APSE

abbr.
Ada Programming Support Environment
abbr.
Agfa Publishing Systems Environment (Agfa, DTP)
comp. abbr.
ADA Programming Support Environment
acronym
Ada Programming Support Environment

United dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms. 2015.

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  • Apse — • The semicircular or polygonal termination to the choir or aisles of a church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Apse     Apse     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • APSE — standing for Ada Programming Support Environment is a program or set of programs to support software development in the Ada programming language.This represented the second stage of the U.S. military Ada project; once the language was implemented …   Wikipedia

  • Apse — ([a^]ps), n.; pl. Apses ([a^]p s[e^]z). [See {Apsis}.] 1. (Arch.) (a) A projecting part of a building, esp. of a church, having in the plan a polygonal or semicircular termination, and, most often, projecting from the east end. In early churches… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apse — apse; eph·apse; syn·apse; …   English syllables

  • apse — [æps] n technical [Date: 1800 1900; : Latin; Origin: apsis] the curved inside end of a building, especially the east end of a church …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • apse — [ æps ] noun count a curved area at one end of a church …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • apse — (n.) semicircular extension at the end of a church, 1846, from L. apsis an arch, a vault, from Gk. hapsis (Ionic apsis) loop, arch, originally a fastening, felloe of a wheel, from haptein fasten together, of unknown origin. The original sense in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • apse — ► NOUN ▪ a large semicircular or polygonal recess with a domed roof, typically at a church s eastern end. DERIVATIVES apsidal adjective. ORIGIN Greek apsis arch, vault …   English terms dictionary

  • apse — [aps] n. [L apsis, APSIS] 1. a semicircular or polygonal projection of a building, esp. one at the east end of a church, with a domed or vaulted roof 2. APSIS (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Apse — Typical Early Christian/Byzantine apse with a hemispherical semi dome. This article is about an architectural feature; for the astronomical term see apsis. For the rock band, see Apse (band). Or you may mean the acronym APS. In architecture, the… …   Wikipedia

  • apse — apsidal /ap si dl/, adj. apsidally, adv. /aps/, n. 1. Archit. a semicircular or polygonal termination or recess in a building, usually vaulted and used esp. at the end of a choir in a church. See diag. under basilica. 2. Astron. an apsis. [1815… …   Universalium

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