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CAA

or C.A.A

1.
Civil Aeronautics Administration: reorganized into the Federal Aviation Administration.
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  • Still, if you change your mind about the CAA you can come up to the hacienda and ask for me.

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  • The CAA aircar slowed to a halt, its fans died, and it settled to its wheels.

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  • The maist of it was from a neighbour they CAA'd Laurie Lapraik—a sly tod.

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British Dictionary definitions for CAA

caa1

/kɔː/
verb, noun
1.
a Scot word for call

caa2

/kɔː/
verb (Scot)
1.
to drive or propel
2.
to knock
3.
caa canny, ca' canny, to proceed cautiously; go slow
4.
caa the feet frae, ca' the feet frae, to send (a person) sprawling

CAA

abbreviation (in Britain)
1.
Civil Aviation Authority
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Related Abbreviations for CAA

CAA

1.
Civil Aeronautics Administration
2.
Clean Air Act
3.
computer-aided architecture
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