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Asch

(both: äsh), city, W Czech Republic, in Bohemia, near the Bavarian border. It is a textile center and also manufactures lace, woolens, embroidery, and carpets.

As,

symbol for the element arsenicarsenic
, a semimetallic chemical element; symbol As; at. no. 33; at. wt. 74.92160; m.p. 817°C; (at 28 atmospheres pressure); sublimation point 613°C;; sp. gr. (stable form) 5.73; valence −3, 0, +3, or +5.
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aS

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automatic sprinkler

A sprinkler head having a nozzle which is normally closed, but opens when exposed to a predetermined quantity of heat—either by the melting of a fusible element or by the rupturing of a liquid-filled glass bulb.

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History
1. an ancient Roman unit of weight approximately equal to 1 pound troy (373 grams)
2. the standard monetary unit and copper coin of ancient Rome

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(networking)
The country code for American Samoa.

AS

(1) See autonomous system.

(2) See authentication server.

(3) (Application System) An IBM mainframe 4GL that runs under MVS. It was originally designed for non-computer people and includes commands for planning, budgeting and graphics. However, a programmer can also produce complex applications. It also provides computer conferencing.
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During 2006-2011, four out of seven different capture attempts were successful and resulted in the capture of 105 wild asses (see Table 1).
A large herd of wild asses located 7-8 km from the trap was slowly pushed towards the corral.
When the wild asses reached the entrance of the symmetric funnel design they stalled, but five additional cars joined in to chase them the final 250 m into the corral.
A herd of 60 wild asses was discovered one kilometre from the enclosure, but only one car was used for the chase.