a brake fitted to some road vehicles that prevents skidding and improves control by sensing and compensating for overbraking Also called ABS brake
- Antilock braking system
noting or pertaining to a type of motor vehicle braking system that electronically monitors and controls each of the wheels during braking to keep them from locking, as in antilock braking system; antilock brakes.
. noun short for antilogarithm
a contradiction in terms or ideas. noun (pl) -gies a contradiction in terms noun See contranym
- Antilymphocyte serum
antilymphocyte serum antilymphocyte serum an·ti·lym·pho·cyte serum (ān’tē-lĭm’fə-sīt’, ān’tī-) n. Abbr. ALS The globulin fraction of serum from a horse or another animal, usually used in conjunction with other immunosuppressive agents to suppress rejection of grafts or organ transplants.