the centimeter-gram-second unit of electrical power, equivalent to 10 −7 watt.
the cgs unit of power in the electromagnetic system, equal to the power dissipated when a current of 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt: equivalent to 10–7 watt
the German high-command service for espionage, counterintelligence, and sabotage during World War II. Contemporary Examples To keep this network up and running, the Abwehr paid Garcia, whom they code-named “Arabel,” the then-vast sum of £20,000. Garbo the Spy: Documentary on the Double Agent Who Helped Defeat Hitler Andrew Roberts November 26, 2011 Soon he was […]
abyc American Boat & Yacht Council
an ancient ruined city in central Egypt, near Thebes: temples and necropolis. an ancient town in NW Asia Minor, at the narrowest part of the Hellespont. Contemporary Examples One was Emile Amélineau, who headed up excavations at Abydos at the turn of the century. The Nile: Where Ancient and Modern Meet William O’Connor June 20, […]
Archaic. to pay the penalty of. to endure; continue. to undergo suffering as a penalty. verb abys, abyes, abying, abought (transitive) (archaic) to pay the penalty for; redeem