- American shorthair cat
one of a breed of medium-sized, muscular shorthaired domestic cats with a broad head and a short, thick coat.
- American sign language
a visual-gesture language, having its own semantic and syntactic structure, used by deaf people in the U.S. and English-speaking parts of Canada. Abbreviation: ASL. Contemporary Examples While “Uprising” is bookended with some verbal dialogue, the vast majority of the episode is enacted in American Sign Language. ABC Family’s ‘Switched at Birth’ ASL Episode Recalls Gallaudet […]
- American smoke tree
a small tree, Cotinus obovatus, of the cashew family, of the central southern U.S., having yellowish flowers and clusters of fleshy fruit with silky plumes.
- American spanish
Spanish as used in Latin America. Abbreviation: AmerSp. Contemporary Examples NBCUniversal Telemundo Spanish networks paid $600 million for American Spanish TV rights. Rupert Murdoch Bets a Half-Billion Dollars That the Next World Cup Will Be Even Bigger in America Evan Weiner June 29, 2014