PVA may refer to:

  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Patrick Van Aanholt (born 1990), a Dutch footballer playing for Chelsea F.C.
  • Patterned vertical alignment, an LCD technology
  • Penn Virginia Corporation (ticker symbol)
  • Perkiomen Valley Academy
  • People's Volunteer Army, active during the Korean war
  • Poikiloderma vasculare atrophicans, a skin disease
  • Polyvinyl acetate, a polymer and major component of a popular wood glue
  • Polyvinyl alcohol, a water-soluble synthetic polymer
  • Population viability analysis
  • Positive vorticity advection
  • Property Valuation Administrator
  • Pulmonary vein ablation, a surgical procedure of the heart
  • Paraventricular area, a part of the brain associated with hunger
  • Periventricular area, another part of the brain

Other articles related to "pva":

TFT LCD - Types - Patterned Vertical Alignment (PVA)
... Less expensive PVA panels often use dithering and FRC, while S-PVA panels all use at least 8 bits per color component and do not use color simulation methods ... S-PVA also largely eliminated off angle glowing of solid blacks and reduced the off angle gamma shift ... S-PVA also offers fast response times using modern RTC technologies ...
List Of Korean War Weapons - Footmobile Weaponry - Sidearm Pistols - Communist States
... Nambu Type 14 Mauser C96(PVA) Colt M1911A1(PVA) Tokarev TT-33 Type 54 pistol Type 26 revolver Type 94 pistol Nagant M1895 revolver Browning Hi Power(PVA) FN M1900(PVA) ...
Polyvinyl Alcohol - Uses - Fishing
... PVA is widely used in freshwater sport fishing ... Small bags made from PVA are filled with dry or oil based bait and attached to the hook, or the baited hook is placed inside the bag and cast into the ... Anglers also use string made of PVA for the purpose of making temporary attachments ...
Polyvinyl Alcohol - Properties
... PVA is fully degradable and dissolves quickly ... PVA has a melting point of 230°C and 180–190°C (356-374 degrees Fahrenheit) for the fully hydrolysed and partially hydrolysed grades, respectively ... PVA is an atactic material but exhibits crystallinity as the hydroxyl groups are small enough to fit into the lattice without disrupting it ...