Definitions

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

  • abbr. tissue plasminogen activator

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  • Tonnes per annum.

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Examples

  • How in the wake of the September 2008 report, pendulum has swung in the opposite direction, and now the TPA is accusing the SIU of being too aggressive.

    2009 October : Law is Cool

  • Whatever the rights or wrongs of the way that Assembly Members rent offices one has to remember that in commenting on the story the TPA is doing so from a political position of being ideologically opposed to the existence of the Assembly.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The Orlando airport isn’t too godawful far from the theme-parks and TPA is on the far west edge of Tampa, right next to the bay bridges that lead you beachward.

    Matthew Yglesias » Where to Build HSR

  • He said the TPA is his number on priority for the USTA and perhaps in his career.

    Mike Smith: Time for the U.S. to Promote Travel

  • The major problem I have with the TPA is their name.

    Why are the Taxpayers' Alliance quoted so often?

  • The drug, known as TPA, for tissue plasminogen activator, helps the body chew up the clot and restore blood flow.

    Clot-Busting Drug Should Be Used

  • COHEN: Right, what they need is they need a drug called TPA, it's sometimes called the clot-busting drug.

    CNN Transcript May 17, 2008

  • And, in fact, there is a product called TPA that's mimicked that protein -- that stop protein -- and it's an environmentally friendly way to stop scaling in pipes.

    Janine Benyus shares nature's designs

  • At Mass General Christensen, within an hour, received a clot-busting drug called TPA, which has been shown to help minimize stroke complications.

    Forbes.com: News

  • The TPA is a confederation of the best political bloggers in Texas.

    Texas Liberal

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