any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Abelia, of the honeysuckle family, having clusters 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 […]
- Abell-kendall method
abell-kendall method Abell-Kendall method A·bell-Ken·dall method (ā’bəl-kěn’dl) n. A method for estimating total serum cholesterol without interference from bilirubin, protein, and hemoglobin.
a tropical plant, Abelmoschus moschatus, of the mallow family, cultivated for its musky seeds, which yield ambrette-seed oil. noun a tropical bushy malvaceous plant, Hibiscus abelmoschus, cultivated for its yellow-and-crimson flowers and for its musk-scented seeds, which yield an oil used in perfumery Also called musk mallow