have to learn first because they are the most important and basic.
• abcee — the alphabet
• abdon — one of the minor judges of Israel. Judges 12:13–15.
• abeam — at right angles to the length and directly opposite the centre of a vessel or aircraft
• abear — to endure or to behave

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