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at sign

(1) In a DNS record, the at sign (@) identifies the domain being referenced. See DNS records.

(2) The at sign (@) has become widely identified around the world due to its use in Internet email addresses and Twitter names. Officially called an "asperand," the at sign separates the recipient's name from the domain name in email; for example, me@mycompany.com.

A Twitter Symbol
The at sign is a prefix to a member's name on Twitter; for example, @BarackObama is President Obama's Twitter name. See Internet address.
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In this test, animals were individually placed on a hot-plate (May AHP 0603 Analgesic Hot-plate Commat, Turkey) with the temperature adjusted to 54 [+ or -] 3[degrees]C.
Animals were exhausted on a motor-driven treadmill (MAY-TME 9805, Commat, Ankara, Turkey) for 5 days.
To support change, the Commonwealth Medical Association Trust (Commat) * is developing a model curriculum on sexual and reproductive health that can be integrated into undergraduate medical education and used with appropriate amendments for continuing medical education.
In March 2001, Commat organised a consultation at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London which brought together 27 heads of university departments of obstetrics and gynaecology, experts in sexual and reproductive health, specialists in family planning and preventive health care, key nongovernmental organisations and specialists in areas such as gender, HIV/AIDS and adolescent health from Commonwealth countries, including Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, India, Singapore, UK and Canada, and also from the USA.