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Alaska Standard Time the standard time used in most of Alaska, nine hours behind Greenwich time.
alate having wings or winglike parts; winged.
alb a full-length linen robe worn by some Christian priests at the Eucharist.
albacore a variety of tuna found in warm to temperate waters, and often canned for human consumption.
Albania a Balkan country bordered by Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Greece, and the Adriatic Sea; People's Republic of Albania.
Albanian of or pertaining to Albania or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Albany the capital of New York.
albatross any of several of the largest seabirds, with webbed feet, long narrow wings, and hooked beaks, that are found chiefly in the Southern Hemisphere.
albedo the degree to which a planet, asteroid, or the like reflects light. [2 definitions]
albeit notwithstanding; even though.
Alberta a Canadian province located between Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
Albert Einstein a German physicist, U.S. citizen after 1940, who formulated the theories of relativity (b.1879--d.1955).
Albertina Sisulu South African anti-apartheid activist, who is a founding member of the Federation of South African Women and a member of the African National Congress (b.1919).
Albert Schweitzer a French physician, musician, and missionary in Africa (b.1875--d.1965).
Albigenses the members of a Christian sect that flourished in southern France from the eleventh to the thirteenth century, when it was exterminated for heresy.
albinism a congenital condition characterized by the partial or complete absence of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes.
albino an animal or human that has a congenital lack of pigmentation resulting in abnormally pale skin and hair and pink eyes, or a plant that similarly lacks pigmentation.
album a book or binder with blank pages or empty pockets in which a collection can be inserted, as of photographs, stamps, or mementos. [3 definitions]
albumen the nutritive substance surrounding an embryo or seed, such as the white of an egg. [2 definitions]
albumin any of a class of proteins soluble in water and coagulating in heat, found in egg white, blood, milk, and various plant and animal tissues.
Albuquerque the largest city in the U.S. state of New Mexico, located in the central region.