how to pronounce abs


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the above transcription of abs is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

abs is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of abs in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… mean like panted and ground ABS oh …”

meanings of abs


  1. Initialism of all-black stuff: i.e. acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, referring to the black color of the waste water.
  2. Plumbing pipes composed of this plastic.
  3. All Blacks, the New Zealand national rugby team.
  4. Initialism of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene.
  5. Initialism of antilock braking system.
  6. Plural of Ab.
  7. Initialism of automatic block signaling.
  8. Acronym of absolute temperature.
  9. Plural of AB.
  10. The abdominal muscles. plural of ab.
  11. Initialism of auto-brewery syndrome.
  12. Initialism of absolute value function.


  1. Abbreviation of abstract.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ab.


  1. Plural of Ab.

abs frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word abs occurs in english on average 3.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics abs can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that abs can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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