asp
Pronunciation Noun

asp (plural asps)

  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).
Synonyms
  • (Vipera aspis) asp viper, European asp, aspis viper
Translations
  • Italian: aspide
  • Portuguese: áspide
  • Russian: а́списовая гадю́ка
  • Spanish: áspid
Translations
  • Russian: же́рех
Noun

asp (plural asps)

  1. The aspen tree.
    • 1997, B. Franklin Cooling, Fort Donelson's Legacy (page 233)
      Having decimated groves of cedar, quaking asps, weeping willows, poplars, and fruit trees on the last day of January, Alva C. Griest of the Seventy-second Indiana believed he "was doing wrong all the time we were at it."

ASP
Noun

asp (plural asps)

  1. (computing) Initialism of w:application service provider
  2. (finance) Initialism of w:average selling price (or, more rarely, ‘average sale(s) price’.)
  3. (military) Initialism of w:ammunition dump
  4. (accessibility) Initialism of accessibility / assistance / accompaniment service provider
Proper noun
  1. Acronym of w:ASP, Inc.
    1. A customised pistol produced by this company until 1987.
    2. A telescopic baton manufactured by this company.
  2. Initialism of w:Active Server Pages



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