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1) ABS. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...antilock braking system...

2) abs. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...absolute temperature...

3) Ar'abs. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Street Arabs. The houseless poor; street children. So called because, like the Arabs, they are nomads or wanderers with no settled home. 1...

4) Abste'mious. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...according to Fabius and Aulus Gellius, is compounded of abs and teme tum. "Teme tum" was a strong, intoxicating drink, allied to the Greek methu (strong drink). 1...

5) absolute temperature. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...abbr. abs Temperature measured or calculated on an absolute scale....

6) Dramatic Fragments by Gnaeus Naevius. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...i LAETVS sum laudari me abs te, pater, a laudato uiro. ii Vos qui regalis corporis custodias agitatis, ite actutum in frondiferos locos, ingenio arbusta ubi nata...

7) abstruse. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Difficult to understand; recondite. See synonyms at ambiguous. Latin abstrsus, past participle of abstrdere, to hide : abs-, ab-, away; see ab-1 + trdere, to push;...

8) abstemious. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Eating and drinking in moderation. 2a. Sparingly used or consumed: abstemious meals. b. Restricted to bare necessities: an abstemious way of life. From Latin abstmius...

9) abscond. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution. Latin abscondere, to hide : abs-, ab-, away; see ab-1 + condere, to put; see...

10) sconce 2. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...from Old French esconse, lantern, hiding place, from Medieval Latin sconsa, from Latin absconsa, feminine past participle of abscondere, to hide away : ab-, abs-,...

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