asialism a·si·a·lism (ə-sī’ə-lĭz’əm) or a·si·a·li·a (ā’sī-ā’lē-ə, -āl’ē-ə)
Diminished or arrested secretion of saliva. Also called aptyalia.
noun either of two varieties (ripened or fresh) of a cow’s-milk cheese produced in NE Italy Contemporary Examples Should we make provolone or asiago or even brie in the U.S.? Elegy to Italian Cheese Jesse Dart May 20, 2011 Historical Examples On the asiago Plateau the harassed enemy maintained an aggressive fire. The Story of […]
of, belonging to, or characteristic of or its inhabitants. a native or inhabitant of , or a person of Asian descent. Contemporary Examples Forest elephants are a separate species, smaller than savannah or Asian elephants. The Secret Language of Elephants Bob Simon December 30, 2009 For decades the West has shunned the Asian country, whose […]
a citizen or resident of the U.S. of Asian birth or descent. of or relating to Asian-Americans or their culture. Contemporary Examples By any measure, Diane Tran is that “model minority” Asian-American teen you think you already know. Texas Teenager Diane Tran Jailed for Working Hard Joie Chen May 30, 2012 Since 1990, the state’s […]
- Asian brown cloud
noun See brown cloud