serving to or shorten: “IA” is an abbreviatory form of “Iowa.”.
a female given name, form of . Contemporary Examples Abby Haglage went on her own date with the couple to test the bounds of their post-experiment lives. Are the 40 Days Duo Really a Couple? Abby Haglage September 3, 2013 Andrew Borden, his two daughters, Lizzie and Emma, and his wife, Abby, lived in the […]
(defs 1, 3). Trademark. American Broadcasting Companies: a television and radio network. atomic, biological, and chemical: ABC warfare. Advance Booking Charter. Alcoholic Beverage Control. Also, ABC. the alphabet. the basic skills of spelling, reading, and writing: learning the ABC’s in the early grades of school. Also, ABC. the basic or elementary facts, principles, etc., of […]
- Minimal art
a chiefly American style in painting and sculpture that developed in the 1960s largely in reaction against abstract expressionism, shunning illusion, decorativeness, and emotional subjectivity in favor of impersonality, simplification of form, and the use of often massive, industrially produced materials for sculpture, and extended its influence to architecture, design, dance, theater, and music. noun […]
- Abc algol
abc algol language An extension of ALGOL 60 with arbitrary data structures and user-defined operators, for symbolic mathematics. [“ABC ALGOL, A Portable Language for Formula Manipulation Systems”, R.P. van de Riet, Amsterdam Math Centrum 1973]. (1994-10-28)