SAPS


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SAPSSouth African Police Service
SAPSScience and Plants for Schools (biology program)
SAPSStatistical Analysis of Protein Sequences
SAPSStand Alone Power Systems
SAPSSuccessive Alkalinity-Producing System (used to treat acid leachate)
SAPSSpectator Amateur Press Society (est. 1947)
SAPSSimplified Acute Physiology Scores
SAPSScaling and Probabilistic Smoothing (algorithm)
SAPSSwedish Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences
SAPSSulphated Ash Phosphorus Sulphur
SAPSSAP Application Benchmark Performance Standard (throughput unit for HW sizing)
SAPSShippingport Atomic Power Station (Shippingport, PA)
SAPSSouthern Auto Problem Solutions
SAPSSmall Arms Perception Survey
SAPSSignal Algorithmic Processing System (from Hunt for Red October, Tom Clancy novel)
SAPSSeismological Acquisition and Processing System
SAPSSaint Anthony's Primary School
SAPSSarvadeshik Arya Pratinidhi Sabha
SAPSSession Attempts Per Second
SAPSSonar Adaptive Processing Study
SAPSStatus Already in Protection State (Alcatel)
SAPSService Assurance Production Support (Sprint)
SAPSShed Acute Phase Antigen
SAPSSchool of Applied Sciences (various schools)
SAPSSkills, Abilities, Potential and Suitability (interviewing and evaluation)
References in classic literature ?
Then flow away, my sweety sap, And I will make you boily; Nor catch a wood man’s hasty nap, For fear you should get roily.
Farewell all sap, all originality, all life, all intelligence.
Fifteen or twenty tulips, torn and crushed, were lying about, some of them bent, others completely broken and already withering, the sap oozing from their bleeding bulbs: how gladly would Van Baerle have redeemed that precious sap with his own blood!
As the days slipped by they grew more gracious; the hillsides began to look as if they were thinking of mayflowers; the old orchard was washed in a bath of tingling sunshine and the sap stirred in the big trees; by day the sky was veiled with delicate cloud drift, fine and filmy as woven mist; in the evenings a full, low moon looked over the valleys, as pallid and holy as some aureoled saint; a sound of laughter and dream was on the wind and the world grew young with the mirth of April breezes.
The sap then immediately begins to flow from the upper end, and continues so doing for some months: it is, however, necessary that a thin slice should be shaved off from that end every morning, so as to expose a fresh surface.