AAA

AAA or Triple-A may just mean something that is high quality, premier, or excellent, or be a three-letter acronym. As a proper word Aaa, in the English language it is only found in the name of the Aaa Water Treader ("Cavaticovelia aaa"), a true bug found in Hawaiian caves. As an abbreviation or acronym, "AAA" is used for:

Economic, political, and social

* American Ambulance Association
* American Arbitration Association

Economic

* American Academy of Actuaries
* American Accounting Association
* American Angus Association
* A credit rating, ex. Triple-A status

Political

* Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933, US federal legislation
* Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, US federal legislation
* Agricultural Adjustment Administration, a USDA agency
* "Alianza Anticomunista Argentina" ("Argentine Anticommunist Alliance" in Spanish), an Argentinian far-right death squad of the mid-1970s
* "Alianza Americana Anticomunista" ("American Anticommunist Alliance" in Spanish), a paramilitary far-right Colombian organization, 1978–1979
* "Alianza Apostólica Anticomunista", in Spain — see 1977 Atocha Massacre
* American Automobile Association or Triple "A"

Social

* Adopt-An-Alleyway Youth Empowerment Project, San Francisco, California
* American Anthropological Association
* American Automobile Association or Triple "A"
* Australian Automobile Association, a member of the FIA

Arts

* American Abstract Artists, an artist-run organization formed in 1936 to promote and foster public understanding of abstract art
* Associated American Artists, an art gallery and art marketing business
* "Axis & Allies" (2004 video game), a WWII real-time strategy computer game
* "TripleA" (computer game), a strategy computer game, based on "Axis & Allies"

Graphics

* AAA, a Japanese manga by Fukushima Haruka
* Aces of ANSI Art, an organized body of artists dedicated to creating ANSI art

Architecture

* Alberta Association of Architects, a regulatory body

Literature

* A. A. Attanasio, Science fiction writer.
* AAA, a Japanese manga by Fukushima Haruka

Music

* AAA (band), a Japanese pop band
* "AAA", the sixth track on "City" (1997), by Strapping Young Lad
* Adult album alternative, a radio format
* Against All Authority ("-AAA-"), an American DIY ska-punk band
* American Accordionists' Association
* Angels & Airwaves, an American alternative rock band
* AntAcidAudio, an independent record label
* The lowest note on a piano (Sub-Contra)

Theatre

* Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, a British actor

ports

* Triple-A (baseball), the highest level of North American minor league baseball
* American Airlines Arena, the Miami Heat's sports stadium
* "Asistencia Asesoría y Administración", a Mexican wrestling promotion
* Amateur Athletic Association of England
* Montreal Amateur Athletic Association
* Arkansas Activities Association

cience and technology

Astronomy

* Amateur Achievement Award of Astronomical Society of the Pacific
* Association of Autonomous Astronauts

Chemistry

* Acetic Anhydride

Computing

* AAA protocol, "Authentication, Authorization and Accounting", an access control, policy enforcement and auditing framework for computing systems
* Amiga Advanced Architecture chipset, hardware for a proposed Commodore Amiga computer
* ASCII adjust after addition, an Intel BCD opcodes processor instruction
* The highest of the three levels of web site accessibility measured by WCAG

Mathematics

* Angle-angle-angle, see Similarity (mathematics)#Similar triangles

Medicine

* AAA proteins (ATPases Associated with various cellular Activities)
* Abdominal aortic aneurysm
* Triple A syndrome

Military

* Anti-Aircraft Artillery or "Triple A"

ocial science

* American Anthropological Association

Technology

* AAA battery, a standard size of dry cell
* Analog-analog-analog, a designation for audio analog recording

Other

* Anaa Airport in French Polynesia, IATA airport code
* Ansett Australia, an Australian airline, ICAO airline code
* Logan County Airport (Illinois), FAA airport code


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Aaa — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • AAA — (mitunter auch Triple A) steht für: Abdominelles Aortenaneurysma, eine Erweiterung der Körperhauptschlagader im Bereich des Bauchraums Advanced Amiga Architecture, ein Chipsatz für den Amiga, der nie fertiggestellt wurde AFIS ALKIS ATKIS Modell… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • AAA — American Arbitration Association (AAA) USA The largest full service alternative dispute resolution provider in the US. The AAA s administrative services include: • Arranging hearings. • Providing users with information on dispute resolution… …   Law dictionary

  • Aaa — steht als Abkürzung: Advanced Amiga Architecture, einen Chipsatz für den Amiga, der nie fertiggestellt wurde Adult Album Alternative, ein Radioformat AFIS ALKIS ATKIS Modell der Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Vermessungsverwaltungen der Länder der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • AAA — puede referirse a: Pila AAA, un tipo de batería eléctrica. Lucha Libre AAA: Héroes del Ring, un videojuego de lucha libre mexicana. Aneurisma de aorta abdominal, una patología relacionada con la dilatación de la arteria aorta. Síndrome de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • AAA — ACCOUNTING abbreviation for American Accounting Association * * *    Top rating for bonds of the highest quality. Awarded by the main rating agencies: Standard & Poor s, Moody s and Fitch IBCA.    ► See also Credit Rating, Moody s and Standard &… …   Financial and business terms

  • AAA — AAA, the1 Amateur Athletic Association a British organization for ↑athletes AAA 2 AAA, the2 the American Automobile Association; an American organization that provides services for people who own cars …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • AAA — (American Automobile Association) organization that provides its members with emergency road assistance (towing, etc.) and other automobile services (maps, travel planning, etc.) AAA (antiaircraft artillery) method of fighting against aircraft… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ääa — Ääa, Insel der Kirke, angeblich auf der Westseite Siciliens od. Italiens, s. u. Odysseus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • AAA — AAA, 1) auf röm. Münzen so v.w. drei Augusti (Kaiser); 2) (Technol.), der Proceß des Amalgamirens …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”