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ABSAntilock Braking System
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ABSAmerican Bureau of Shipping
ABSAnimal Behavior Society
ABSAmerican Bible Society
ABSAsset-Backed Security
ABSAcrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (Terpolymer)
ABSAmerican Bamboo Society
ABSAnti-Blockier-System
ABSAston Business School (Birmingham, Auk)
ABSAsia Broadcast Satellite (Hong Kong)
ABSAntiblockiersystem (German: anti-skid brake system)
ABSAmerican Board of Surgery
ABSAmerican Bonanza Society
ABSAvalanche Airbag System (various locations)
ABSAssociation of Black Students (various universities)
ABSAmerican Bonsai Society
ABSAgent-Based Simulation
ABSacute bacterial sinusitis
ABSAnti-Blocking System
ABSAbingdon Boys School (band)
ABSAssociation of Business Schools
ABSAmerican Brachytherapy Society
ABSAmniotic Band Syndrome
ABSAutomated Bond System
ABSAlbino Black Sheep (website)
ABSAutomatic Backup System (CMS Peripherals, Inc.)
ABSAutomatic Braking System (aviation, automobiles)
ABSAmerican Bladesmith Society
ABSAlkyl Benzene Sulfonate
ABSAdult Basic Skills
ABSAir Base Squadron
ABSAmerican Business School (Paris, France; est. 1985)
ABSAlcoa Business System (Alcoa, Inc.)
ABSAmerican Board of Sexology
ABSAntley-Bixler Syndrome
ABSAutomatic Block Signal
ABSAnnual Base Salary
ABSApplied Behavioral Sciences
ABSAmman Baccalaureate School
ABSAmerican Back Society
ABSArmy Broadcasting Service
ABSAmerican Budgerigar Society
ABSAdvanced Brake System
ABSAmniotic Band Sequence
ABSAlto Broadcasting System (forerunner of ABS-CBN Philippines)
ABSAlways Better Service
ABSAutomated Billing System
ABSApple Business Systems
ABSAssociation for Borderlands Studies
ABSAdaptive Business Systems
ABSAlabama Southern Railroad
ABSAmerican Boychoir School (Princeton, New Jersey)
ABSAlternative Billing Service
ABSAmerican Boxwood Society (Clarke County, Virginia)
ABSAction Battle System (gaming)
ABSAsian Bomb Squad
ABSAbu Simbel, Egypt - Abu Simbel (Airport Code)
ABSAcoustic Backscatter System
ABSAssociation of Broadcasting Staff
ABSAvalanche Balloon System (mountain rescue system)
ABSAutomated Briefing System
ABSAshland Bus System (Kentucky, USA)
ABSActive Battle System (video game design)
ABSArtificial Buoyant Seabed
ABSAdams-Bashforth Scheme
ABSAffordable Business Structure
ABSAfghan Banana Stand (band)
ABSAssisted Breaking System (aviation)
ABSAutomatic Backup Shutdown
ABSActivation Binding Site (genetics)
ABSAmerican Breeders Services
ABSAbsolute Block System (railway signalling)
ABSAdult Baby Syndrome (psychiatry)
ABSAir Breathing System
ABSAgile Business Suite (Unisys software)
ABSOxygen A-Band Spectrometer
ABSArchLinux Build System
ABSAir Base Security
ABSAirborne Bathymetric Survey
ABSAdvanced Battle Simulation(s)
ABSAnchor Bolt Stabilizer
ABSAlcohol Breath Screening
ABSAmerican Ballet School
ABSAir Brake Switch
ABSArc Bond Sputter
ABSAnnual Beneficiary Summary
ABSAverage Busy Stream
ABSAtomic Beam Scattering
ABSAdvanced Benefit Strategies
ABSActive Biological Substances
ABSAir Base Survivability
ABSAmended Budget Submission
ABSAutomated Battle Book System
ABSAmphetamine-Based Stimulants
ABSAutomatic Ballast Sampling
ABSAmman Baptist School
ABSAssault Ballistic Rocket System
ABSAgile Beam System
ABSAir Base Systems
ABSAs-Built Specification
ABSAutomated Bridge System
ABSAutomated Brokerage Service
ABSAcute Bitching Syndrome
ABSAutomated Brokerage System
ABSAlgorithm Breakdown Structure
ABSAgents Business Systems (State Farm)
ABSAirbrushed Steel (construction)
ABSAlgorithmes et Biologie Structurale (French: Algorithms and Structural Biology; National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control; France)
ABSAir Base Simulator
ABSAbsolute Business Services Ltd
ABSAlternate Bit Synchronization
ABSAutomated Balancing System
ABSAxial Bay Simulator
ABSAmel Bou-Saada
ABSAperture Blind Subassembly
ABSAtlanta Brass Society, Inc. (Georgia)
ABSInternational Regime on Access to Benefit-Sharing (multinational pact)
ABSAdjams Business Services (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)
ABSAdjustable Base Support (furniture)
ABSAlliance Business Solutions Pte Ltd (Singapore)
ABSA Better Solution (various locations)
ABSAssociation of Black Sociologists (est. 1970)
ABSAbsolute Time Code
ABSAlex Brown and Sons (New York, NY)
ABSArchbold Biological Station (Florida)
ABSAutodesk Building Systems (software)
ABSAcademic Book Services (Follett Educational Services)
ABSA-Bomb Survivor (population group)
ABSAble-Bodied Seaman
ABSApplied Biodiversity Science (various schools)
ABSAccess and Benefit-Sharing
ABSAbsorb
ABSArgos Business Solutions (UK)
ABSAbstract
ABSAbsent
ABSAbsolute
References in classic literature ?
Lorry feigned to go out when he could extract no answer from him, and, after remaining absent for an hour, returned.
Charles Weston is yet here, and Katherine Emmerson too; so that but for the thoughts of my absent Anna, and perhaps a little uneasiness on the subject of Antonio, I might be perfectly happy.
After a vast deal of musing, she remembered that Anna was absent from school without leave one evening, and had returned alone with a young man who was unknown to the mistress.
Edmund was absent at this time, or the evil would have been earlier remedied.
After dancing with each other at a proper number of balls, the young people justified these opinions, and an engagement, with a due reference to the absent Sir Thomas, was entered into, much to the satisfaction of their respective families, and of the general lookers-on of the neighbourhood, who had, for many weeks past, felt the expediency of Mr.
I mean he is absent from everywhere," answered Father Brown; "he is absent from the Nature of Things, so to speak.
Lord and Lady Montbarry were received by the housekeeper; the manager being absent for a day or two on business connected with the affairs of the hotel.
A answered for the absent lady by a neat little apology, expressed in these words:
We can see why whole groups of organisms, as batrachians and terrestrial mammals, should be absent from oceanic islands, whilst the most isolated islands possess their own peculiar species of aerial mammals or bats.
I never fastened my door night or day, though I was to be absent several days; not even when the next fall I spent a fortnight in the woods of Maine.
Mr Allworthy had been absent a full quarter of a year in London, on some very particular business, though I know not what it was; but judge of its importance by its having detained him so long from home, whence he had not been absent a month at a time during the space of many years.
Some present feature of the environment is associated, through past experiences, with something now absent; this absent something comes before us as an image, and is contrasted with present sensation.