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at-home a usu. informal reception of visitors and guests at one's home.
athwart crossing at a slant; crosswise. [4 definitions]
-atic of, or of the nature of; characterized by.
atilt at a slant; tilted.
atingle feeling a prickling or tingling sensation, often from excitement.
-ation act; action; process. [2 definitions]
at issue in dispute; being discussed.
-ative causing or tending to cause.
Atlanta the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia.
Atlantic of or pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean. [2 definitions]
Atlantic Ocean an ocean bordered by Europe and Africa on the east and the Americas on the west.
Atlantic Standard Time the standard time used in the western Atlantic and the easternmost parts of Canada, four hours behind Greenwich time.
Atlantis a mythical Atlantic island and ancient civilization west of Gibraltar that supposedly sank into the sea.
at-large election an election in which every voter can vote for candidates to fill any and all vacant positions in a representative body. Unlike a single-member election, in which people can vote only for candidates who represent their particular legislative district, at-large elections allow every person to vote on each vacant position within a governing body.
atlas (cap.) in Greek mythology, a Titan condemned to support the heavens on his shoulders. [5 definitions]
Atlas Mountains a range of mountains in northwest Africa stretching across the southwestern part of Morocco and northern parts of Algeria and Tunisia.
at last after a long time or wait; finally.
at least at the lowest amount; not less than. [2 definitions]
at leisure having free or spare time; not working or otherwise occupied.
at length for a long time; in great detail. [2 definitions]
at liberty free from bondage. [2 definitions]