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A, the first letter of the English and most other alphabets, is frequently used as an abbreviation, (q.v.) and also in the marks of schedules or papers, as schedule A, B, C, &c. Among the Romans this letter was used in criminal trials. The judges were furnished with small tables covered with wax, and each one inscribed on it the initial letter of his vote; A, when he voted to absolve the party on trial; C, when he was for condemnation; and N L, (non liquet) when the matter did not appear clearly, and be desired a new argument.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Hemalatha Annamalai, CEO and founder, Ampere Electric Vehicle and South Chapter Chief, SMEV, said, "Our commitment and resolve to sustainable mobility is manifested in the consistently superior products that we have launched over the time.
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This paper surveys the existence theorems for the complex Monge- Ampere equation which are proved by pluripotential theory methods.
Ampere Capital management, a Hedge Fund management company, signed a long-term sublease for the entire 27th floor of 75 Rockefeller Plaza.
"We are finally distancing ourselves from an energy source that finds little ethical or ecological justification", said Mr Deleuze, calling "for investment to be diverted away from nuclear power".The Secretary of State recognised that the AMPERE (Assessment of Systems for Producing Electricity and Redeploying Energies) Commission, which is tasked with reviewing Belgium's future energy needs, recommended "retaining the nuclear option", but this was solely from a scientific and technological standpoint.
A good example of an experiment developed to realize the SI base unit of current is the ampere balance [6].
The son of the distinguished scientist Andre-Marie Ampere, Jean-Jacques Ampere in 1826 made his first journey to Germany.
The Type S fuse has 2 parts: the fuse and an adapter, the latter of which is a different size for each ampere rating.