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APT

1. On drawings; abbr. for apartment.
2. Abbr. for Association for Preservation Technology.
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APT

(1) See advanced persistent threat.

(2) (Automatic Programmed Tools) A high-level programming language used to generate instructions for numerical control machines.
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The aptness of this venue, dating from the Dickens era, only enhances the spectacle.
This taking up by the subject, is another level of aptness, "meta-aptness" or "apt belief, aptly noted."
'The laughter that greets the cry of the all-too-human parrot stems in great part from the aptness with which it reflects the culture at large: the special behavior which people show in the presence of society, authority figures, and the occasional breakthrough of one's spontaneous self.
Before appearing for the interview you must send the resume to the prospective employer for proving your aptness. After viewing the listed details, if the employer finds you suitable for the job, he may call you for the interview and judge you on your performance in the interaction.
Curiously including the introduction and even the notes, every chapter in a series of seventeen--appositely titled as questions such as "What Is Curiosity?", "How Do We Reason?" "What Are We Doing Here?", and "What Is True?"--is preceded, with varying degrees of aptness, by an emblematic woodcut reproduced from the 1487 printing of Cristoforo Landino's commentary on the Commedia.
In essay 14 Sosa holds that aptness of belief is the "positive epistemic status required for belief to be knowledge" (p.
Citron's powers of analysis and descriptive writing, and his feel for aptness of phrase, are perhaps seen at their best in his "Prelude" and "Postlude," in which he elegantly summarizes the similarities and differences between the two men.
The exterior of this plainly detailed building may seem inscrutable at first glance, but a second one will reveal memories of local details, the aptness of scale and of the way it turns the corner, and so on.
The night suddenly lost that air of aptness when Jenita Vargas and David Bertlin danced the "Hand of Fate" pas de deux from George Balanchine's Cotillon, last performed by the company in 1988.
In his poem "Lapis Lazuli" Yeats writes of a Chinese carving in which "Every discoloration of the stone / Every accidental crack or dent, / Seems a water-course or an avalanche." Although Serra's gigantic, superindustrial work bears no trace of the handmade and little (direct) relation to the "oriental," there is an amazing aptness in the description.
The embodiment of the moral point of view is society personified as an impartial spectator, a judge whose sympathy-modulated reactions are a measure both of the aptness of our private moral sentiments and of the ethical propriety of our own attitudes and conduct.