abs

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See also: ABS, ABs, Abs, abs-, abs., Abs., and A♭s

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abs

  1. Abbreviation of abstract.

Noun[edit]

abs

  1. (informal) The abdominal muscles. plural of ab [First attested in the mid 20th century.][1]
  2. Acronym of absolute temperature.
  3. (mathematics) Initialism of absolute value function.

Usage notes[edit]

(abdominal muscles): The singular ab is rarely used.

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

abs

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ab

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002) , “abs”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 2

Anagrams[edit]


Livonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

abs

  1. inessive singular of ab

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of abraços (hugs).

Noun[edit]

abs

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) hugs

Interjection[edit]

abs

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Used to close an informal message or e-mail, or as a goodbye on text messaging.
    Synonym: bjs

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:abs.