abs

[ abz ]

plural nounInformal.
  1. abdominal muscles.

Origin of abs

1
An Americanism dating back to 1980–85; by shortening

Words Nearby abs

Other definitions for ABS (2 of 5)

ABS

  1. antilock braking system.

Other definitions for abs- (3 of 5)

abs-

  1. variant of ab-: absent; abscond.

Other definitions for abs. (4 of 5)

abs.

abbreviation
  1. absent.

  2. absolute.

  1. abstract.

Other definitions for A.B.S. (5 of 5)

A.B.S.

abbreviation
  1. American Bible Society.

  2. American Bureau of Shipping.

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How to use abs in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for abs (1 of 2)

abs

/ (æbz) /


pl n
  1. informal abdominal muscles

British Dictionary definitions for ABS (2 of 2)

ABS

abbreviation for
  1. acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene: any of a range of tough copolymers used esp for making moulded articles

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