Cases of collision have been tried in it (the "Vivid," 1 Asp. Maritime Law Cases, 601).
The snake, however, to which the word "asp" has been most commonly applied is undoubtedly the haje of Egypt, the spy-slange or spitting snake of the Boers (Naja haje), one of the very poisonous Elarinae, from 3 to 4 ft.
The asp (Pethen, ×Ö¶Ö¼×ªÖ¶×Ÿ) is mentioned in various parts of the Old Testament.
Asp, Paired anterior process of the subneural arch.
Drawn in the direction of the instantaneous axis, we have I I=M4/p(~ II); hence w varies asp. The locus of J may therefore be taken as the polhode (f 18).
Antony committed suicide, in the mistaken belief that she had already done so, but Octavian refused to yield to the charms of Cleopatra who put an end to her life, by applying an asp to her bosom, according to the common tradition, in the thirty-ninth year of her age (29th of August, 30 B.C.).
Roman sphinxes of a late period have sometimes a man's, sometimes a woman's head with an asp on the forehead.
Arsenic phosphide, AsP, results when phosphine is passed into arsenic trichloride, being precipitated as a red-brown powder.