AWO

American Waterway Operators. The national trade association for the barge and towing industry and the shipyards employed in the repair and construction of these craft.

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AWOL is an acronym for "absent without leave" or "absent without official leave". AWOL may also refer to: In film: * Lionheart (1990 film), known in the UK as A.W.O.L. Absent Without Leave, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme * A.W.O.L. (1972 ...

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Automated Weather Observing Station. A self-contained weather station designed to make aviation weather observations without operator involvement.

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Always within Institute Warranties Limits (Insurance purpose).

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Fans in which the direction of the flow of the air from inlet to outlet remains unchanged; includes propeller, tubaxail, and vaneaxial type fans.

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A type of air compressor in which air is compressed in a series of stages as it flows axaily through a decreasing tubular area.

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Auxiliary Boiler Survey

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Auxiliary Eire-Tube Boiler Survey

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A compressor belonging to the group of dynamic compressors. Characterized by having its flow in the axial direction.

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A turbine in which the flow of a steam or gas is essentially parallel to the rotor axis.

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Ramp fitted to a RoRo ship situated at the rear of the ship.

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Auxiliary Waste Heat Boiler Survey.

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Auxiliary Water-Tube Boiler Survey.

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Aye

Yes. "Aye aye sir" is a reply on board ship on receipt of an order.

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The reply to an officer's order signifying that he is understood and will be obeyed (I understand).

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AZE

Azerbaijan (flag)

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The bearing of a celestial body from an observer's position.

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The angle between true south and the point on the horizon directly below the sun.

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