type A
adjective Date: 1970 relating to, characteristic of, having, or being a personality that is marked by impatience, aggressiveness, and competitiveness and that is held to be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease <
type A behavior

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Type A and Type B personality theory — The Type A and Type B personality theory is a personality type theory that describes a pattern of behaviors that were once considered to be a risk factor for coronary heart disease. Since its inception in the 1950s, the theory has been widely… …   Wikipedia

  • Type A videotape — 1 inch type A (designated Type A by SMPTE) is an open reel helical scan videotape format developed by Ampex in 1965, that was one of the first standardized open reel videotape formats in the 1 inch (25 mm) width (most others of that size at that… …   Wikipedia

  • Toyota Type A engine — The Type A engine was a straight 6 engine produced from 1935 through 1947 by Toyota.The Type B was a technically more advanced version of Type A.The Type C was a straight 4 engine derived from the Type A.Many parts were interchangeable between… …   Wikipedia

  • FBA Type A — NOTOC Infobox Aircraft name=Types A, B, and C caption= type=Reconnaissance flying boat manufacturer=FBA designer= first flight=avyear|1913 introduced= retired= status= primary user= more users= produced= number built=ca. 1,000 variants with their …   Wikipedia

  • Citroën Type A — 10CV Manufacturer Citroën Production 1919 1921 24,093 made Predecessor none …   Wikipedia

  • Gourdou-Leseurre Type A — NOTOC Infobox Aircraft name=Type A, GL.1 caption= type=Fighter national origin=France manufacturer=Gourdou Leseurre designer=Charles Gourdou and Jean Leseurre first flight=March avyear|1918 introduced= retired= status= primary user= more users=… …   Wikipedia

  • Endothelin receptor type A — Endothelin receptor type A, also known as EDNRA, is a human gene which encodes a G protein coupled receptor.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: EDNRA endothelin receptor type A| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene… …   Wikipedia

  • Stereo * Type A — Infobox Album | Name = Stereo Type A Type = Album Artist = Cibo Matto Released = June 8, 1999 Recorded = Genre = Indie rock Samba Shibuya kei Length = 57:04 Label = Warner Bros. Records Producer = Yuka Honda Reviews = *Allmusic: rating|3|5… …   Wikipedia

  • Connaught Type A — Der Connaught Type A war ein Formel 2 Rennwagen, der bei Connaught Engineering 1950 gebaut wurde und bis in die späten 1950er Jahre zum Einsatz kam. Vom Type A wurden 1950 neun Stück gebaut, die ab der Saison 1951 eingesetzt wurden. Alle A Types… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cytochrome b5, type A — Cytochrome b5 type A (microsomal) PDB rendering based on 1cyo …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

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