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Asiatic Barred Zone a region including most of Asia from which immigration to the United States was banned as part of the Immigration Act of 1917.
Asiatic cholera an acute, infectious, often fatal disease caused by bacteria and characterized by severe diarrhea, intestinal cramps, and dehydration; cholera.
Asiatic pennywort a small creeping plant used in herbal medicine; Centella.
aside on the side; toward the side. [6 definitions]
aside from with the exception of; besides.
as if how it would be if.
asinine silly or willfully stupid. [2 definitions]
ask to put a question to (someone). [11 definitions]
askance with a sideways glance; indirectly. [2 definitions]
askew not straight; awry.
asking price the price or cost of an item for sale (used by a seller usu. to indicate a willingness to accept less money after bargaining).
aslant in a slanting direction; obliquely; slantingly. [2 definitions]
asleep sleeping. [7 definitions]
as long as since; on the condition of.
aslope at a slant; sloping.
Asmara the capital of Eritrea.
asocial not seeking the company of others; not gregarious, sometimes because lacking social skills. [2 definitions]
as of beginning on; from.
asp any of several small, poisonous snakes found in Africa and Asia Minor, such as the cobra or horned viper.
asparagine a nonessential amino acid found in proteins that is derived from aspartate.
asparagus a tall branching plant related to the lily, whose young shoots are cultivated and eaten as a vegetable.