An A-Scale Sound Level
is a measurement
of sound approximating the sensitivity of the human ear, used to note the intensity or annoyance level of sounds.
An Abandoned Well
is a Well
whose use has been permanently discontinued or which is in a state of such disrepair that it cannot be used for its intended purpose.
An Abatement describes the reducing the degree or intensity of, or eliminating, pollution.
The term abatement may also refer to any one of the following:
is the uptake of water
, other fluids, or dissolved chemicals by a cell or an Organism
(as tree roots absorb dissolved nutrients
An Absorption Barrier is any of the exchange sites of the body that permit uptake of various substances at different rates (e.g.
An Absorption of radiation
is the uptake of radiation by a solid body, liquid or gas. The absorbed Energy
may be transferred or re-emitted. See radiation.
An Acceptable Quality Level (AQL)
is the maximum number of errors, defects, or Contamination
at which data are considered usable.
Specific limits placed on