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Definition of the noun alt

What does alt mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • alt: alts
  • ALT: -

  1. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
    • examples: Please push the Ctrl+Alt+Del key to log on the system. | Kölsch and Alt are so-called top-fermented beers. | You can also use the Ctrl+Alt+R keyboard shortcut.
    • lexical domain: Relations - nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas
    • synonyms of ALT: altitude / EL / elevation
    • more generic term: angular position = relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established

Other definitions of alt

What does alt also mean?

abbreviation

  1. See Alternative.

Groups

  1. Alt was a one-off band, featuring former New Zealand band Split Enz frontman Tim Finn, Northern Irish singer/songwriter Andy White and the frontman of the Irish band Hothouse Flowers, Liam Ó Maonlaí, that recorded and played together in 1995.
  2. ALT is a musical artist.

There are other groups with in their name, like Alt-J, Ctrl Alt Del, ctrl-alt-del, Control Alt Deus and Susanne Alt Quartet.

Music

  1. "Alt" is the most recent studio album by English progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. It was released 25 June 2012. There are only instrumental songs on the album.
  2. "Alt" a.k.a. "Alt." is a musical album of Kill Switch...Klick.
    • released in (18 years ago)

Film

"Alt" is a 2013 Venezuelan science-fiction short film written and directed by Alejandro Hernández. It tells the story of a woman whose perfect life spirals out of control after everything around her starts to mysteriously vanish.

Food

Alt is a beer style.

Miscellanea

  1. Alt a.k.a. Altai language: Altai is Turkic language, spoken officially in the Altai Republic, Russia. The language was called Oyrot prior to 1948.
    • also known as Altai; Oirot; Oyrot; Altai, Southern Language
  2. Alt a.k.a. rpoD is a gene.
  3. Alt a.k.a. Southern Altai language: Южноалта́йский язы́к — один из двух горно-алтайских языков, основной язык алтайцев. Официальный язык Республики Алтай. До 1948 г. язык назывался ойротским.
    • also known as Oirot, Oyrot, Altai
  4. Alt is a file format.

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Google previewInsights on James, 1 and 2 Peter (2010)

by Charles R. Swindoll

'alt is the LORD of hosts whom you should regard as holy. We should not quickly pass over this allusion to Isaiah 8:13 without noticing that the Hebrew Old Testament text to which Peter refers uses the personal name of God—Yahweh— for ...

Google previewCritical Perspectives on Human Security (2010)

Rethinking Emancipation and Power in International Relations by David Chandler, Nik Hynek

Suvi Alt is a Doctoral Candidate in International Relations at the University of Lapland, Finland. David Bosold is the Head of International Forum on Strategic Thinking at the German Council on Foreign Relations, Germany. David Chandler is ...

Google previewReview Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians - REVISED REPRINT (2014)

by Thomas P. Colville

b ALT is a liver enzyme.

Google previewThe Washington Manual of Gastroenterology Subspecialty Consult (2012)

by C. Prakash Gyawali

ALT is a more specific indicator of liver injury because it is found primarily in the liver, whereas AST can be found in liver, cardiac and skeletal muscles, kidney, brain, pancreas, leukocytes, erythrocytes, and other organs.1 □ The degree and ...

Google previewWhen Caregivers Kill (2010)

Understanding Child Murder by Parents and Other Guardians by Betty L. Alt, Sandra K. Wells

Alt is the coauthor with Sandra Wells of four books and is the coauthor or author of eight other books, including Uncle Sam's Brides, 1990; Campfollowing: A History of the Military Wife, 1991; Weeping Violins: The ...

Google previewComparative Austronesian Dictionary (1995)

An Introduction to Austronesian Studies by Darrell T. Tryon

KENYAH, BAKUNG Alt. BAKUNG, BAKUNG KENYA. Dial. BOH BAKUNG, OGA BAKUNG, KAYAN RIVER BAKUNG. Class. WMP, Borneo, Kayan-Kenyah, Kenyah, Bakung. Lac. Indonesia, Kalimantan. Northeast, near Sarawak border, Oga ...

Google previewThe Ethnomedicine Practitioner's Desktop Lexicon

by Derek Johnson M.D.(Alt. Med)

(Alt. Med). Cachexia Calcinosis Calcitonin Calculus Callus Calorie Calyx Cambium Cancer Cancrum Candida albicans Candidiasis C Weight loss, weakness and debility associated with chronic disease. Abnormal deposit ...

Google previewGrabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps (2009)

by Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez, M.d., Elizabeth J. Hall-Findlay, Bernard T. Lee

A pedicled ALT flap raised as an island and its arc are shown. Pivot point of the flap is indicated by an asterisk. below the inguinal ligament on the femoral artery and correlates with the origin of the lateral circumflex femoral artery, which ...

Google previewLinux Dictionary

by Binh Nguyen

The alt shift key on an IBM PC or clone keyboard; see bucky bits, sense 2 (though typical PC usage does not simply set the 0200 bit). 2. n. The `option' key on a Macintosh; use of this term usually reveals that the speaker hacked PCs before ...

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Small photo of The Romanesque abbey of Sant Pere de Rodes in Cap de Creus Natural park. It is a former Benedictine monastery in the comarca of Alt Emporda, in the North East of Catalonia, Spain.Small photo of Wind power station behind bare alley in Alt Negentin, Germany.Small photo of Spain Costa Brava Cala Nans lighthouse, Mediterranean sea, Cadaques, Cap de Creus, Alt Emporda, CataloniaSmall photo of Cloister of the abbey of Sant Pere de Rodes. It is a former Benedictine monastery in the comarca of Alt Emporda, in the North East of Catalonia, Spain.Small photo of The Romanesque abbey of Sant Pere de Rodes in Cap de Creus Natural park. It is a former Benedictine monastery in the comarca of Alt Emporda, in the North East of Catalonia, Spain.Small photo of The Romanesque abbey of Sant Pere de Rodes in Cap de Creus Natural park. It is a former Benedictine monastery in the comarca of Alt Emporda, in the North East of Catalonia, Spain.Small photo of The Romanesque church of Sant Pere de Rodes in Cap de Creus Natural park. It is a former Benedictine monastery in the comarca of Alt Emporda, in the North East of Catalonia, Spain. More...

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Quotes about Alt

If I'm making a movie and get hungry, I call time-out and eat some crackers. (Carol Alt)
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Scrabble value of A1L1T1

The value of this 3-letter word is 3 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ALT

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Semordnilap

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