as as  /ˈæz/


  1. (n) 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
  2. (n) a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
  3. (adv) to the same degree (often followed by `as')


  1. AMA's Obesity-As-Disease Vote Should Boost Diet Drugs

    The American Medical Association?s endorsement of obesity as a disease state should give a boost to sales and continued development of prescription diet drugs.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Futures rising as Fed gathers in Washington

    Futures rising as Fed gathers in Washington The government also reported Tuesday that the pace of construction increased again in May as builders tried to keep up with growing demand for houses. Rising energy costs were partly offset by cheaper food, and the consumer price index ticked up a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent last month.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

  3. As sales slow, Utah’s Skullcandy retrenches

    As sales slow, Utah’s Skullcandy retrenches by Vince Horiuchi The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 19, 2013 09:38AM MDT Park City-based audio accessories manufacturer Skullcandy announced Tuesday it is closing its San Clemente, Calif., office and restructuring its management team amid slowing sales and a fading stock. The company, which produces headphones for mobile devices and also sells active ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune


  1. On her page, she wrote: "Didn't we do our nails as a joke with our friend? It had nothing to do w/(with) court...... it's an airbrush design from a stencil."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source:

  2. "War is bigger than any one man or woman, whether a private, a general or a president," Obama said in the Rose Garden. "As difficult as it is to lose Gen. McChrystal, I believe it is the right decision for our national security."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Seattle Times

  3. "I apologize for using the term 'shakedown' with regard to yesterday's actions at the White House in my opening statement this morning, and I retract my apology to BP," Barton said. "As I told my colleagues yesterday and said again this...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Joe Barton Source: Politico

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