may the presentiment not become real or take place
There is a strong undercurrent of labour trade, which gives it a kind of Uncle Tom flavour, absit omen!
Vailima Letters Robert Louis Stevenson
I am well (absit omen) and interested in what I am in—and I embrace you all.
The Letters of Henry James (volume I) Henry James
“absit omen,” remarked Uncle James, and the others laughed, but his wife paid no attention to him.
The Whirligig of Time Wayland Wells Williams
Latin, literally “may this omen be absent.”
absol. absolute absolutely
- Absolute accommodation
absolute accommodation absolute accommodation ab·so·lute accommodation (āb’sə-lōōt’, āb’sə-lōōt’) n. Accommodation of one eye independent of the other eye.
free from imperfection; complete; perfect: absolute liberty. not mixed or adulterated; pure: absolute alcohol. complete; outright: an absolute lie; an absolute denial. free from restriction or limitation; not limited in any way: absolute command; absolute freedom. unrestrained or unlimited by a constitution, counterbalancing group, etc., in the exercise of governmental power, especially when arbitrary or […]
- Absolute address
noun the actual location of data in the storage medium; a fixed address in memory; also called real address , machine address ; cf. relative address Examples Typing in the full URL is using the absolute address of a Web site. Usage Note computing
- Absolute alcohol
ethyl alcohol containing less than one percent by weight of water. Historical Examples Evaporate the filtrate to a syrup, and extract with successive portions of absolute alcohol. Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology W. G. Aitchison Robertson It only requires a fixation of the specimen for five minutes in absolute alcohol. Histology of the Blood […]