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abbreviation for
  1. Australian Security Intelligence Organization
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Examples from the Web for asio

Historical Examples

  • The Asio accipitrinus is not rare hereabouts, nor is it dangerous to mankind.

    The Flying Death

    Samuel Hopkins Adams

  • On several occasions, in winter, groups of long-eared owls (Asio otus) have been found roosting in thickets of chinquapin oak.

  • Otus asio, the Screech Owl, are the scientific and common names of our little friend Solomon.

    Bird Stories

    Edith M. Patch