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Al

[al]
noun
a male given name: form of Albert, Alfred, Aloysius.
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al
 
the internet domain name for
Albania

Al
 
the chemical symbol for
aluminium

AL
 
abbreviation for
1.  Alabama
2.  Anglo-Latin
3.  (in the US and Canada) American League (of baseball teams)
4.  Albania (international car registration)

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Word Origin & History

gore
O.E. gor "dirt, dung, shit," a Gmc. word (cf. M.Du. goor "filth, mud;" O.N. gor "cud;" O.H.G. gor "animal dung"), of uncertain origin. Sense of "clotted blood" (especially shed in battle) developed by 1563.

gore
c.1400, from Scottish gorren "to pierce, stab," origin unknown, perhaps related to O.E. gar "spear" (see gar), which is certainly the source of the third meaning of Mod.Eng. gore, "triangular piece of ground" (O.E. gara), hence also "front of a skirt" (mid-13c.), and "triangular
piece of cloth" (early 14c.).

-al
suffix forming adjectives from nouns or other adjectives, "of, like, related to," M.E. -al, -el, from O.Fr. or directly from L. -alis (see -al (2)).

-al
suffix forming nouns of action from verbs, mostly from Latin and French, meaning "act of ______ing" (e.g. survival, removal), M.E. -aille, from Fr. fem. sing. -aille, from L. -alia, neut. pl. of adj. suffix -alis, also used in English as a noun suffix. Nativized in English and used with Germanic verbs
(e.g. bestowal, betrothal).
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Al
The symbol for the element aluminum.

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Science Dictionary
Al  
The symbol for aluminum.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
Al
aluminum
AL
  1. Alabama

  2. Albania (international vehicle ID)

  3. American League

  4. American Legion

  5. Anglo-Latin

  6. artificial life

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