Definitions for "SPA"
Keywords:  aquam, jacuzzi, pampered, tub, resort
A spring or mineral water; -- so called from a place of this name in Belgium.
Any vessel that holds hot water for soaking. Most popular spas are an integral part of the gunite pool, have multiple jets, and use the same circulation system as the pool. Hot tubs usually refer to wooden vessels and Jacuzzi is a brand of spa equipment.
An area in a hotel or resort offering such amenities as steam baths, saunas, massage, etc. A resort specifically designed to appeal to the health- or diet-conscious.
Service Planning Area.
Special Purpose Average. According to ANSI S3.22-1987, the averaged response at specially designated frequencies.
"Special Programme of Assistance" (For countries south of the Sahara with a low income)
Sperm Penetration Assay. A test where sperm are incubated with non-viable hamster eggs to determine the capacity of the sperm to fertilize.
A method in which sperm are combined with hamster eggs in order to measure the sperm's ability to fertilize. close window
Sperm penetration assay. see Hamster test
Italian Plc - societa per azioni.
Società Per Azioni
SPA an Italian automobile manufacturer, produced cars between 1906 and 1926. The company was established by Matteo Ceirano and Michele Ansaldi in Turin under the name of Societa Piemontese Automobili. The first cars were exhibited at the Esposizione di Torino.
Keywords:  ispa, devoted, encourage, mind, spirit
An acronym derived from the Latin, solus per aqua, (health by water). Nowadays it encompasses the philosophy of balance between the mind, body and soul.
a place devoted to enhancing overall well-being through a variety of professional services encouraging the renewal of mind, body and spirit. Micron - a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter or 1/1,000,000 meters. Antibodies - chemicals produced by white blood cells to fight bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances.
Supplemental Pre-claims Assistance, activities that guaranty agencies were required to perform to encourage repayment by borrowers with student loans more than 120 days delinquent. SPA was replaced by Default Aversion Assistance (DAA) on Feb. 15, 1999.
Keywords:  spondylarthropathy
Keywords:  alliance, seven, party
Seven Parties Alliance
Seven-Party Alliance
Keywords:  ilicon, rchitecture, ackage
ilicon- ackage rchitecture
Keywords:  bpcf, siia, iia, precast, swedish
The Swedish Association of Practicing Architects
Software Publishers' Association, which has joined up with the IIA (Information Industry Association) to become the SIIA (Software and Information Industry Association).
Structural Precast Association represents the interests of the structural precast manufacturers. It operates within the umbrella of the BPCF website.
Service Provision Agreement
Service de la Propagande Aérienne ("Aerial Propaganda Service", France, WWI)
Keywords:  prophecy
Single Pilot Aeroplane
Single Photon Absorptiometry (a single energy gamma source which measures cortical bone in the peripheral skeleton)
Secure Password Authentication - SPA is used to prevent unauthorized use of a SMTP mail host to send e-mail. It is used by MSN to send e-mail. SPA is not supported by Windows CE's Inbox. The Pocket PC 2002 supports SPA in the Inbox application.
Secure password authentication. Any authentication in which the actual password is not sent over the network.
Secure Password Authentication. A protocol where the server uses an encrypted password to confirm the identity of the user.
Model business processes and execute those in a collaborative workflow
Standard Prepayment Assumption. Oftentimes used in MBS offering statements and related materials to describe the prepayment modeling assumptions underlying the numbers in the material. Most oftentimes the model is the PSA Standard Prepayment Model.
States may submit amendments to their Medicaid State Plans to change eligibility standards, provider requirements, payment methods, or health benefit packages. The amendments are reviewed and processed according to specific statutory timelines by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Regional Offices with consultation and review by the CMS Central Office, if necessary.
State Plan Amendment
Supply point administration. The process hereby supply points are registered to particular shippers and suppliers, and transferred between parties
Keywords:  apparel, specialty, business
Specialty Apparel Business
Abbreviation for "Subject to Particular Average." See also Particular Average.
Abbreviation for spondyloarthropathies.
Signal Preamplifier Assembly
Keywords:  revision, glossary
Glossary under revision.
A discounted price granted by a manufacturer to a distributor to meet a competitive situation. Depending on a manufacturer's published procedures and guidelines, such transactions may be known as Ship and Debit, Direct Ship Quote or Sale, Distributor In-to-Stock Price Program or Quote, or Promotional Quote.
Sponsored Projects Administration
Sponsored Programs Associate
Keywords:  personnel, employees, subject, act
Employees subject to the State Personnel Act.
Keywords:  pension, age
State Pension Age
Keywords:  adapter, port, shared
Shared Port Adapter
Keywords:  allocation, package, support
Support Package Allocation
Keywords:  wrist, density, bone, test, measures
A type of bone density test that measures bone density at the wrist.
a place of business with equipment and facilities for exercising and improving physical fitness