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What does the acronym SOA mean?

What does SOA mean on Facebook? What's the meaning of the abbreviation SOA in texting talk or on Twitter?
August 6, 2011

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SOA on Twitter or Facebook most likely stands for the TV show Sons of Anarchy.

SOA in text may also mean the following:

Computers, Science, engineering and information technology

  • Service-oriented architecture, type of software architecture for creating and using business processes, packaged as services
  • Search oriented architecture, the use of search engine technology as the main integration component in an information system
  • Semiconductor optical amplifier, optical amplifiers which use a semiconductor to provide the gain medium
  • Safe operating area, the voltage and current conditions for a semiconductor to work reliably
  • Start of Authority, an important record type in the Domain Name System
  • Stimulus-Onset Asynchrony, a measure used in experimental psychology that denotes the amount of time between the beginning of one stimulus and the beginning of the next stimulus
  • Shaking Optimization Algorithm, an optimization algorithm that belongs to the Evolutionary Computations (EC) and emulate the common shaking process

Organizations, societies and institutes

  • School of the Americas, former name for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHISC or WHINSEC), a U.S. Army training facility at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • School of the Arts (disambiguation)
  • Scottish Orienteering Association, association for orienteering in Scotland
  • Society of Ancients, UK-based, non-profit organization that promotes interest in Ancient & Medieval history and wargaming
  • Special Operations Australia, intelligence and special operations agency formed in 1942, currently known as the Services Reconnaissance Department
  • State Oceanic Administration, Chinese administrative agency, subordinate to the Ministry of Land and Resources
  • Special Operations Association, U.S. special forces A.K.A. "Green Berets".


  • State Oceanic Administration of China
  • State of the art, the highest level of development

Accounting and business

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act, officially titled the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002
  • Society of Actuaries, one of the two main professional societies of actuaries in the United States


Music groups

  • Soldiers of Allah, Muslim rap group from Los Angeles, California
  • Sons of Azrael, deathcore band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 2004
  • State of Alert, hardcore punk group formed in Washington, D.C. in 1980, and disbanded in 1981


  • Sons of Anarchy, American television drama series that premiered in 2008

Video games

  • Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn, 2nd computer role-playing game in the Baldur's Gate series from 2000
  • Shards of Alara, 2008 expansion set from the trading card game Magic: The Gathering
  • Siege of Avalon, 2000 computer role-playing game created by Digital Tome
  • Skies of Arcadia, console role-playing game developed by Overworks for the Dreamcast and published by Sega in 2000
  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar, 2007 massively multiplayer online role-playing game set in Tolkien's Middle-earth
  • Soldiers of Anarchy, squad-based real-time tactics computer game created by Silver Style Entertainment in 2002


  • Super Output Area, geographical region of the United Kingdom used mainly for statistical analysis

Normally SOA is refering to the TV show Sons of Anarchy

Sons of Anarchy

SOA= Sons of Anarchy

Sons of Anarchy, American television drama series that premiered in 2008(most likely)

State of the art

Sitting On my Ass

SOA means Statement Of Accounts.

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