from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • initialism military, US Assault Amphibious Vehicle


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The trial evaluated the safety of a modified adeno-associated virus - an apparently harmless virus known as AAV that already exists in most people - as a vector to deliver the alpha-SG gene to muscle tissue.

    University of Florida News

  • What Kaspar and his team found was that the same effect could be achieved simply by injecting genes - ferried aboard a small, non-disease-causing virus known as AAV, or adeno-associated virus - into the muscle. Top Stories

  • The AAV is the same and if you assume the market for wins this year is depressed, it should bounce up a bit next year, making the inflation adjusted value of the contract less for the Tigers next year.

    Comments for FanGraphs Baseball

  • The research, led by Kenneth Smith from the Cambridge Institute of Medical Research, looked at patients with two types of autoimmune disease: a type of vasculitis characterised by inflammation of the blood vessels known as AAV, and lupus, a disease caused by antibodies acting against the body's own tissues. - latest science and technology news stories

  • It also will help the Corps retrofit the Nixon-era Amphibious Assault Vehicles, or AAV, with new engines, electronics and armaments for now, but generals say there is no doubt they need to be replaced soon.

    Marines define future role amid budget cuts

  • For $25 million a year (only Alex Rodriguez has a higher AAV, or average annual value) you should expect a flawless player.

    Ryan Howard deal will weaken Philadelphia Phillies in the long run

  • Me, I think Cartwright wants the YAL-1 on the altar for sacrifice so his AAV (still in development hell) doesn't get the axe.

    Wired Top Stories

  • For almost 40 years, the Marines 'landing craft has been the AAV, the Amphibious Assault Vehicle.

    The Few, The Proud, The Savvy

  • Each AAV can transport 25 Marines and their equipment, landing safely even in 10-foot surf.

    To The Shores Of Kuwait

  • Anthonyand Mary Guarisco established outreach to atomic veterans in Canada, Britain, and Australia and they founded the International Alliance of Atomic Veterans (IAAV with AAV) in the United States.

    In Honor of Anthony and Mary Guarisco (A Son's Tribute to his parents' many accomplishments in life)


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.