ASA


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ASA

abbreviation for
1. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) (in Britain) Amateur Swimming Association
2. (in Britain) Advertising Standards Authority
3. (in the US) American Standards Association
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Such an idol as that found in the secret groves of Queen Maachah in Judea; and for worshipping which, king Asa, her son, did depose her, and destroyed the idol, and burnt it for an abomination at the brook Kedron, as darkly set forth in the 15th chapter of the first book of Kings.
Another man at table who had swallowed the same bait was the superintendent of the Pacific Coast agencies for the Asa Bicycle Company.
Martin talked with the superintendent of the Asa agencies, and after dinner he drew him aside with Hermann, whom he backed financially for the best bicycle store with fittings in Oakland.
"Send the boys off to the right," exclaimed the resolute wife and mother, in a sharp, dissonant voice; "I warrant me, Asa, or Abner will give some account of the creature!"
So I tuck Asa Montagu, and he tuck Absalom Bement, and they two tuck old Squire Napthali Green.
Asa Gray those of the United States, and the result was as I anticipated.
- Schooner "Harry Randolph" dismasted on the way home from Newfoundland; Asa Musie, married, 32, Main Street, City, lost overboard.
Ricky has vowed to put Asa on at the London Palladium and get him on television.
The ASA allows full flexibility on the routes, capacity, number of frequencies and types of aircraft, in any type of service (passenger or cargo) including the exercise of third and fourth freedoms of traffic rights.
Several ASA members recently criticised Iran's interference in the running of the academy and said it could threaten Afghanistan's sovereignty.
Earlier, the ASA had the power to monitor only paid-for ads online, but now, with its new powers it will tackle complaints about the way companies sell themselves on the web.
The broker's "buy" list for this week also includes oil major Statoil ASA (OSL:STL), IT group Atea ASA (OSL:ATEA), solar group Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (OSL:REC) oncology drug developer Algeta ASA (OSL:ALGETA), and oil exploration technology company Badger Explorer ASA (OSL:BXPL).