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agger

[aj-er] /ˈædʒ ər/
noun
1.
Also called double tide. Oceanography.
  1. a high tide in which the water rises to a certain level, recedes, then rises again.
  2. a low tide in which the water recedes to a certain level, rises slightly, then recedes again.
2.
(in ancient Roman building) an earthen mound or rampart, especially one having no revetment.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English: heap, pile < Latin: rubble, mound, rampart, equivalent to ag- ag- + -ger, base of gerere to carry, bring

ag

[ag] /æg/
adjective, noun, Informal.
1.
agriculture:
ag courses; to major in ag.
Origin
by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for agger

agger

/ˈædʒə/
noun
1.
an earthwork or mound forming a rampart, esp in a Roman military camp
Word Origin
C14: from Latin agger a heap, from ad- to + gerere to carry, bring

ag1

/æx/
interjection (South African)
1.
an expression of surprise, annoyance, pleasure, etc
sentence connector
2.
an expression used to preface a remark, gain time, etc

ag2

abbreviation
1.
Antigua and Barbuda

Ag

Chemical symbol
1.
silver
Word Origin
from Latin argentum

AG

abbreviation
1.
Adjutant General
2.
Attorney General
3.
Aktiengesellschaft
Word Origin
(for sense 3) German: joint-stock company
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Word Origin and History for agger

ag

n.

abbreviation of agriculture, attested from 1918, American English.

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agger in Medicine

Ag
The symbol for the element silver.

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agger in Science
Ag  
The symbol for silver.
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Slang definitions & phrases for agger

ag

modifier

Aggravated or annoyed: He got aggro when the interview took longer than he planned


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Related Abbreviations for agger

ag

  1. agricultural
  2. agriculture

Ag

  1. antigen
  2. silver

AG

  1. adjutant general
  2. again (shortwave transmission)
  3. attorney general
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