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AA

The second-highest bond rating by S&P and Fitch. AA is subdivided (in decreasing order) into AA+, AA, and AA-. Bonds with AA ratings are investment-grade, meaning that banks are allowed to hold them. AA bonds are low-risk and low-return. The rating is equivalent to an Aa rating by Moody's.

AA

A grade assigned to a debt obligation by a rating agency to indicate a very strong capacity to pay interest and repay principal. Such a rating indicates only slightly lower quality than the top rating of AAA. Also called Aa.
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While the source location of the AAEs was evident from the planar location results, the specific source mechanism remained unclear.
S's math skills improved dramatically after an AAE episode; she believes this was a gift from the aliens.
The real problem lay with his family, who had raised objections to her working with the AAES and preferred that she not work at all.
The combined model had consistently high correlations across the asymmetric conditions and improved in AAE as weight increased (see Figure 6).
In preparing members to advocate on AAES's issues, which range from funding for engineering research and development to environmental policy issues to issues of general professional concerns, Schuckman uses a key tool: Working With Congress: A Guide for Scientists and Engineers, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Sugere-se que o consumo de 20-25g de proteina de alto valor biologico por refeicao contendo pelo menos 8,5-10g de AAEs ou 1,5g de leucina ja sao capazes de promover estimulos de SPM, seguido ou nao de TR.
The Rhein-Main-Neckar region is the largest high-tech cluster stretching from Frankfurt to Heidelberg and is home to Germany AAEs biggest software companies, Software AG and SAP.
Los aminoacidos L-glutamato y aspartato, principales aminoacidos excitatorios (AAEs) del sistema nervioso de los mamiferos, han sido involucrados en la regulacion de diversas funciones del organismo animal.
Stuart Appelle, Steven Jay Lynn, and Leonard Newman cover the topic of alien abduction experiences (AAEs).
Engineers' Salaries: Special Industry Report, 1999, published by the Engineering Workforce Commission of the American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES) shows that salaries are increasing for engineers in all disciplines.
AAES is a federation of engineering societies dedicated to advancing the knowledge, understanding, and practice of engineering whose membership represents more than 1M engineers in the United States.
Engineering Workforce Commission the American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES), 1111 19th St., N.W., Suite 403, Washington, DC 20036-3690; (202) 296-2237; Fax (202) 296-1151.