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Dictionary definition for: As

1. (n) a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar

2. (r) to the same degree (often followed by "as'') "they were equally beautiful" "birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly" "sang as sweetly as a nightingale" "he is every bit as mean as she is"

3. (n) a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa

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