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a city in the Piedmont region of Italy, S of Turin: center of wine-producing region. Contemporary Examples The Acid Survivors Trust International (Asti) estimates there are approximately 1,500 acid attacks a year globally. Oscar-Winning ‘Saving Face’ Directors’ Battle to End Horror of Acid Attacks Shakthi Jothianandan March 7, 2012 Historical Examples But in the richness […]
- Asti spumante
a sweet, sparkling Italian white wine with a muscat flavor. Historical Examples But mother turned up her nose as she sipped her glass of Asti spumante that accompanied the west-end dinner by way of champagne. The Promise of Air Algernon Blackwood It is now famous for its sparkling wine (Asti spumante), and is a considerable […]
pertaining to, exhibiting, or correcting . a person who has . Historical Examples After all, an astigmatic parent, seeing Adolf in a dim light, might be impressed by him. The Man Upstairs P. G. Wodehouse They belonged to a person who was near-sighted and astigmatic in the left eye and almost certainly blind in the […]
- Astigmatic lens
astigmatic lens astigmatic lens n. See cylindrical lens.