abs

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
abs /æbz/USA pronunciation  n. [plural;  used with a plural verb][Informal.]
  • the muscles of the stomach;
    abdominal muscles.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
    abs  (abz),USA pronunciation n.pl. [Informal.]
  • abdominal muscles.
    • by shortening 1980–85,[American.]

    ABS, 
  • ChemistrySee  ABS resin. 

  • ABS,1 
  • Transportantilock braking system.

  • abs-, 
  • var. of  ab-: absent;
    abscond.

  • abs., 
    1. absent.
    2. absolute.
    3. abstract.

    A.B.S., 
    1. American Bible Society.
    2. American Bureau of Shipping.

    abs  (abz),USA pronunciation n.pl. [Informal.]
  • abdominal muscles.
    • by shortening 1980–85,[American.]

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    abs /æbz/ pl n
    1. informal abdominal muscles
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