See also: asin, ASIN, and A-sin

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  • (file)

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as in (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic, conjunctive) In the sense of.
    Synonyms: namely, i.e.
    "bow" as in the weapon, not the front of a ship
    • 1972, Investors Chronicle and Stock Exchange Gazette[1], volume 22:
      Getting to the bottom of Selmes' thinking is not the easiest of tasks but what in essence he is doing is trading a mummy (as in King Tut) for a big daddy (as in Tennessee Williams).
    • 2010, Daphne Clair, The Marriage Debt[2]:
      'You won't even have to touch me if you don't want to,' he said witheringly. 'But we are going to sleep together. As in spend the nights side by side.'
    1. As pronounced in.
      That's B as in boy.
  2. By which I mean; that is to say
    • 1989 April 15, Eileen Bolinsky, Wendy Bennet-Alder, “I'm Slowly Getting To The Anger”, in Gay Community News, page 9:
      I've been getting acupuncture mostly, which is really good. It doesn't make things not happen, as in, I still got bronchitis, but it relieves a lot of the symptoms and helps me get through the day more and more.
  3. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see as,‎ in.
    Synonym: like (conjunction)
    In Sweden, as in most countries, ...

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