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AR

Meaning 1 Augmented reality
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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.

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"The AR in Pokémon Go is cool but if you need to save battery you should turn it off. "
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Updated August 17, 2016
Meaning 2 Accounts receivable
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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.

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"Our cash has increased as we have received payments for several of our shipments and therefore our AR have decreased."
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Updated December 31, 2014
Meaning 3 Assault rifle
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A weapon used in FPS gaming to refer to a class of automatic firing weapons.

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"I enjoy sniper rifles, but I like close combat with ARs better."
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Updated July 15, 2014

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