or A.S.T., a.s.t.
Atlantic Standard Time.See under standard time.
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Definition for AST (2 of 2)
a suffix of nouns that denote a person who practices or is concerned with something, or holds certain principles, doctrines, etc.: enthusiast;ecdysiast;gymnast.
Origin of -ast
a variant of -ist after the vowel i; from Greek -astēs
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British Dictionary definitions for AST
Atlantic Standard Time
automated screen trading (in securities)
British education advanced skills teacher
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Medical definitions for AST
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