(in Germany and Austria) a superhighway; expressway.
After two hours, we exited the autobahn onto an old and broken road.
The Fourth War: My Lunch with a Jihadi Elliot Ackerman January 20, 2014
The Accident concerns a mysterious crash on the Vienna autobahn, in which a young couple is ejected from a taxi.
Great Weekend Reads The Daily Beast February 3, 2011
a motorway in German-speaking countries
1937, German, from auto “motor car, automobile” + bahn “path, road,” from Middle High German ban, bane “way, road,” literally “strike” (as a swath cut through), from PIE *gwhen- “to strike, kill” (see bane).
autobaud automatic baud rate detection
suicide by crashing the vehicle one is driving. noun a chemical created by bacteria that is toxic only to other bacteria of the same species Word Origin auto ‘self, one’s own’
adjective (of insect pest control) effected by the introduction of sterile or genetically altered individuals into the wild population
a heavy vessel for conducting chemical reactions under high pressure. pressure cooker. Medicine/Medical, Bacteriology. an apparatus in which steam under pressure effects sterilization. to place in an autoclave. Historical Examples The author found that in an autoclave of the type shown in Fig. 81 it required ten minutes for 500 cc. The Fundamentals of Bacteriology […]