AFT

AFT
abbreviation 1. American Federation of Teachers 2. automatic fine-tuning

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  • aft — aft1 [aft, äft] adv. [ME afte < OE æftan (akin to Goth aftana, from behind < afta, behind, farthest back) < IE base * af , off, away] at, near, or toward the stern of a ship or the rear of an aircraft [Smith is stationed aft during all… …   English World dictionary

  • Aft — ([.a]ft), adv. & a. [AS. [ae]ftan behind; orig. superl. of of, off. See {After}.] (Naut.) Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • AFT — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Administrador Financiero de Transantiago Obtenido de AFT …   Wikipedia Español

  • AFT — is a three letter acronym that may refer to: * Accelerated failure time model, a statistical model used in survival analysis. * Adiabatic flame temperature * Airport Flow Tool * Ali Farka Toure * Almost Free Text * American Farmland Trust *… …   Wikipedia

  • AFT — AFT: Abk. für ↑Antifibrinolysintest …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • aft — [a:ft US æft] adj, adv technical [: Old English; Origin: Aftan from behind, behind ] in or towards the back part of a boat or aircraft ≠ ↑fore (2) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • aft — [ æft ] adjective, adverb TECHNICAL in or toward the back part of a ship or airplane …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • aft — (adv.) O.E. æftan from behind, behind, farthest back, from superlative of O.E. æf, af, of away, away from, off (see OF (Cf. of)). The Germanic superlative suffix * ta corresponds to PIE * to (Cf. Gk. protos first, superlative of pro before ). Now …   Etymology dictionary

  • AFT — (American Federation of Teachers) ɑːft trade union for professionals in the fields of education healthcare and public service (founded in 1916) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aft — *abaft, astern Analogous words: *after, behind: rear, back, *posterior, hind Antonyms: fore Contrasted words: *before, ahead, forward …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • aft — /aft / (say ahft) Nautical –adverb 1. at, in, or towards the stern. –adjective 2. situated in or near the stern. {Middle English, Old English æftan from behind} …   Australian English dictionary

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