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AS

 (L.)
au´ris sinis´tra (left ear).

As

Symbol for arsenic.

As

The profile area of a slab-sectioned corpuscle or nucleus, a quantity measurable by image cytometry.

AS

Abbreviation for:
absence seizure
absence of seizures
accessory spleen
acoustic schwannoma
acoustic stimulation
active surveillance
acute stress
Adams-Stokes
adenosquamous carcinoma
adult services
allele specific
Alport syndrome
ambulatory surgery
anabolic steroid
anal sphincter
anaphylactic shock
androgen suppression
angiosarcoma
anionic surfactant
ankylosing spondylitis
anovulatory syndrome
anterior scalene
anteroseptal
antisense
antiserum
aortic stenosis
arteriosclerosis
artificial sweetener
asbestos
ascending aorta
Ascaris suum
ascorbic acid
aseptic meningitis
asparagine synthetase
Asperger syndrome
assisted suicide
Associate of Science
Associate Specialist (Medspeak-UK) 
atherosclerosis
atrial septum
atropine sulphate
attempted suicide
audiogenic seizure
audiovisual stimulation

As

Symbol for arsenic
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The NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems outlines the design requirements of automatic sprinkler systems in modern records storage facilities.
Automatic sprinklers use more water in an hour than the average family uses in three days, but Welsh gardeners' longing for greener pastures has led to surges in water pressure, meaning that the supply can temporarily run almost dry.
In fire sprinklers and suppression, SimplexGrinnell has a history of industry leadership that dates back to the mid-1800s, when Frederick Grinnell invented the first automatic sprinkler. The heritage and experience of Grinnell Fire Protection, which was merged in 2001 with Simplex to form SimplexGrinnell, is an integral part of the current-day company.
Shannon: We have learned the value of automatic sprinkler systems.
But leaders of the Tyne & Wear Fire Authority say that an automatic sprinkler system will stop a fire spreading, greatly reducing the risk of serious damage.
Schools in Birmingham risk the 'fire equivalent of Dunblane' because they do not have automatic sprinkler systems installed, a senior fire service officer warned.
There are a variety of situations where automatic sprinkler systems are installed for reasons other than property protection alone.
Lot 1: creation and maintenance of automatic sprinkler systems, standpipes and backflow preventers lot 2: supply of spare parts
Webster Building Inspector Theodore Tetreault said the town has found some bars and nightclubs out of compliance and has gone to the state Automatic Sprinkler Appeals Board a few times.
Also, the facility will be upgraded to now include a new fully automatic sprinkler and fire alarm system.
If industry estimates are correct, all of Scotland's 1800 care homes could be fitted with automatic sprinkler systems at a cost of pounds 7.5 million.
The National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform charged that federal policy contributed to the deaths and injuries, pointing out that in January 2003 CMS adopted new Life Safety Code regulations that allow older buildings to operate without an automatic sprinkler system.

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