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A1

Of the very highest caliber, standard, or quality. That was a positively A1 performance last night.

A-1

and A number 1
mod. of the highest rating. This steak is really A-1!

A-1

The best quality. The term originated in the 1775 edition of Lloyd’s Register of British and Foreign Shipping, in which the state of a ship’s hull was designated by a letter grade and the condition of the anchor, cables, and so forth by a number grade. This insurance rating was soon transferred to numerous other areas and has been a cliché since the late nineteenth century.
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It has created more doubts among A-1 graders regarding the promised government reward money.
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19 NATURE that the transgenic mice produced nearly three times more apo A-1 than control mice.
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64394 of Government Girls College Larkana clinched third position in the examinations-2014 with 973 marks and A-1 grade.
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