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AS or as may refer to:

Science and technology

  • A. S. (car), a small French car built in the 1920s
  • ActionScript, a programming language developed by Macromedia and Adobe
  • Aggregate supply, the total supply of goods, in economics
  • Almost surely or a.s., in probability theory, an event with probability 1
  • Associate of Science, an American associate degree
  • Arsenic, chemical symbol "As"
  • Australian Standard, usually followed by the standard number
  • Autonomous system (Internet), a collection of IP networks
  • Arcsecond, 160 arcminute, a unit of angular measurement
  • Attosecond or as, one trillionth (long scale) (10−18) or one quintillionth (short scale) (10−18) of a second, a unit of time
  • Attosiemens or aS, one trillionth (long scale) (10−18) or one quintillionth (short scale) (10−18) of a siemens, a unit of electric conductance


  • Angelman syndrome, a neuro-genetic disorder
  • Ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis of the spine and joints near to the spine
  • Aortic stenosis, a type of heart disease
  • Asperger syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder
  • Autism spectrum


  • .as, the Internet country code top-level domain for American Samoa
  • As, Belgium, a municipality in Belgium
  • Ås, a municipality in Akershus county, Norway
  • Ås, Sør-Trøndelag, a village in Tydal municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway
  • Ås, Swedish name for Harju quarter in Helsinki, Finland
  • Aš, a town in the Czech Republic


  • Æsir are called "ás", "áss", or "ǫ́ss" in Norse.
  • Ossetians were called As or Asi by the Georgians and Russians in the past


  • Aksjeselskap or A/S, a type of Norwegian stock-based company
  • Aktieselskab or A/S, a type of Danish stock-based company
  • Aktsiaselts, a type of Estonian stock-based company
  • Abilene and Southern Railway
  • Akademiska Sångföreningen or The Academic Male Voice Choir of Helsinki, a Finnish choir
  • Alaska Airlines, IATA airline designator
  • A.S. Roma, Italian football club based in Rome
  • Australian Standards
  • Diario AS, a Spanish sports newspaper

Other uses

  • As (Roman coin), a coin and weight unit
  • "As" (song), a song by Stevie Wonder
  • Anglo-Saxon, ancestor of modern English language
  • Anti-submarine warfare
  • Assamese language, ISO 639 alpha-2 language code
  • AS Level, a qualification in the United Kingdom; half an A Level
  • Anabolic Steroids, AS is an abbreviation often used on online bodybuilding forums

Related pages

  • All pages beginning with AS

See also

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