ABL

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AcronymDefinition
ABLAcademia Brasileira de Letras (Brazilian Academy of Letters)
ABLAirborne Laser
ABLAsset Based Lending
ABLAmerican Basketball League (defunct)
ABLAblative (grammatical case)
ABLA Beautiful Life (Lambertville, NJ)
ABLAtmospheric Boundary Layer
ABLAdvanced Business Language (software)
ABLAccidental Bowel Leakage
ABLAcuity Brands Lighting (various locations)
ABLAdvanced Blending
ABLAutomatic Brightness Limits
ABLAltavista Back Links
ABLAdult Baseball League (various locations)
ABLAction Based Learning (various organizations)
ABLAgrani Bank Limited (Bangladesh)
ABLAdult Basic Literacy (English as a Second Language)
ABLAbelson Murine Leukemia Viral Oncogene Homolog
ABLAllied Bank Limited (Pakistan)
ABLAbetalipoproteinemia
ABLAlston & Bird LLP (law firm; various locations)
ABLA Bug's Life (movie)
ABLAbove the Law
ABLAbnormal Blood Lipids
ABLAbove Baseline
ABLAllocated Baseline
ABLActual Breaking Load (wires)
ABLAmbler, AK, USA (Airport Code)
ABLAutomatic Brightness Limiter
ABLArmored Box Launcher
ABLAllegheny Ballistics Laboratory
ABLA Behavior Language (reactive planning language)
ABLAmmunition Basic Load
ABLAccra Brewery Ltd. (Ghana)
ABLAmerican Boat Listing
ABLAdvanced Bimetallic Liner (RC airplane construction)
ABLATLAS Basic Language
ABLAlways Be Looting (gaming)
ABLArmée Belge Belgisch Léger
ABLAircraft Based Laser
ABLAllowable Buckling Load (transportation)
ABL2-Acetylbutyrolactone (chemical)
ABLAdvanced Baseline
ABLAssured Billing Lookup (Accudata)
ABLAdministrative Boundary Lines
ABLAbove Base Line
ABLAdditional Bypass Linking
ABLAddress Block Locator
ABLArbeitsgemeinschaft Bäuerliche Landwirtschaft eV (Germany)
ABLAtmospheric Burst Locator
ABLActive Badge Location
ABLAcquisition before Launch (US DoD)
ABLArmy Biological Labs (Frederick, MD)
ABLAutomatic Bootstrap Loader
ABLAs-Built List
ABLArea Business Listing
ABLAcquire Before Launch
ABLAutomated Base Locator System
ABLArmy Battle Laboratory
ABLAmaterska Bowling Liga (Amateur Bowling League)
ABLAxiobuccolingual
ABLAllocated/Above Baseline
ABLA Blockdiagram Language
ABLAtomic Boundary Layer
ABLAccomplishment-Based Learning (Northern Vantage, Inc.)
ABLAluminum Barrier Layer (tube filling)
ABLAdministration de Biens Laborde (French property management company)
ABLAutomatic Brightness Current Limiter
ABLAssociation Bibliothèque Lorousaine (French: Lorousaine Library Association)
ABLAssistance Bureautique Logistique (French computer company)
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