In hindsight I know I was foolish, but at the time I just went on automatic pilot at the thought of animal abuse.
What does A/P stand for?
A/P stands for Automatic Pilot
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 193 other meanings of A/P in our Acronym Attic
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Annuity given a Principal
- Artist's Print
- Artist's Proof (also seen as AP)
- Assassin/Paragon (gaming)
- Assessment & Plan (medical)
- Associate Professor
- Authorize to Pay
- Automatic Phase Controller
- Autopilot Flight Director System (aviation)
- Aging Parents and Adult Children Together
- Asia/Pacific Research Center (Stanford University)
- Ab initio Perturbed Ion (quantum classification method)
- Asia/Pacific Islander
- Asian/Pacific Islander/Native American Employment Program
- Accept/Refuse (message)
- Accounts Receivable
- Analog to Resolver
Samples in periodicals archive:
The pilot erroneously believed the jet was on automatic pilot and as a result he and his co-pilot failed to heed the alarm signals as the plane veered dangerously off course before crashing, the preliminary report showed.
At the time, the flight from Stansted to Majorca was on automatic pilot at cruising altitude with a co-pilot at the controls.
Pieter van Vollenhoven, the chief investigator, said at 700m "the left altimeter suddenly showed a change in altitude, which it transmitted to the automatic pilot, that had been engaged for the landing".
It has made me totally aware of how sometimes I am driving in automatic pilot.