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Definition of the noun Abax

What does Abax mean as a name of something?

Abax is a genus of Carabidae, described by Bonelli in 1810.

Abax is a genus of Carabidae, described by Stephens in 1827.

Abax is a genus of Carabidae, described by Stephens in 1827.

Alternative definition of the noun Abax


  1. an ancient counting board containing grooves in which counters were placed.

Phrases with Abax

Phrases starting with the word Abax:

  1. Abax faber
  2. Abax heros
  3. Abax morio
  4. Abax sinus
  5. Abax Arerae
  6. Abax Fiorii
  7. Abax Ovalis
  8. Abax ovulum
  9. Abax sallei
  10. Abax torvus
  11. Abax fucatus
  12. Abax gravesi
  13. Abax Hetzeri
  14. Abax incisus
  15. Abax iuvenis
  16. Abax Pilleri
  17. Abax sodalis
  18. Abax vinctus

Phrases ending with the word Abax:

  1. Genus Abax
  2. Eviota abax

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abax

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Google previewProofs (2014)

by jrgeometry

ABAX is a right triangle. 9) s'=(#) h' 7) Statement 4) 8) Statements 3), ...

Google previewEncyclopædia (1803)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial, &c., Including Elucidations of the Most Important Topics Relative to Religion, Morals, Manners, and the Oeconomy of Life; Together with a Description of All the Countries, Cities, Principal Mountains, Seas, Rivers, &c. Throughout the World; a General History, Ancient and Modern, of the Different Empires, Kingdoms, and States; and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times. ...

For similar reasons B A, a in, are parallel; therefore aBAx is a parallelogram. Also , because the lines D 31, A a, L A, are parallel, and DA is equal to AL; therefore at a is equal to a' A. But because dam is a parallelogram, the forces a 8, a a, are ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden

ABAPTAJIAX to be a champion ABAPTAIJIAJI giganism ABAP TABAP sparse, scany ABAX 1. to get, to take ...

Google previewDictionary of Scientific Terms (1869)

by P. Austin Nuttall

abax a slab), in the arts, a term applied to the square compartment of a tessellated pavement, which incloses the entire design; sometimes called Abacus. Ab'ajour(Fr. a shylight), in architecture, a sloping aperture for ...

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts

It was called an abax, and retains the name, hut slightly modified. The abajc strewed with sand is the pulvis eruditus , ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1855)

Ent - Fra

published the generic characters of Pla~ tysma, Pacilus, Abax, Molops, Percus, Melanius, and Pter- ostichus. At an after period MM.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)

Abax, ab'ax, s. (abax, a box, Or.) A genus of Coleopterous insects, (beetles,) Family, Carabidte. Abb, ab, s. Tho yarn of a weaver's warp. Abba, ab'ba, s. (ab, Syriac.) Father. Abbacy, ab'ba-sc, ». (abbatia, Lat.) The rights and privileges of an ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Architectural Terms (2012)

by John Henry Parker

abax= a board). This name is applied in architecture to the uppermost member or division of a capital : it is a very essential feature in the GRECIAN and ROMAN orders. IntheGrecianDoric the abacus has ...

Google previewLexicon Iuris Civilis (1554)

by Jakob Spiegel

Abax, 8( А; bacum, inter coquinaria recenientur ua fa. Scribir ramen Amonius, Abaca dici, ín quo res apponätur z Abacion петь, in quo fupputationes Ham . Clarius Alciaf tus loco iam citatozÁbax,inquineihquí Abacus dicitur, menfa fcilicer non ...

Google previewNeve's The city and country purchaser and builder's dictionary (1736)

by Richard NEVE (Philomath.)

Abax, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)


Abax, xix.

Google previewThe New Unger's Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Merrill F. Unger

a continuation of the shaft but separated by an indentation from the other drums; the echinus, a circular molding, or cushion, which widens greatly toward the top; the abax, or abacus, a square slab supporting the architrave, or epistylion .

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1900)

by Alexander Duane

Abax'tfl, Abu'flo.

Google previewPaperback Oxford English Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford Dictionaries,, Maurice Waite

origin Greek abax 'slab'. abaft /uh-bahft/ adv. & prep. in or behind the stern of a ship. – origin from the old word baft 'in the rear'. abalone /a-buh-loh-ni/ n. an edible sea creature which has a shell lined with mother- of-pearl. abandon v.1 leave ...

Google previewThe builder's jewel: or, The youth's instructor, and workman's remembrancer. By B. & T. Langley. To this ed. is added, A dictionary of terms used in architecture, &c (1808)

by Batty Langley, Thomas Langley

Note, The abacus to this capital being square, is therefore called by workmen a Trencher capital ; and indeed very properly, because the word abacus is derived from the Greek word abax, signifying a square trencher. The modern Ionick ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

– origin Greek abax 'slab'. abaft /uh-bahft/ adv.

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Scrabble value of A1B3A1X8

The value of this 4-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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