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English Dictionary: ab by the DICT Development Group
3 results for ab
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences [syn: {Bachelor of Arts}, BA, Artium Baccalaurens, AB]
  2. the eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August)
    Synonym(s): Ab, Av
  3. the muscles of the abdomen
    Synonym(s): abdominal, abdominal muscle, ab
  4. the blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens
    Synonym(s): AB, type AB, group AB
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Ab- \Ab-\ ([acr]b). [Latin prep., etymologically the same as E.
      of, off. See {Of}.]
      A prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies from,
      away, separating, or departure, as in abduct, abstract,
      abscond. See {A-}(6).

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
      A {bit signaling procedure} used in most {T1}
      transmission facilities where one bit from every sixth frame
      of each of 24 T1 {subchannels} is used for carrying
      {supervisory signaling}.
      [What does it stand for?   Is this the same as "{bit
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