ast research, inc.
A company, formed some time before 1980, that was a leading personal computer manufacturer. AST developed desktop computers, mobile computers, and servers that were sold in more than 100 countries worldwide. In January 1999 the name and intellectual property were acquired by a new company named AST Computers, LLC. As of 2000-03-02 it was trading as ARI Service.
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Fred, 1899–1987, U.S. dancer and actor. Contemporary Examples Partly because Ben was as naturally and effortlessly impeccable as Astaire or Cary Grant, or any other mythic style-setter. Ben Bradlee Was the Last of the Newspaper Giants Tom Shales October 21, 2014 A modern-day Astaire or Crosby, the well-wardrobed Wes Anderson exhibits style and grace, both […]
adjective not stable (electronics) capable of oscillating between two states
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astaire, fred A twentieth-century American entertainer who danced in many film musicals with partners such as Ginger Rogers. He was admired for his speed and grace and for his apparently effortless approach to dancing.