Electricity. the centimeter-gram-second unit of electromagnetic current, equivalent to 10 amperes.
the cgs unit of current in the electromagnetic system; the constant current that, when flowing through two parallel straight infinitely long conductors 1 centimetre apart, will produce a force between them of 2 dynes per centimetre: equivalent to 10 amperes abamp
abampere ab·am·pere (āb-ām’pēr’)
The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of current equal to ten amperes.
The unit of electromagnetic current in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to ten amperes.
abana stony (Heb. marg. “Amanah,” perennial), the chief river of Damascus (2 Kings 5:12). Its modern name is Barada, the Chrysorrhoas, or “golden stream,” of the Greeks. It rises in a cleft of the Anti-Lebanon range, about 23 miles north-west of Damascus, and after flowing southward for a little way parts into three smaller streams, […]
noun any abandoned residence, esp. a row house, used for drug-taking Examples There seem to be abandominiums in every large city. Word Origin blend of abandoned + condominium Usage Note slang
abandominiums noun Abandoned apartments or houses where addicts use drugs: Abandominiums blighted the former middle-class neighborhood
to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert: to abandon one’s farm; to abandon a child; to abandon a sinking ship. to give up; discontinue; withdraw from: to abandon a research project; to abandon hopes for a stage career. to give up the control of: to abandon a city to an enemy army. to yield […]