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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Calves and abs are every day.
▪ Do you really need to be stronger in the abs, or not?
▪ Richard was bulking up, working on his lats, his tris, his abs.
▪ The result, taut abs, a rock-hard butt and twanging musculature, was still not enough to save her marriage.
▪ Then out the glass door, back to your health club, your pecs, your abs.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

colloquial shortening of abdominals, by 1992.


init. 1 (context automotive English) anti-lock braking system. 2 (context organic compound English) acrylonitrile butadiene styrene. 3 (context informal plumbing English) all-black stuff, i.e., acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, referring to the black color of the waste water plumbing pipes composed of this plastic.


n. 1 (plural of AB English) 2 (context rugby English) All Blacks, the New Zealand national rugby team.


ABS or abs may refer to:

ABS (TV station)

ABS is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's television station in Adelaide, South Australia. It began broadcasting on 11 March 1960 from studios in the suburb of Collinswood. The station's transmitter is located at Mount Lofty, and is one of a series of relay transmitters located throughout the state.

ABS commenced digital television transmission in January 2001, broadcasting on VHF Channel 12 while maintaining analogue transmission on VHF Channel 2. The analogue signal for ABS was shut off at 9.00am CST, Tuesday, 2 April 2013.

Abs (surname)

Abs is a German surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Hermann Josef Abs (1901–1994), German banker
  • Johann Christian Josef Abs (1781–1823), German educator
  • Karl Abs (1851–1895), German sportsman
ABS (satellite operator)

ABS, short for Asia Broadcast Satellite, is a Bermuda-based operator of communication satellites. Its services include satellite-to-home and satellite-to-cable TV distribution, cellular services, and internet services. The company established telecommunications networks in Africa, Russia, Asia and the Middle East. The service currently covers 80% of the population in the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and Commonwealth of Independent States. The company aims to expand their satellite fleet by two, from six communication satellites to eight satellites, in 2015. As of March 2015, one of the two planned satellites has launched, and is currently moving to the target orbit.

ABS was recognized by the Export-Import Bank of the United States for the purchase of two all-electric satellites and one satellite utilizing conventional propellant using the bank's loans, which created "an estimated 3,700 high tech jobs," according to the bank. As of September 2015, all but one of the satellites funded is operational.

Abs (Yemen)

'''Abs, Yemen ''' is a city in Abs District on the Coastal plain in Hajjah Governorate of Yemen.

In 2005 it had a population of 25,763 inhabitants and is the 24th largest town in Yemen. The city has been heavily affected by the Yemen Civil War.

Usage examples of "abs".

You do like maybe some sets of benches, some leg-curls, inclined abs, crunches, work up a good hot shellac of sweat.