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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. American Association for the Advancement of Science

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  • proper n. Initialism of American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
  • proper n. Initialism of American Association for the Advancement of Science.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an organization with headquarters in Washington, D.C. Its goal is to advance the physical and social sciences, and it publishes a weekly journal Science, with original research articles as well as reviews and commentary.

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  • The AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society and is the publisher of the important journal, Science.

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  • Founded in 1848, the AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society and the publisher of Science.

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  • The AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society, and includes members representing all scientific fields.

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  • The images from South Ossetia are part of a joint human rights monitoring effort between Amnesty International and AAAS, which is funded by a grant from the Oak Foundation.

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  • The AAAS is a useful organization, and it’s a shame to see them associate their good name with pseudoscience.

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  • In sharp contrast, the major science organizations such as AAAS and the National Academies are actively reaching out to religious leaders and groups.

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  • Second, they polled the AAAS which is "the worlds largest general scientific society," which means even their natural sciences results are including lab techs who don't even hold a PhD.

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