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  1. a king of Judah, 913?–873? b.c. I Kings 15:8–24.
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  1. Acoustical Society of America.
  2. American Standards Association: former name of the American National Standards Institute.
  3. 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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abbreviation for
  1. (in Britain) Amateur Swimming Association
  2. (in Britain) Advertising Standards Authority
  3. (in the US) American Standards Association
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