Ans



American Name Society.
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the Sumerian god of heaven: the counterpart of the Akkadian Anu.
Contemporary Examples

Abandoning the project now, ANS officials note, would make all that spending a colossal waste.
Yucca Nuclear Site Returns Daniel Stone August 25, 2011

ANS researchers found that all off-site health consequences of the Fukushima Daiichi accident may ultimately be negligible.
Japanese Debris Plume From Tsunami Migrating Across Pacific Ocean Daniel Stone March 8, 2012

Historical Examples

It was ruled by twenty kings, and was finally conquered by the Chal-de´ANS.
Outline Studies in the Old Testament for Bible Teachers Jesse Lyman Hurlbut

It was so sure enough: a Queen ANS sixpence of that very date.
Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush William Makepeace Thackeray

ANS: Wal, wal, I do declare it has ben so long I’se jes don’t remember.
Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States Work Projects Administration

If “ifs” an’ “ANS” were kettles an’ pANS there would be nae use for tinklers.
The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop

ANS: The words of ye question may be understood of extracting a confession from a delinquente either by oath or bodily tormente.
Bradford’s History of ‘Plimoth Plantation’ William Bradford

“Those ‘ifs’ and ‘ANS’ are stubborn things,” observed the captain.
The Settlers William H. G. Kingston

When they had checked her trunk and the train was about ready to start, ANS looked uneasy and fidgeted about.
A Little Norsk; Or, Ol’ Pap’s Flaxen Hamlin Garland

Their fall released into German control the railway junction at ANS.
The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) Various

determiner
a form of the indefinite article used before an initial vowel sound: an old car, an elf, an honour
conjunction
(subordinating) an obsolete or dialect word for if See and (sense 9)
abbreviation
Netherlands Antilles
noun
(myth) the Sumerian sky god Babylonian counterpart Anu
Chemical symbol
actinon
abbreviation
Anglo-Norman

indefinite article before words beginning with vowels, 12c., from Old English an (with a long vowel) “one; lone,” also used as a prefix an- “single, lone;” see one for the divergence of that word from this. Also see a, of which this is the older, fuller form.

In other European languages, identity between indefinite article and the word for “one” remains explicit (e.g. French un, German ein, etc.) Old English got by without indefinite articles: He was a good man in Old English was he wæs god man. Circa 15c., a and an commonly were written as one word with the following noun, which contributed to the confusion over how such words as newt and umpire ought to be divided (see N).

In Shakespeare, etc., an sometimes is a contraction of as if (a usage first attested c.1300), especially before it.

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