a brickwork bond having a course of headers between five or six courses of stretchers.
- American book award
any of several awards given annually since 1980 to an author whose book is judged the best in its category: administered by the Association of American Publishers. Abbreviation: ABA, A.B.A. Contemporary Examples Paradise Alley won the 2003 James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Best Historical Fiction and the American Book Award. Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to […]
- American broadcasting companies
Trademark. American Broadcasting Companies: a television and radio network. atomic, biological, and chemical: ABC warfare. noun (pl in US) the rudiments of a subject an alphabetical guide to a subject (often pl in US) the alphabet abbreviation (formerly, of weapons or warfare) atomic, biological, and chemical Australian Broadcasting Corporation American Broadcasting Company Audit Bureau of […]
- American brooklime
See under . any of various speedwells found along brooks, in marshes, etc., as Veronica americana (American brooklime) a creeping plant having leafy stems and loose clusters of small blue flowers. noun either of two blue-flowered scrophulariaceous trailing plants, Veronica americana of North America or V. beccabunga of Europe and Asia, growing in moist places […]
- American buffalo