- n any of a class of composite plastics used to make car bodies and cases for computers and other appliances
- n a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences
- n the eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August)
- n the muscles of the abdomen
- n the blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens
- Famous for their bodacious bosoms and six-pack abs, they must be toned down in some markets.
- She'd wash that man right out of her hair if it weren't for the washboard abs.
- A Canadian study published in the Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports found that participants with weak abs suffered a higher death rate.
- Sachin Tendulkar in New Zealand Herald
I got hit in my abs (abdominals) off O'Brien and the muscle was quite sore,said Tendulkar, explaining the discomfort intensified when he entered the 60s. "I knew with every big hit I was damaging it - there came a stage where I just knew I...
- Lisa Leslie in SI.com
It's just been an amazing transition,Leslie said. "I really had to reconstruct my abs and do a lot of situps and crunches to get back on the floor. I'm so much stronger than I was when I left, if you can believe that."
- Jason Isaacs in Musicrooms.net
I've been doing kickboxing classes every morning because I'm about to go do a film with Taylor Lautner, he of abs and Twilight fame, in which I have to do various fighting scenes,Jason said in an interview on BBC Radio 2. "He's been doing...