from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. international airport

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  • Integrated Access Point. A series of access points built into a single device and controlled by a single, Multi-channel MAC resident on an Array Controller. Since the Multi-channel MAC is shared across all the IAPs, only the baseband, RF and power amplifier components exist on the IAP module boards. Each IAP module board contains a maximum of four IAPs (three 802.11a + one 802.11a/b/g).
  • In-App Purchase. A technology used in games and various other software that allows you to purchase virtual goods within the software.


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  • On another instance, an American contractor called IAP received $11.1 million in US taxpayer money.

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  • The IAP is a big basket of money that you can't touch until retirement.

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  • The IAP is the only world wide association of Prosecutors and was established in 1995 with the support of the United Nations.


  • The seat-tube pivot, called IAP (Isolated Axial Pivot), is actually comprised of two stub axles molded into the carbon; no sleeve connects the sides together.

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  • "Along with the HLF, whose function was to raise funds on behalf of Hamas, the Palestine Committee oversaw the Islamic Association for Palestine ( 'IAP'), the United Association for Studies & Research ( 'UASR') and, later on, the Council on American Islamic Relations ( 'CAIR')."

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  • U.K. interdealer broker ICAP PLC IAP.LN said Thursday it will consider the possibility of making a bid for the London Metal Exchange.

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  • I did this interview with Paula Palmer, Director of the Global Response Program for Cultural Survival, to get the backstory on this growing international crisis and CS/IAP's letter-writing campaign.

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  • Solis acknowledged CAIR's claim that evidence produced by the government "largely predates" the official designation of these groups as terror organizations but he said the "evidence is nonetheless sufficient to show the association of these entities with HLF, IAP, and Hamas."

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  • By the way, in the 2003 - 2006 years you cited, many PERS eligible folks also had options for other retirement investments (IAP, for example) and could also reap the gains in the mid to high teens.

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  • Recently, the Incubator became an independent company called the Incubator Arts Project (IAP), assuming the suffix "project" in keeping with the Poetry Project and Danspace Project, the other programs based out of St. Mark's.

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