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ab

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noun \ ˈab \

Definition of ab

:an abdominal muscle usually used in plural

First Known Use of ab

1956


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ab

abbreviation

Definition of ab

about

Ab

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noun \ ˈäb , ˈäv , ˈȯv \

Definition of Ab

:the 11th month of the civil year or the 5th month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar — see Months of the Principal Calendars Table

Origin and Etymology of ab

Hebrew Ābh


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AB

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noun \ ˈā-ˈbē \

Definition of AB

:the one of the four ABO blood groups characterized by the presence of antigens designated by the letters A and B and by the absence of antibodies against these antigens

First Known Use of ab

1927


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AB

abbreviation

Definition of AB

1 able seaman; able-bodied seaman
2 airborne
3 airman basic
4 Alberta
5
[New Latin artium baccalaureus]
bachelor of arts

ab-

prefix

Definition of ab-

:from :away :off
  • abaxial

Origin and Etymology of ab-

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin ab-, abs-, a-, from ab, a — more at of


AB Defined for English Language Learners

ab

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noun

Definition of ab for English Language Learners

  • : any one of the muscles that cover a person's stomach : an abdominal muscle


AB Defined for Kids

ab-

prefix

Definition of ab- for Students

:from :differing from
  • abnormal

AB

abbreviation

Definition of AB for Students

Alberta

Medical Dictionary

ab

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noun \ ˈab \

medical Definition of ab

:abdominal usually used in plural
  • highly developed abs
  • ab exercises

ab

abbreviation

medical Definition of ab

1 or AB abort; abortion
2 about

AB

play
noun \ ˈā-ˈbē \

medical Definition of AB

:the one of the four ABO blood groups characterized by the presence of antigens designated by the letters A and B and by the absence of antibodies against these antigens

AB

abbreviation

medical Definition of AB

1 aid to blind
2
[Latin artium baccalaureus]
bachelor of arts


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