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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.
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]
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, which can result in drenching rainstorms for particular areas.