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.
abstract painting or sculpture in which expressiveness and illusion are minimized by the use of simple geometric shapes, flat colour, and arrangements of ordinary objects
- 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)
- Abc powers
Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, usually with reference to their mediation between the U.S. and Mexico in 1914.
- Abc gum
noun gum that has already been chewed Examples Watch out for ABC gum under the desks. noun Gum that has already been chewed: There’s abc gum under the desk
- Abc soil
a soil with distinct A, B, and C horizons. ABC soil (ā’bē-sē’) Soil in which A, B, and C horizons can be seen as three distinct layers in vertical section.