Au

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Au, AU or au may refer to:

Science[edit]

  • Absorbance unit, a reporting unit in spectroscopy
  • Astronomical unit, an approximation for the average distance between the Earth and the Sun
  • Atomic units, a system of units convenient for atomic physics and other fields
  • Gold, a chemical element with the symbol Au
  • Arbitrary unit, a relative placeholder unit for when the actual value of a measurement is unknown or unimportant

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Entertainment[edit]

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Other[edit]

Sport[edit]

  • Athletic Union, the union of sports clubs in a British university
  • , a cartwheel in the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira

Surname[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Ab urbe condita (sometimes abbreviated as a.u.), Latin for "from the founding of the City" (Rome)
  • Au (building), a building that has been squatted in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Ford AU Falcon, a family car made in Australia
  • Vought AU, post-WWII US Marines variant of the F4U corsair
  • a'u, the Hawaiian name for the Pacific blue marlin