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Meaning of AL-

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
  2. [n]  a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
 Synonyms: Alabama, aluminium, aluminum, atomic number 13, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie
 See Also: Alabama River, alum, aluminium foil, aluminum foil, American state, ammonia alum, ammonium alum, battle of Chickamauga, bauxite, Birmingham, capital of Alabama, Chickamauga, Confederacy, Confederate States of America, Decatur, Deep South, Dixie, Dixieland, Duralumin, Gadsden, Gulf States, Huntsville, metal, metallic element, Mobile, Mobile Bay, Mobile River, Montgomery, Pittsburgh of the South, potash alum, potassium alum, Selma, South, tin foil, Tuscaloosa, Tuskegee



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Al\, a.
    All. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  2. \Al-\ A prefix.
    (a) [AS. eal.] All; wholly; completely; as, almighty, almost.
    (b) [L. ad.] To; at; on; -- in OF. shortened to a-. See
    (c) The Arabic definite article answering to the English the;
        as, Alkoran, the Koran or the Book; alchemy, the
  3. \Al\ conj.
    Although; if. [Obs.] See {All}, conj.
Computing Dictionary
  1. 1. Assembly Language.

    2. artificial life.

  2. The country code for Albania.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Artificial life (AL, alife) is a scientific discipline in which researchers study life by creating computer programs that recreate biological systems from scratch.

For more information, visit Artificial Life Online.