AV

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Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation

Noun[edit]

AV (plural AVs)

  1. Initialism of alternative vote.
  2. (computing) Initialism of access violation.
  3. Initialism of autonomous vehicle.
  4. (grammar) Initialism of auxiliary verb.
  5. Initialism of anti-virus.

Proper noun[edit]

AV

  1. Initialism of Authorized Version: a translation of the Bible.
    in the AV of the OT

Adjective[edit]

AV (not comparable)

  1. Initialism of audiovisual.
    AV education;  AV room
  2. (anatomy, medicine) Initialism of atrioventricular.
    AV block;  AV node
  3. (anatomy, medicine) Initialism of arteriovenous.
    AV anastomosis;  AV fistula
  4. (mortuary technology) Abbreviation of anal/vaginal.
    AV plugs are used to seal cadaver orifices to prevent embalming fluid spillage

Etymology 2[edit]

From French auxiliaire+voler

Noun[edit]

AV (plural AVs)

  1. (US, military, nautical) Initialism of Auxiliary Voler - a naval aircraft transport
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Japanese AV (アダルトビデオ), from English adult+video

Noun[edit]

AV (plural AVs)

  1. (in Japan, pornography) Initialism of adult video, i.e. video pornography
Related terms[edit]
  • (adult video): JAV

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Etymology 1[edit]

From English AV (audiovisual).

Adjective[edit]

AV

  1. audiovisual
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Japanese AV (pornographic video).

Noun[edit]

AV

  1. (pornography) pornographic video; porn
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Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja

Noun[edit]

A(エー)V(ブイ) (ēbui

  1. (pornography) アダルトビデオ: an adult video, a pornographic video
  2. audiovisual equipment; an audiovisual format
    Synonym: オーディオ・ビジュアル (ōdio bizhuaru)
    • 1998, Oyamada Ryōzō, Sekai o sasaeru Nihon gijutsu [Japanese products that sustain the world]‎[1], page 21:
      (しん)(せい)(ひん)(かい)(はつ)によるものであり、トヨタやホンダではRV(レジャー(よう)()(もく)(てき)(くるま))が()びたこと、()(でん)ソニー((にじゅう)(なな)())のミニディスクなどのデジタルAV
      Shinseihin kaihatsu ni yoru mono deari, Toyota ya Honda de wa RV (rejā yō tamokuteki kuruma) ga nobita koto, kaden Sonī (nijūnanai) no Minidisuku nado no dejitaru AV
      This is due to the growth of new product development, such as SUVs (sport utility multipurpose vehicles) from Toyota and Honda, and home electronics such as Sony’s (27th place) Minidisk digital audio player
  3. アニマルビデオ: a video of animals

Descendants[edit]

  • Chinese: AV (ēi-wēi), A片 (ēipiàn)
  • English: JAV