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ABS

Chemistry, ABS resin.

ABS

antilock braking system.

abs-

variant of ab-: absent; abscond.

abs.

A.B.S.

1.
American Bible Society.
2.
American Bureau of Shipping.

Ab

[ahb, ahv]
noun
Av.
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Ab (æb)
 
n
a variant of Av

AB
 
abbreviation for
1.  Also: a.b. able-bodied seaman
2.  (in the US) Bachelor of Arts
3.  (esp in postal addresses) Alberta (Canada)
 
symbol for
4.  a human blood type of the ABO group, containing both the A antigen and the B antigen

abs (æbz)
 
pl n
informal abdominal muscles

ABS
 
abbreviation for
acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene: any of a range of tough copolymers used esp for making moulded articles

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Ab abbr.
antibody

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abs definition

[æbz]
  1. n.
    the abdominal muscles. (Bodybuilding. See also six-pack; washboard abs.) : Look at the abs on that guy. Like a crossword puzzle!
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
ab
Abkhazian
Ab
antibody
AB
  1. able-bodied [seaman]

  2. about (shortwave transmission)

  3. airbase

  4. airman basic

  5. Alberta

  6. Latin Artium Baccalaureus (Bachelor of Arts)

  7. at bats (baseball)

abs
  1. abdominal muscles

  2. absolute temperature

ABS
  1. American Board of Surgery

  2. Animal Behavior Society

  3. antilock braking system

abs.
  1. absent

  2. absolute

  3. absolutely

  4. abstract

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