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1 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 [syn: arsenic, atomic number 33]
2 a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa [syn: American Samoa, Eastern Samoa] adv : 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" [syn: equally, every bit]

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  • asm (ISO 639-3)





  • (stressed): /æz/, /} ace

Pronunciation 2

  • /a/":

Extensive Definition

AS may refer to:

Science and technology




Other usage

as in Catalan: As
as in Czech: AS
as in Danish: As
as in German: AS
as in Estonian: As
as in Spanish: As
as in Esperanto: As
as in French: AS
as in Korean: AS
as in Italian: AS
as in Hungarian: As
as in Dutch: As
as in Japanese: AS
as in Norwegian: AS
as in Polish: As
as in Portuguese: AS
as in Kölsch: AS (Watt ėßß datt?)
as in Russian: Ас
as in Slovenian: As
as in Finnish: As
as in Swedish: As
as in Chinese: AS

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

ad eundem, after this fashion, along these lines, as an example, as an instance, as long as, as things go, as well, at what price, because, being, being as how, by what mode, by what name, cause, ceteris paribus, considering, correspondingly, equally, equivalently, evenly, exempli gratia, for, for example, for instance, forasmuch as, how, identically, in such wise, in that, in this way, in what way, inasmuch as, indifferently, insofar as, insomuch as, like, now, parce que, proportionately, seeing as how, seeing that, since, so, thus, thus and so, to illustrate, whereas, without distinction
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