[uh-bahy-ding] /əˈbaɪ dɪŋ/
continuing without change; enduring; steadfast:
an abiding faith.
permanent; enduring: an abiding belief
late 14c., “enduring,” present participle adjective from abide (v.).
[ab-uh-lish-uh n] /ˌæb əˈlɪʃ ən/ noun 1. the act of : the abolition of war. 2. the state of being ; annulment; abrogation: the abolition of unjust laws; the abolition of unfair taxes. 3. the legal prohibition and ending of slavery, especially of slavery of blacks in the U.S. /ˌæbəˈlɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of […]
[non-uh-brey-siv, -ziv] /ˌnɒn əˈbreɪ sɪv, -zɪv/ adjective 1. not causing abrasion. 2. preventing abrasion.
[ab-suh-loo-tiz-uh m] /ˈæb sə luˌtɪz əm/ noun 1. the principle or the exercise of complete and unrestricted power in government. 2. any theory holding that values, principles, etc., are and not relative, dependent, or changeable. /ˈæbsəluːˌtɪzəm/ noun 1. the principle or practice of a political system in which unrestricted power is vested in a monarch, […]
- Nonabsorbable suture
nonabsorbable suture non·ab·sorb·a·ble suture (nŏn’əb-sôr’bə-bəl, -zôr’-) n. A surgical suture made from a material unaffected by the biological activities of the body tissues, and therefore permanent unless removed.