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Definition of the noun abc

What does abc mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ABCs

  1. the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
    • examples: I'm a holder of ABC Travel Insurance. | Mr Gardner of ABC Corporation is staying at the Marriott Hotel during Feb 20-27, and would like very much to meet with you. | The ABC company is in the red again. | According to the ABC news, another jet-liner was hi-jacked in the Middle East. | Welcome to the management team at ABC Japan. | Today's performance of the ABC Symphony Orchestra fell short of my expectations. | I don't know the ABC of business. | Any industrial property rights relating to the Product Specification shall belong to ABC Inc. | In the case of not agreeing to the conditions of the usage consent contract, promptly return the unopened media package to ABC for a full refund. | Mr. Gardner of the ABC Corporation is staying at the Marriott Hotel from February 20th to the 27th, and would like very much to meet with you.
    • usage: plural / plural form
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • synonyms of ABC: ABC's / ABCs / alphabet / first principles / rudiments
    • more generic terms: basic principle / basics / bedrock / fundamental principle / fundamentals = principles from which other truths can be derived

Other definitions of abc

What does abc also mean?


  1. [Australia television] Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  2. [US television, radio] American Broadcasting Company
  3. [television, Japan] Asahi Broadcasting Corporation
  4. alcoholic beverage control
  5. [context: of chewing gum] already been chewed
  6. [business management] activity-based costing
  7. [US, Canada] American-born Chinese
  8. [Australia, NZ] Australian-born Chinese
  9. [sport] African Basketball Confederation
  10. ABC (B), a Belgian car market
  11. Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast Railroad
  12. aural brevity code
  13. [military] atomic, biological, and chemical
  14. [emergency medicine] airway, breathing, and circulation
  15. American Book Center
  16. [context: Brazil] An acrostic for Saint Andre, Saint Bernardo and Saint Caetano, satellite cities around Sao Paulo City , a very important industrial area.
  17. anything but Chardonnay: a backlash against Chardonnay wine, seen as ubiquitous


  1. "ABC" is a 2012 short documentary film directed by Madli Lääne.
  2. "ABC" is a 1987 short animation film written and directed by Alexandra Schatz.
    • country: Germany
    • released in (28 years ago)
  3. "ABC" is a short film, directed by Jamie Chan.


Who is abc?

abc: Ohad Rein is a film score composer.

Phrases with abc

  1. abc's
  2. Abc Book
  3. Abc Islands
  4. Easy As Abc

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for abc

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Google previewPractical Geometry (1860)

ABC is a triangle in which z C is three times Z B. Find a point D in AB such that DB = DC and prove that in this figure AD=AC.

ABC is an equilateral triangle; DBC is an isosceles triangle on the same base BC and on the same side of it, and l ...

Google previewProblems and Solutions in Euclidean Geometry (2010)

by M. N. Aref, William Wernick

ABC is a triangle in which AB is greater than AC. If D is the middle point of BC, then the angle CAD will be greater than the angle BAD. . The straight line drawn from the middle point of the base of a triangle at right angles to the base will meet ...

Google previewChallenge and Thrill of Pre-College Mathematics (2007)

by V Krishnamurthy, C R Pranesachar

ABC is a right triangle with ZA = 1 radian and right angled at C. If/ is the incentre and O is the midpoint of AB and N is the midpoint of OC, find whether ANIO is an acute, obtuse or right triangle. 57. Find a necessary and sufficient condition on a ...

Google previewThe IIT Foundation Series - Mathematics Class 8, 2/e

A 60 40° Hence ABC is an acute angled triangle. O Figure 16.26 2.

Google previewMaths For Cl Viii Mat Board (2005)

by Tmh

ABC is a triangle. AD is perpendicular to BC, BE is perpendicular to CA and CF is perpendicular to A B. AD, BE and CF are called the altitudes of the ...

Google previewParactical Geometry Based on the Various Geometry Books by Godfrey and Siddons

ABC is a triangle in which AB is 7 in., BC is 6in., CA is 3 in.

Google previewExamples in Numerical Physics

ABC is a right-angled isosceles glass prism right angled at A and of refractive index 1-5. Find the deviation of a ray of light which enters the prism (a) at right angles to AB, (b) at right angles to BC. 71. Find the deviation of a ray of light which ...

Google previewA Text-book of Geometrical Deductions (1892)

Book I [-II] Corresponding to Euclid, Book I [-II] by James Andrew Blaikie, William Thomson

ABC is a triangle in which AB=AC ; P is a point in BC, and Q in BC produced ; show that AQ> AB and AP-< AB. 9. Half the perimeter of a triangle is greater than any one side and less than any two sides. 10. D is the mid-point of the side BC of ...

Google previewA Text-book of Geometrical Deductions Book 2 (1892)

Corresponding to Euclid, Book 2. With Miscellaneous Deductions from Books 1 and 2 by James Blaikie

ABC is a triangle in which AB=AC ; P is a point in BC, and Q in BC produced ; show that AQ> AB and AP<AB. 9. Half the perimeter of a triangle is greater than any one side and less than any two sides. 10. D is the mid-point of the side BC of the ...

Google previewA New Geometry

ABC is a triangle inscribed in a circle, AD is drawn perpendicular to BC, and CE perpendicular to the tangent at A ; show that DE is parallel to BA. 38. The diameter AB of a circle is produced to any point T ; from T a line is drawn to touch the ...

Google previewSaraswati Mathematics -Term-1

by Rajesh K. Dewan

ABC is an equilateral triangle in which D is the mid-point of BC and E is the mid- point of CD. Prove that AE2 = 13 CE2. ABCD is a rectangle in which AB = 5 cm and BC = 2 cm. P is the point in CD such that CP = 1 cm. Prove that AB subtends a ...

Google previewIntermediate Geometry (1908)

Being Sections V and VI of "geometry, Theoretical and Practical". by Walter Percy Workman

ABC is an equilateral triangle inscribed in a circle, and P is any point in the arc AB. Join PA, PB, and PC ; and prove that PC is equal to the sum of PA ...

Google previewThe Elements of Euclid (1892)

Viz. the First Six Books, Together with the Eleventh and Twelfth. The Errors by which Theon, Or Others, Have Long Ago Vitiated These Books, are Corrected, and Some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored. Also the Book of Euclid's Data, in Like Manner Corrected by Euclid, Robert Simson

ABC is a triangle, and from any point P perpendiculars PD, PE, PF are drawn to the sides : if S,, S,,, S3 are the centres of the circles cireumscribed about the triangles EPF, FPD, DPE, shew that the triangle SiS3S3 is equiangular to the triangle ...

Google previewCertificate Mathematics (2001)

A Revision Course for the Caribbean by Alex Greer, Clarrie Layne

1, ABC is an equilateral triangle and AE, EC and CD are equal in length.

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

The proposition which results from this case of the problem is a porism, and may be thus enunciated : 'A circle ABC being given by position, and also a straight line D K, which does not cut the circle, a point K may be found, such that if G be any ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization (2014)

by Wang, John

An improved ABC algorithm inspired of DE algorithm was proposed by Gao and Liu (2011)and its performance is measured by solving complex numerical optimization problems. Inspired by DE, Gao and Liu (2012) proposed animproved ...

Google previewThe Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising (2015)

by John McDonough, Karen Egolf

ABC, Inc. Photography: Enrico Ferorelli. what had been the predictable, routine world of television news by developing the late-night, half-hour TV program Nightline out of the Iranian hostage crisis. Airing every weeknight, the program ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Journalism (2009)

by Christopher H. Sterling

All told, more than 4,000 radio stations carried ABC newscasts to 100 million listeners a week. Early TV News ABC was a weak television ratings contender for years in a world dominated by CBS and NBC. It took time to obtain sufficient ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Journalism (2007)

by Stephen L. Vaughn

ABC Newshad ascendedwhencable andsatellite delivery first appeared. In1982, ABC was alone among the three original broadcast networks in launching a twentyfourhour allnews channel on cableTV. Thisventure, called the Satellite News ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Films (2010)

by K Edgington, Thomas Erskine, James M. Welsh

A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (TV: ABC, 1989) Never Give Up: The Jimmy VStory (TV: ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3C3

The value of this 3-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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