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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A prefix of Latin origin; a form of ab-, used (as in Latin) before c, q, t, as in abscond, abstain, absterge, abstract, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Anat.) The abductor muscles of the stomach; -- a contraction used by body-building and health enthusiasts. Used similarly to pecs and delts.

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  • abbreviation absolute temperature
  • abbreviation mathematics Abbreviated form of the absolute value function.
  • abbreviation Abstract.

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  • noun any of a class of composite plastics used to make car bodies and cases for computers and other appliances

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