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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]
at loggerheads engaged in an argument or dispute.
at loose ends in an unsettled, uncertain, or confused state. [2 definitions]
ATM abbreviation of "automated teller machine," a computerized machine serving the function of a bank teller.
atman in Hinduism, the individual soul striving for enlightenment; breath of life. [2 definitions]
ATM card a plastic card that enables the holder to access an automated teller machine to obtain cash drawn from or charged against a bank account.
atmosphere the mass of gases surrounding the earth or any other celestial body. [3 definitions]
atmospheric of, pertaining to, or consisting of the mass of gases surrounding the earth. [2 definitions]
atmospheric river a very long and narrow wind corridor that transports a vast amount of water vapor through the sky.
atmospherics (used with a sing. verb) static in radio reception caused by atmospheric electrical activity. [2 definitions]
at odds not in agreement; out of harmony.
atoll a ring-shaped island or reef that surrounds a lagoon.
atom an invisible component of any element, consisting of protons, neutrons, and electrons, once considered the smallest possible unit of matter. [2 definitions]
atom bomb see "atomic bomb."
atomic of or relating to atoms or to the use of atoms in creating energy. [3 definitions]
atomic age (often cap.) the period in history characterized by the development and use of atomic energy in the generation of electrical power and for immensely destructive weapons.
atomic bomb an extremely destructive weapon, the explosive power of which derives from the immense amount of energy suddenly released when the nuclei of uranium 235 or plutonium atoms are split; atom bomb.