VAD is a
three letter acronymthat can mean one of the following:
* Vertebral Artery Dissection is a tear in the wall of the vertebral artery. It is an increasingly recognized cause of stroke in younger people, and may arise spontaneously or as a result of minor trauma (such as injury or
chiropractic spinal manipulation).
* Variable Air Duct is an
automobiletechnology. An engine equipped with a VAD intake has a low-restriction secondary intake before the air filterthat opens at high RPMto allow more air to enter. Mazdauses this technology on the Mazda6 engine.
*Ventricular Assist Device, a piece of medical machinery.
Voluntary Aid Detachment, a nursing organisation operating in British Empire countries during World Wars I and II.
* Vincristine-Adriamycin-Dexamethasone, a Chemotherapy regimen used for
* Voice Activity Detection is used in
speech encodingsoftware to determine if the voice being encoded is human speech or background noise.
* Value Added Dealer
* Value Added Distributor
* Value Added Developer
* Volunteers Association of Defence
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