Definition of "a." []

  • The first letter and first vowel of the modern English alphabet (noun)
  • Any of several speech sounds represented by this letter, in English as in take, bag, calm, shortage, or cobra (noun)
  • The first in a series, esp the highest grade or mark, as in an examination (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "a." in a sentence
  • "Ten or twenty prides form what we call a. clan, a cooperative group claiming descent from a common male ancestor, controlling a large terri - tory thr_ough which they follow the wild herds."
  • "For example, node n4 represents the expression a. 2."
  • "Thus, it became evident that the mix of an explicit trycatch block was not getting along with the implicit tryfinally block when both of them call a. Dispose ()."