- a king of Judah, 913?–873? b.c. I Kings 15:8–24.
- 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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Third, the almost total silence in academic circles about the ASA decision outside the pro-Israel chorus is deafening.Liberal Zionism in the Era of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement
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By listening in on their conversation, we get to know the narrator, Asa Baker-Rouse, and the filmmaker, Bianca Giaever.Vimeo Presents: The Top 10 Videos of 2013
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The second most common line of attack against the ASA is that academic boycotts are inherently misguided.
The ASA supports different tactics because it supports a different goal.
In 1998, the ASA announced that it would boycott California and Washington State for their anti-affirmative action laws.
Some agree that this is our present asa foetida, while other authorities deny this.
And as was usual with him, Asa Lemm drew down the corners of his mouth.
"Yes, and Asa Lemm had another note just like it," added Walt.
Much to the cadets' relief, they did not see Asa Lemm in the messroom.
As was quite usual with him, Asa Lemm was not in good humor.
- (in Britain) Amateur Swimming Association
- (in Britain) Advertising Standards Authority
- (in the US) American Standards Association
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