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VAT

in Britain
value-added tax: a tax levied on the difference between the cost of materials and the selling price of a commodity or service

VAT

Abbr. forVinyl-asbestos tile.

wat, vat

Buddhist monastery in Cambodia.

VAT

The target threshold speed. The scheduled speed at the threshold for landing in relatively favorable conditions. It is usually the speed at a screen height of 30 ft (10 m) after a steady stable approach at a glide-slope of not less than 3°.
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10: though Octavian has not yet conquered the East, he is planning to do so and the poet is preparing to become the vates by foreseeing the celebrations that will follow the victories.
Similar to this use of Taliesin is Drayton's use of Merlin: in both cases, while the poet-figure is indeed associated with the transcendence of time, his role as vates is substituted for his role as historiographer, calling into question whether any solution to the antiquarian problem truly exists.
51 "In Janum corycium procrastinantem Coenam: Jane, tuos Vates cur deseris alite passu?
Vates, Di pravinho, Annioddefol, Llan Clan, Wyrligigs, Hecate, G.
Also appearing are Hugh Chiswell, Frizbee, who recently won the Radio Cymru Pop and Rock Awards, Sibrydion, formed by exmembers of Big Leaves, Estynedig, formerly part of the Anweledig, Estella and Vates line-ups and Yr Hwntws with their original line-up.