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Definition of the noun abm

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noun - plural: ABMs

  1. a defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles
    • example: the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks placed limits on the deployment of ABMs
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of ABM: antiballistic missile
    • more generic term: guided missile = a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices

Other definitions of abm

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  1. [military] 'A'nti-'B'allistic 'M'issile.
  2. [banking] 'A'utomated 'B'ank 'M'achine.
  3. [management] 'A'ctivity-'b'ased 'm'anagement.


Abm a.k.a. Northern Peninsula Airport is an airport serving Bamaga, a town near the northern tip of the Cape York Peninsula and is located 5 nautical miles southeast of Injinoo in Queensland, Australia. The airport is operated by the Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council. It was previously known as Bamaga Airport or Bamaga/Injinoo Airport and used the ICAO code YBAM.


  1. ABM is a record label.
  2. ABM a.k.a. Associated Business Machines: Typewriter sales and service company Wellington New Zealand.


  1. Abm a.k.a. Abanyom Language: Abanyom, or Bakor, is a language of the Ekoid subfamily of Niger–Congo. It is spoken by the Abanyom people in the Cross River State region of Nigeria, numbering about 12,500 people in 1986. A member of the Southern Bantoid group, Abanyom is fairly closely related to the Bantu languages. It is tonal and has a typical Niger–Congo noun class system.
    • also known as Befun, Bofon, Abanyum, Mbofon
  2. Abm is a file format.

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Google previewActivity Based Management (2001)

Improving Processes and Profitability by Brian Plowman

ABM is a key component of these measurement frameworks.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Geography (2006)

by Barney Warf

Agent-based modeling (ABM) is a technique used to build computer simulations. ... ABM is an important tool in human geography employed in evaluating hypotheses and ideas that might not be easily experimented with, evaluating “ what if” ...

Google previewAssessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability (2015)

by Jiří J Klemeš

Any ABM is a multi-scale model with agent behavior “playing out” at ...

Google previewModelling in Ecological Economics (2004)

by John L. R. Proops, Paul Safonov

ABM is a tool for the study of social systems from the complex adaptive system perspective.

Google previewComputational Analysis of Firms’ Organization and Strategic Behaviour (2010)

by Edoardo Mollona

ABM is a technique in which models are composed of a number of subunits called “agents” that represent subentities of a social system. Agents may represent individuals, groups, firms or other entities. In computational simulation work the ...

Google previewNetworks in Society (2014)

Links and Language by Robert Stocker, Terry Bossomaier

An ABM is a model formalized in computer code that represents a collection of mathematical rules, applied to a clearly defined set of inputs [36, 45]. These rules transform the inputs into outputs, and, through systematic computation and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1855)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

For similar reasons, out, are parallel; therefore aBM is a parallelogram. Also, because the lines D6, Au, LA, are parallel, and DA is equal to AL; therefore do: is equal to 00.. But because atka is a parallelogram, the forces aiB, out, are equivalent ...

Google previewKey Concepts and Techniques in GIS (2007)

by Jochen Albrecht

ABM is the conceptual primitive used to represent phenomena. In CA, this primitive is a static cell or pixel, a collection of which composes a layer of cells. Its dynamics involve each cell transferring information to its neighboring cells. An ABM ...

Google previewInterdisciplinary Applications of Agent-Based Social Simulation and Modeling (2014)

by Adamatti, Diana Francisca

The ABM is a natural vehicle for disease modeling in light of the fact that the stochastic process (for example, the standard SIR model of disease spread ( Wikipedia, 2013a)) can be made significantly more complex and tuned to individuals, and ...

Google previewMathematical and Computational Analyses of Immunological Signaling Networks Affecting Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection (2008)

promising method for capturing all the relevant scales and interactions is an agent-based model (ABM). An ABM is a computer algorithm that encompasses any interactions capable of being programmed. Therefore, continuous and discrete ...

Google previewHandbook of Quantitative Methods for Educational Research (2014)

by Timothy Teo

In this sense, one important feature of ABM is that it does not impose any a priori constraints on the mechanisms assumed to ...

Google previewAsia Bond Monitor - November 2012 (2012)

by Asian Development Bank

The ABM is a part of the Asia Bond Market Initiative (ABMI), an ASEAN+3 initiative supported by the Asian Development Bank and funded by the Government of Japan. 6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines Tel ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary Of Disaster Medicine And International Relief (1989)

English, Français, Español by S. William A. Gunn

PARTE II Unidades de medida PARTE III Siglas y abreviaturas ABM (MAB) - ABM ACNUR. a (area) - a (are) area (a) - are (a) arqueo bruto - gross tonnage arqueo neto - net weight Beaufort - Beaufort becquerel (Bq) - becquerel (Bq) Bq ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care (2006)

by David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP

ACTIVITY-BASED MANAGEMENT (ABM): Supports health insurance operations by focusing on the causes of costs and...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology (2012)

by Alan Hastings, Louis J. Gross

In ecology, IBMs have originally focused on individuals' heterogeneity and local interactions, whereas in models of human systems the focus has been on adaptive behavior and the term agent-based model (ABM) is often used. Over the last ...

Google previewAn Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great Britain and Ireland (1874)

by John Woody Papworth

HAND including ABM cunt. Arg. a gauntlet sa. Lacocke, V. Arg. a gauntlet sa. studded or a crescent for diff. Lacock, Southwell, co. Notts; confirmed 12 November, 1613. Arg. an arm in fess issuing from the sinister side of the escutcheon in base ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature, and Art by John Craig (1858)

Luis'rmo-LmiT—abm'. V. water, and communicating with the pump-well. Lvnba-bom'da, short pieces of plank, fomiing a p22“ a ship's floor, immedintcly above the limLimber-kenlledge, pigs of iron or lead. cast to fit in between ...

Google previewMedical lexicon (1856)

by Robley Dunglison

ABM ARROW ROOT m»l sulphureous springs in the department of.

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors, Living and Deceased, from the Earliest Accounts to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century (1874)

Containing Over Forty-six Thousand Articles (authors), with Forty Indexes of Subjects by Samuel Austin Allibone

Jarvis, Abm. Jarvis, Sam]. F. Jay, Stephen Jay, Wm. Jcacocke, Abm. Jeacocke, Caleb Jennes, Henry ...

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors (1871)

Living and Deceased from the Earliest Accounts to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century. Containing Over Forty-three Thousand Articles (authors), with Forty Indexes of Subjects by Samuel Austin Allibone

Jarvis, Abm. Jarvis, Saml. F. Jay, Stephen Jay, Wm. Jeacocke, Abm. Jeacockc, Caleb Jeanes, Henry ...

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ABM staff learn British Sign Language

Staff at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board in South Wales are learning British Sign Language. Learning a new language is never easy but 14 ...

Scrabble value of A1B3M3

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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