abs

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See also: ABS and ABs

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

abs

  1. absolute temperature
  2. (mathematics) Abbreviated form of the absolute value function.
  3. Abstract.

Noun[edit]

abs

  1. (informal) The abdominal muscles. plural of ab [First attested in the mid 20th century.][1]

Usage notes[edit]

The singular ab is rarely used.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 2

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Livonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

abs

  1. singular inessive form 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.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (used as a goodbye) bjs

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:abs.