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Definition of DOA

DOA

adjective

  • abbr. dead on arrival. used to describe patients pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

    Last edited on Sep 18 2004. Submitted by Anthony V. on Sep 18 2004.

  • acronym for "dead on arrival". Used to describe equipment that arrives in non-functioning condition.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Anthony V. on Sep 18 2004.

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Definitions include: to bring up a subject that was resolved (or should have been resolved) long ago.
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