from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation age/sex/location
  • abbreviation American Sign Language

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun same as american sign language, the sign language used in the US.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • initialism American Sign Language
  • initialism Age, Sex, Location (same as asl)
  • initialism Above Sea Level
  • initialism Advanced Squad Leader

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the sign language used in the United States


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