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ASCE (disambiguation)

ASCE may refer to:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Abuja Securities and Commodities Exchange
  • Agency for Security and Cooperation in Europe, a Russian alternative to the international Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
  • Association of Significant Cemeteries in Europe
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asce

n. {{initialism of|(w: American Society of Civil Engineers)|lang=en}}

Usage examples of "asce".

Juss, enforcing his half frozen limbs to resume the ascent, beheld a sight of woe too terrible for the eye: a young man, helmed and graithed in dark iron, a black-a-moor with goggle-eyes and white teeth agrin, who held by the neck a fair young lady kneeling on her knees and clasping his as in supplication, and he most bloodily brandishing aloft his spear of six foot of length as minded to reave her of her life.

From there, Manoukhian had ushered Khouri into a lift which ascended with ear-popping speed.

Against such a peril I had provided certain amulets made of the stone alectorian, which groweth in the gizzard of a cock hatched on a moonless night when Saturn burneth in a human sign and the lord of the third house is in the ascendant.

Surely Juss caught his breath in that moment, to see those deathless ones where they shone pavilioned in the pellucid air, far, vast, and lonely, most like to creatures of unascended heaven, of wind and of fire all compact, too pure to have aught of the gross elements of earth or water.

And know that it is easier to lay under you all the world in arms than to ascend up afoot into that mountain.

And every morning they were afoot before the sunrise, to ascend the mountains and make sure their practice ere they should attempt the greater peaks.

So they searched for an ascent, and found at last a spot where the glacier swelled higher, a mile or less from the western shoulder of Ela Mantissera.

For mine own choice and pleasure, I have settled it this hour and more: namely to ascend into the gap between the two mountains, and thence turn westward up the east ridge of Pivrarcha.

Behind them rolled up the ascent of heaven the wheels of quiet Night: holy Night, mother of the Gods, mother of sleep, tender nurse of all little birds and beasts that dwell in the field and all tired hearts and weary mother besides of strange children, affrights, and rapes, and midnight murders bold.

There he showed her swords and spears, maces and axes and daggers, orfreyed and damascened and inlaid with jewels.

Juss and Brandoch Daha cross the Zia Pass: fight with the mantichore: ascent of Koshtra Pivrarcha, entrance into Koshtra Belorn, and entertainment by Queen Sophonisba: Juss's vision of Goldry bound on Zora: the Queen's furtherance of their designs: the hippogriff hatched beside the Lake of Ravary: the fatal folly of Mivarsh: Juss in despite of the Queen's admonitions assays Zora Rach on foot and comes within a little of losing his life.

But a few had elected to stay because something about the nascent city's perilous location actually appealed to them.

Technologies and techniques which may only be deployed by ascended races: means of manipulating spacetime, or of moving faster-than-light.

He felt hemmed in by the unthinkable megatonnes of rock looming hundreds of metres over his head, while simultaneously racked with vertigo as they ascended the scaffolding high up the side of the object.

Its topmost point extended upwards, becoming a spiriform tower which ascended -- narrowing as it did -- towards the roof of the city chamber.