Definitions

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

  • n. HIV.

Etymologies

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

l(ymphadenopathy-)a(ssociated) v(irus).

Examples

  • In early 1983, the young French scientists found a suspect virus they called LAV

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  • The prototype, known as the LAV-H - the "H" stands for high capacity - would give Canadian soldiers a vehicle with a rounded hull, stronger suspension and extra armour.

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  • "The LAV has been the heart and soul of the whole battle group concept in Afghanistan," said Marc Milner, director of the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society at the University of New Brunswick.

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  • But, if that is the case, why send vehicles with protection that are nonetheless vulnerable to greater or lesser degrees, such as LAV IIIs, Bisons, Nyalas, Coyotes, M113s, G Wagons etc.

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  • Half of 'LAV' is just her and Stephen Bray and the vast majority of her work from then until 'Erotica' is written solely by her with either Bray or Leonard. 10 of the 13 'Ray of Light' songs have only one co-writer.

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  • The viral isolates were called LAV, for Lymphadenopathy Associated Virus, when it was isolated from patients displaying swollen lymph nodes, a frequent sign of the early phase of infection.

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  • I also recommend a pad blast analysis as the LAV would have to survive not one but potentially two SRBs failure, augmented by an almost unavoidable ET blast.

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  • The current LAV on Ares I does not perform as already reported in multiple places.

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  • The LAV for a sidemount architecture would have to operate in an even more complex environment, be it on the pad or on ascent.

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  • AND the LAV (Orion + LAS) was to pull quite a few Gs. So you're back to the old lofting-the-mass story for Ares I AND a giganormous LAV with all sorts of stability issues. libs0n

    Is NASA Circling the Wagons Around the Launch Vehicle Elements of ESAS? - NASA Watch

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