a comedy (1599?) by Shakespeare.
A comedy by William Shakespeare. Most of the action takes place in the Forest of Arden, to which several members of a duke’s court have been banished. The speech “All the world’s a stage” is from As You Like It.
- As you please
However you wish, whatever you choose, as in We can have meat or fish tonight, as you please, or Go or don’t go—do as you please. This idiom was introduced about 1500 and inverted what was then the usual order, which was “as it pleases you.” Very, extremely, as in After winning the contract he […]
adjective, adverb (of a performance for a television programme) performed as though live but broadcast after a short delay to allow for the editing of mistakes, bad language, etc
as/400 computer An IBM minicomputer for small business and departmental users, released in 1988 and still in production in October 1998. Features include a menu-driven interface, multi-user support, terminals that are (in the grand IBM tradition) incompatible with anything else including the IBM 3270 series, and an extensive library-based operating system. The machine survives because […]
as31 tool, programming An 8031/8051 assembler by Ken Stauffer and Theo Deraadt which produces a variety of object code output formats. The distribution includes an assembler, yacc parser, and documentation. as31 runs on Sun-3, Sun-4, SunOS 4.0, Tandy 6000, and Xenix. Latest version: 1, as of 1990-01-26. as31 Home (http://pjrc.com/tech/8051/#as31_assembler). (2002-05-07)
a king of Judah, 913?–873? b.c. I Kings 15:8–24. Acoustical Society of America. American Standards Association: former name of the American National Standards Institute. the numerical exposure index of a photographic film under the system adopted by the American Standards Association, used to indicate the light sensitivity of the film’s emulsion. Contemporary Examples It is […]