abbott’s method ab·bott’s method (āb’əts)
a method of treating scoliosis by applying plaster jackets after partial correction of the curvature by external force.
ibrahim [ib-rah-heem] /ɪb rɑˈhim/ (show ipa), 1900–1983, sudanese army general and statesman: prime minister 1958–64. contemporary examples at the january koch conference in the palm springs area, abboud led a discussion that drew many wealthy donors, say two attendees. casino tyc–n sheldon adelson takes $100 million gamble on gop senate peter stone september 2, 2014
shortened; made briefer: the rain led to an abbreviated picnic. (of clothing) scanty; barely covering the body: an abbreviated bathing suit. const-tuting a shorter or smaller version of: the large car was an abbreviated limousine. to shorten (a word or phrase) by omitting letters, subst-tuting shorter forms, etc., so that the shortened form can represent […]
- Abbreviated dialing
noun a telephone service which allows storing frequently called numbers in a list with -ssigned codes, for quick and easy telephoning; also called speed dialing examples use abbreviated dialing for local ten-digit dialing or to store any number up to 20 digits.
a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole, as dr. for doctor, u.s. for united states, lb. for pound. an act of abbreviating; state or result of being abbreviated; reduction in length, duration, etc.; abridgment; summary: his abbreviation of his famous monograph, an enormous endeavor in itself, made […]
serving to or shorten: “ia” is an abbreviatory form of “iowa.”.