Complete Definition of "A1"

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English

Etymology 1
See the Wikipedia article w:ISO 216|ISO 216, the international standard on paper sizes.

Noun
A1

  1. A standard paper size, defined by ISO 216.

#: dimensions: 841 x 594 mm (840.90 x 594.60 mm)

Adjective
A1

  1. of that size

#: a sheet of A1 paper

See also
Paper-A

foolscap
octavo
mid
quarto

Etymology 2

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. In good health. Derived from "A-1 at Lloyd's", an old marine insurance phrase, referring to Wikipedia:Lloyd's of London|Lloyd's of London insurance company registering first-class ships as A-1.

Alternative spellings
A-1

Etymology 3

Proper noun
A1

  1. A major thoroughfare in England

#: You should take the A1 north from Newcastle.

  1. Under the w:International Union of Railways|International Union of Railways ("UIC") classification system, a steam locomotive that has two coupled driving wheels followed by two trailing wheels, with no leading wheels; also called an 0-2-2.

Category:Nautical
Category:Paper sizes

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