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as well as and also; and moreover. [2 definitions]
as yet up until now; up to this point.
asylum (old-fashioned) an institution for the care of those who are unable to maintain themselves, such as orphans or the severely mentally ill. [3 definitions]
asymmetric different, esp. in arrangement of space, on either side of a center line; not symmetrical; unbalanced.
asymmetry the state or quality of having two unidentical halves; lack of balance.
asymptomatic not showing any symptoms of a disease (usu. used in reference to an individual who does, in fact, have the disease and may or may not be a carrier).
asymptote in mathematics, a straight line that approaches but never meets a curve.
asynchronous not occurring at the same time. [2 definitions]
At symbol of the chemical element astatine.
at1 on or in the location of. [5 definitions]
at2 the smaller monetary unit of Laos. (Cf. kip.)
at- to.
Atacama a desert in northern Chile that lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains.
Atacama Desert an extremely arid region of northern Chile that lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains.
at all to even the slightest degree or extent; in the least (used in negative statements and questions only).
at all costs regardless of the effort or sacrifice necessary.
at an angle slanted up or down; crooked.
at any rate in any case; at all events. [2 definitions]
ataractic free from anxiety or other emotional strain, esp. as a result of taking a drug; calm; tranquil.
at arm's length at a distance; emotionally or physically detached.
atavism the reappearance of a biological characteristic in an organism after it has not appeared for several generations, or an organism displaying such a characteristic. [2 definitions]