meadow of the acacias, frequently called simply “sh-ttim” (num. 25:1; josh. 2:1; micah 6:5), a place on the east of jordan, in the plain of moab, nearly opposite jericho. it was the forty-second encampment of the israelites, their last resting-place before they crossed the jordan (num. 33:49; 22:1; 26:3; 31:12; comp. 25:1; 31:16).
abel-mizraim meadow of egypt, or mourning of egypt, a place “beyond,” i.e., on the west of jordan, at the “threshing-floor of atad.” here the egyptians mourned seventy days for jacob (gen. 50:4-11). its site is unknown.
the white poplar tree, populus alba. historical examples the abele is more common in scotland than in england, and many large trees might be mentioned in the north. trees. a woodland notebook herbert maxwell i ought to add, that there is a “tramelogedia” of alfieri, called “abele.” the works of lord byron lord byron the […]
any of several shrubs belonging to the genus abelia, of the honeysuckle family, having cl-sters of small white or pink flowers.
- Abelian group
noun a group the defined binary operation of which is commutative: if a and b are members of an abelian group then ab = ba abelian group also abelian group (ə-bē’lē-ən) see commutative group.
of or relating to niels henrik abel or his theorems. pertaining to an algebraic system in which an operation is commutative: an abelian group. pertaining to such an operation. historical examples a group whose operations are all permutable with each other is called an abelian group. encyclopaedia britannica, 11th edition, volume 12, slice 6 various […]