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Used in comparisons to refer to the extent or degree of something,
  1. Used to refer to the function or character that someone or something has
    • - he got a job as a cook
    • - they were treated as foreigners
    • - it came as a shock
    • - as a dairy producer, you should evaluate and analyze your farm from many viewpoints
  2. During the time of being (the thing specified)
    • - he had often been sick as a child
    • - as a student, my nickname was Space
  1. Used to indicate that something happens during the time when something is taking place
    • - Frank watched him as he ambled through the crowd
    • - as she grew older, she kept more to herself
  2. Used to indicate by comparison the way that something happens or is done
    • - dress as you would if you were having guests
    • - they can do as they wish
    • - she kissed him goodbye, as usual
    • - as in the past, a collection is to be taken
  3. Used to add or interject a comment relating to the statement of a fact
    • - as you can see, I didn't go after all
    • - he has, as you know, called for a referendum
  4. Because; since
    • - I must stop now as I have to go out
  5. Even though
    • - sweet as he is, he doesn't pay his bills
    • - try as he might, he failed to pull it off
  1. An ancient Roman copper coin

  1. Used in comparisons to refer to the extent or degree of something
    • - hailstones as big as tennis balls
    • - go as fast as you can
    • - it tasted like grape juice but not as sweet
  2. Used to emphasize an amount
    • - as many as twenty-two rare species may be at risk

  1. arsenic: a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
  2. equally: to the same degree (often followed by `as'); "they were equally beautiful"; "birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly"; "sang as sweetly as a nightingale"; "he is every bit as mean as she is"
  3. American Samoa: a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
  4. .as is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for American Samoa. It is administered by AS Domain Registry.
  5. The A.S. was a light car made from 1924 to 1926 by Voiturettes Automobiles A.S. of Courbevoie and then by La Garenne-Colombes until 1928.
  6. Ash was the ancient Egyptian god of oases, as well as the Vineyards of the western Nile Delta and thus was viewed as a benign deity. ...
  7. As is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006 As had a total population of 7,497. The total area is 22.07 km² which gives a population density of 340 inhabitants per km².
  8. Diario AS is a Spanish daily sports newspaper, concentrating particularly on football.
  9. The as (plural asses), also assarius (rendered into Greek as ἀσσάριον, assarion) was a bronze, and later copper, coin used during the Roman Republic and Roman Empire.
  10. Symbol for arsenic
  11. Symbol for the attosecond, an SI unit of time equal to 10^−18 seconds; arcsecond
  12. collection of IP networks under the control of a single entity
  13. ES (american solar energy society): the nation’s leading non-profit association of solar professionals and advocates.  ASES publishes a solar magazine, organizes conferences, and has over 13,000 national members.
  14. (Plural: asses) Bronze or orichalcum coins of the Roman republic.
  15. (Latin) a small unit of currency; the as in Rome could be roughly equivalent to a penny in the American monetary system.
  16. Autonomous System. In BGP routing, an Autonomous System is a collection of Intent Protocol routers, identified by their IP prefixes, whose single and clearly-defined routing policy is coordinated by an administrative entity formed by one or more network operators. ...
  17. Mid-level cloud composed of water droplets and ice crystals. Usually gives the sun a watery or dimly visible appearance.
  18. Asperger’s Syndrome –A developmental disorder that effects a persons ability to understand other people and socially interact with them. People with AS, while having trouble making eye contact, are unable to read and respond to social cues and body language. ...
  19. This can be used to allow more than one way of referring to a structure. This is a perfectly safe and sensible thing to do given referential transparency. ...
  20. Associate in Science, the technical degree with a minimum of 15 hours of general education courses.
  21. Antistats (additives that prevent static charge build-up in polymers).
  22. Apollo-Saturn. The NASA mission designator for Apollo project missions launched using one of the Saturn family of rocket boosters. ...
  23. The two-character ISO 3166 country code for AMERICAN SAMOA.
  24. after comparative = than ; mair as, comp. more than, (German mehr als)
  25. Armée secrète (Secret Army). Created in 1941 in the southern zone by Henri Fresnay, head of the Combat movement. In the northern zone the leader was a reserve officer, Jacques Arthuys, who was replaced after his arrest by Colonel Touny, a career officer. ...