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Definition of the noun asp

What does asp mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: asps

  1. of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder
  2. cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death

Alternative definition of the noun asp


  1. [archaic] A water snake.
  2. A venomous viper native to southwestern Europe (Vipera aspis).
  3. The Egyptian cobra (Naja haje)
  4. A type of European fish (Aspius aspius).

Other definitions of asp

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  1. An extensible baton, used by police and security officers. From the name of the manufacturer: Amalgamated Security Products.


Asp a.k.a. Aspartic acid is an α-amino acid with the chemical formula HOOCCHCH₂COOH. The carboxylate anion and salts of aspartic acid are known as aspartate. The L-isomer of aspartate is one of the 23 proteinogenic amino acids, i.e., the building blocks of proteins. Its codons are GAU and GAC.

  • also known as ASP_G


ASP is a record label.


  1. ASP is a German rock band from Frankfurt am Main formed in 1999. The name is identical to the pseudonym of the band's leader Asp, and is pronounced as one word.
    • members:
    • member of musical group ASP & Chamber
    • genres: Neue Deutsche Härte, Alternative rock, Gothic metal, European industrial metal, Industrial metal, Gothic rock, Dark wave
    • albums: "Hast Du mich vermisst? Der schwarze Schmetterling, Teil I", ":Duett: Der schwarze Schmetterling, Teil II", "Die Zusammenkunft E.P.", "Weltunter: Der schwarze Schmetterling, Teil III", "Stille der Nacht", "Weltunter (Komm zu mir)", "Ich will brennen", "Gothic: Dark Rarities", "Aus der Tiefe: Der schwarze Schmetterling, Teil IV", "Hässlich", "Werben", "Ich bin ein wahrer Satan (Version III)", "Ich bin ein wahrer Satan", "Isobel Goudie", "Requiembryo: Der schwarze Schmetterling, Teil V", "Nie Mehr! Die verschollenen Archive 1", "Horror Vacui: The Eeriest Tales of ASP so Far", "Aus der Tiefe", "Akoasma: Horror Vacui Live", "Zaubererbruder: Der Krabat-Liederzyklus", "Wer sonst? / Im Märchenland", "Von Zaubererbrüdern - Live & Unplugged", "Varieté Obscur", "Hunger", "Wechselbalg", "Once in a Lifetime", "Humility", "Eisige Wirklichkeit", "Fremder-Zyklus, Teil 1: fremd", "Die GeistErfahrer EP: Fremder-Zyklus, Teil 1.1", "Der komplette Schwarze Schmetterling Zyklus {I-V}", "Fremder-Zyklus, Teil 2: Maskenhaft: Ein Versinken in elf Bildern", "Per aspera ad aspera"
    • official website:
  2. Asp a.k.a. Alexander Spreng: Alexander Frank Spreng, hauptsächlich Asp genannt, ist ein deutscher Sänger und Comicszenarist. Bekannt geworden ist er durch die Band ASP, bei der er seit 1999 Frontmann und Sänger ist.
    • also known as Alexander Frank Spreng
    • born on (42 years ago)
    • member of musical group ASP since

There are other people with in their name, like Jon Asp, Anna Asp, Fred Asp, Stig Asp, Sami S. Asp and Lars Erik Asp.


  1. The Asp is a former supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe, and was a member of the Serpent Society and BAD Girls, Inc.. She was created by Mark Gruenwald and Paul Neary, and first appeared in Captain America vol. 1 #310.
  2. Asp is a fictional character from the 1982 film Annie.
  3. ASP is a fictional character from the 1993 film Kill Zone.

There are other characters with in their name, like Fred Asp.


Asp a.k.a. Alice Springs Airport is a regional airport 7 nautical miles south of Alice Springs, Northern Territory. The airport was notably involved in Australia's first domestic airline hijacking, and later a suicide attack by a former airline employee which claimed the lives of four others.


  1. ASP a.k.a. Active Server Pages, also known as Classic ASP or ASP Classic, was Microsoft's first server-side script engine for dynamically generated web pages. Initially released as an add-on to Internet Information Services via the Windows NT 4.0 Option Pack, it was subsequently included as a free component of Windows Server. ASP.NET, first released in January 2002, has superseded ASP.
  2. ASP a.k.a. ASP pistol: The ASP was a custom made handgun designed and built by Paris Theodore, owner of Seventrees, Ltd. a custom gun leather shop in New York from the early 1970s to 1987. The ASP was based on the Smith & Wesson Model 39 pistol. The ASP featured clear Lexan grips allowing the shooter to see how much ammunition is left, a rounded hammer, hooked triggerguard and no front sight. The ASP was responsible for later innovations made in the development of concealable handguns.
  3. Asp is the designation of an American sounding rocket. Between 1955 and 1962 these were used 30 times to study the explosion clouds of nuclear bombs.
  4. Asp a.k.a. L-Aspartic acid: Aspartic acid, also known as aspartate, the name of its anion, is one of the 20 natural proteinogenic amino acids which are the building blocks of proteins. As its name indicates, aspartic acid is the carboxylic acid analog of asparagine. As a neurotransmitter, aspartic acid may provide resistance to fatigue and thus lead to endurance, although the evidence to support this idea is not strong.
  5. Asp a.k.a. ppc is a gene.
  6. Asp a.k.a. Algerian Sign Language is the sign language most commonly used in Algeria. It was officially recognized by the Algerian law on the protection and promotion of persons with a disability enacted on May 8, 2002.
    • also known as Língua de Sinais Algeriana
  7. ASp is a computer emulator, software.
    • developer: Ian Greenway
    • genre: Emulator
    • license: Freeware
  8. Asp is a file format.
  9. Asp a.k.a. aspartoacylase (Canavan disease) is a gene.
    • also known as aspartoacylase; aminoacylase 2; aspartoacylase (aminoacylase 2, Canavan disease)
  10. Asp a.k.a. complement component 3 is a gene.
    • also known as acylation-stimulating protein cleavage product, complement component C3
  11. Asp a.k.a. ropporin 1-like is a gene.
    • also known as AKAP-associated sperm protein
  12. Asp a.k.a. apobec-1 complementation factor is a gene.
    • also known as apo-B RNA editing protein, APOBEC-1 stimulating protein, OTTHUMP00000061209, apobec-1 complementation factor (ACF) (ASP)
  13. Asp a.k.a. agouti signaling protein, nonagouti homolog (mouse) is a gene.
    • also known as agouti switch protein, agouti (mouse)-signaling protein, agouti signaling protein
  14. Asp a.k.a. ATG5 autophagy related 5 homolog (S. cerevisiae) is a gene.
    • also known as apoptosis specific protein; OTTHUMP00000040507; APG5 autophagy 5-like; APG5 autophagy 5-like (S. cerevisiae); APG5 (autophagy 5, S. cerevisiae)-like
  15. Asp a.k.a. asp (abnormal spindle) homolog, microcephaly associated (Drosophila) is a gene.
    • also known as microcephaly, primary autosomal recessive 5; asp (abnormal spindle)-like, microcephaly associated

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Google previewComputing and Information Sciences (2003)

Recent Trends by J. C. Misra

ASP is a part of Windows NT Option Pack. The option pack is a free download, so ASP costs you...

Google previewGetting Attention (2012)

by Susan Y Kohl

An ASP is a Web-based business enterprise that does several things for its clients: (1) it hosts specific software...

Google previewControlled Natural Language (2014)

4th International Workshop, CNL 2014, Galway, Ireland, August 20-22, 2014, Proceedings by Brian Davis, Kaarel Kaljurand, Tobias Kuhn

ASP is a powerful declarative knowledge representation language that provides support for non-monotonic reasoning and...

Google previewAntimicrobial Stewardship, An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics, (2014)

by Pranita Tamma

An ideal ASP is a comprehensive system of multidisciplinary healthcare providers, dedicated policies and procedures, and methods for data collection and outcomes reporting that promote optimal use of antimicrobial agents across the ...

Google previewAdvances in Control Education 2003 (ACE 2003) (2003)

A Proceedings Volume from the 6th IFAC Symposium, Oulu, Finland, 16-18 June 2003 by Juha Lindfors

ASP is an object model for Microsoft Internet Information Severs that is compatible with web servers.

ASP is the answer to the possible complex problems posed by the development of Common Gateway Interface (CGI). The CGI provides a ...

Google previewHealth Information (2014)

Management of a Strategic Resource by Mervat Abdelhak, Sara Grostick, Mary Alice Hanken

An ASP is a business that provides computer-based services to customers. The application...

An ASP is an attractive option for medical transcription services. It is argued...

Google previewCyclopædia of Universal History (1885)

Being an Account of the Principal Events in the Career of the Human Race from the Beginnings of Civilization to the Present Time ... by John Clark Ridpath

Contrary to popular belief the Egyptian asp is a reptile of considerable size, sometimes growing to the length of six feet.

Google previewData Center Fundamentals (2003)

by Mauricio Arregoces, Maurizio Portolani

Microsoft ASP is a server-side scripting technology. ASP scripting provides similar functionalities as JSP scripting. The main differences concern the operating systems that support these technologies and the languages that you can use ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Asp Glu -Amylase 14 Inversion Exo ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives (2009)

by Ruth Winter

ASP ISOBUTYL BENZOATE ' Synthetic berry. cherry. plum. and pineapple flavoring additive for beverages. ice cream. ices, candy. and baked goods. ASP ISOBUTYL BUTYRATE ' Synthetic berry. apple. banana. pineapple. liquor. and rum ...

Google previewDictionary of the Yoruba Language (1913)

Asp, re. cloth ; clothes ; covering , raiment ; garment ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

ASP. NET is different than its predecessor in two major ways: it supports code written in compiled languages such as Visual Basic, Perl, and C++, and it features server controls that can separate the code from the content, allowing GUI editing ...

Google previewThe Mountain Encyclopedia (2005)

An A to Z Compendium of Over 2,250 Terms, Concepts, Ideas, and People by Frederic Hartemann, Robert Hauptman

asp#vinson2 www. ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of Information Technology (2007)

by Atlantic

An ASP is somewhat similar to a server-side include or a common gateway interface application in that all involve programs that run on the server, usually tailoring a page for the user. Typically, the script in the Web page at the server uses ...

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the asp
lay at the breast of
another Cleopatra look-alike

by the lack of poison
at the back of his throat

he wondered
what had befallen the Ass

the biting
came after te bathing (STEPHEN BRIAN Brady)
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Scrabble value of A1S1P3

The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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