Definition of abs

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 absolute
2 abstract

ABS

noun
\ ˌā-(ˌ)bē-ˈes How to pronounce ABS (audio) \

Definition of ABS (Entry 2 of 3)

: a tough rigid plastic used especially for automobile parts and building materials

Definition of ABS (Entry 3 of 3)

1 American Bible Society
2 antilock braking system

First Known Use of abs

Noun

1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abs

Noun

acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene

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“Abs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abs. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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abs

\ ˈabz How to pronounce abs (audio) \

Medical Definition of abs

 (Entry 1 of 2)

plural of ab

Medical Definition of abs (Entry 2 of 2)

1 absent
2 absolute

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