Asa

[ ey-suh ]
/ ˈeɪ sə /

noun

a king of Judah, 913?–873? b.c. I Kings 15:8–24.

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ASA

Acoustical Society of America.
American Standards Association: former name of the American National Standards Institute.
the numerical exposure index of a photographic film under the system adopted by the American Standards Association, used to indicate the light sensitivity of the film's emulsion.
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ASA

abbreviation for

(in Britain) Amateur Swimming Association
(in Britain) Advertising Standards Authority
(in the US) American Standards Association
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