AR

1. What does AR stand for?

Assault rifle

A weapon used in FPS gaming to refer to a class of automatic firing weapons.

Example

"I enjoy sniper rifles, but I like close combat with ARs better."

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Last Updated: July 15, 2014

2. What does AR stand for?

Augmented reality

AR stands for augmented reality, which is a view of a real-world environment that is modified by video, graphics, GPS data, or sound generated by a computer. It is used to enhance a person's perception of the environment around him or her.

AR consists of several hardware components such as sensors, input devices, a processor, and a display and may be implemented in a variety of ways such as mobile devices, eyeglasses, contact lenses, headsets, monitors, and projection systems. AR is utilized in a wide variety of fields that require augmented reality, which include architecture, construction, education, medical, sports, and video games.

Example

"The AR in Pokémon Go is cool but if you need to save battery you should turn it off. "
Pokémon Go screen with AR turned on

Pokémon Go screen with AR turned on

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Last Updated: August 17, 2016

3. What does AR stand for?

Action required

AR stands for "action required," which is typically used in emails to communicate that you want something done by a specific person.

It is most often utilized in work-related emails coordinating tasks within a team to complete a project. AR may also be accompanied by the AB acronym, which is used to coordinate the time or dates on which tasks must be completed.

AR is primarily used for large-scale projects with a lot of moving parts. Examples of these bigger projects include developing an app or website to be launched or planning an elaborate retirement party for the CEO.

Example

"Simulate app on iOS platform - AR Joseph."

When action is required by you to complete a task

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Last Updated: December 8, 2020

4. What does AR stand for?

Accounts receivable

A financial acronym that represents money that has yet to be received by a company for goods and services purchased on credit; affects other financial-performance measures, which includes days payable, working capital, and the current ratio; as it goes down, the company's working capital increases.

Example

"Our cash has increased as we have received payments for several of our shipments and therefore our AR have decreased."

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Last Updated: December 31, 2014

AR definition

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