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ABC are the first three letters of the Latin alphabet. It may refer to:

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Mathematics

Medicine and biology

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Songs and albums

Groups

Record labels

Other music

Organizations and projects

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Places

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Other uses

See also

  • "ABC-DEF-GHI", a song from the television show Sesame Street

ABC are the first three letters of the Latin alphabet. They may refer to:

Contents

Broadcasting media

Cars

Companies

Computer science

Mathematics

Medicine and biology

Music

Songs and albums

Groups

Record labels

Other music

Organizations and projects

Ornithological

Political

Religious

Other organizations and projects

Places

Publications and media organizations

Technology

Other uses

See also

  • "ABC-DEF-GHI", a song from the television show Sesame Street

Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also abc

Contents

English

Initialism

ABC

  1. Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  2. American Broadcasting Company
  3. (Japan) Asahi Broadcasting Corporation
  4. alcoholic beverage control
  5. (of chewing gum) [[already] been chewed
  6. (business management) activity-based costing
  7. American-born Chinese
  8. African Basketball Confederation
  9. ABC (B), a Belgian car market
  10. Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast Railroad
  11. aural brevity code
  12. (military) atomic, biological, and chemical
  13. American Book Center
  14. ABC ( Brazil ) An acrostic for Saint Andre, Saint Bernardo and Saint Caetano, satellite cities around Sao Paulo City , a very important industrial area.
  15. anything but Chardonnay

Etymology

The first three letters of the Latin alphabet, standing for the whole alphabet

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
ABC

Plural
ABCs

ABC (plural ABCs)

  1. (US also ABCs) (uncountable) The alphabet.
    Do you know your ABCs?
  2. (obsolete) A primer for teaching the Latin alphabet and first elements of reading.
  3. The rudiments of any subject.
    the ABC of finance

Synonyms

Translations

Derived terms

  • ABC book

See also

Naming an alphabet after the initial letters is common; compare:

Anagrams


Simple English

ABC are the first three letters in the Latin Alphabet

ABC could also mean: easy as counting (1, 2, 3).

Contents

Media

Cars

  • ABC (1906 automobile), an American car
  • ABC (1920 automobile), an English car
  • ABC (1922 automobile), a planned (but never built) American car

Music

  • ABC (album), an album by The Jackson 5
    • "ABC" (song), a hit song from that album
  • ABC (band), a 1980s new wave band
  • ABC (Pipettes song)
  • ABC Records
  • ABC-DEF-GHI, a song sung by Big Bird of Sesame Street
  • The Alphabet Song, in which the first words are "ABC"
  • ABC Glasgow, a music venue in Glasgow.

Science

  • Advanced Bioimaging Centre[1], at Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute
  • ATP-binding cassette transporter genes

Other

  • ABC (CAD tool), A logic synthesis and verification tool invented in UC Berkeley.
  • ABC (cipher), a stream cypher algorithm submitted to the eCRYPT project.
  • ABC (first aid), Airways, breathing, circulation - a term used in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Abc notation, a musical notation language.
  • ABC programming language.
  • ABC store, alcoholic beverage control liquor stores.
  • ABC Stores, a Hawaii-based convenience store chain.
  • ABC (Yet Another BitTorrent Client).
  • ABC weapons, Atomic, Biological, Chemical warfare
  • Abortion-breast cancer hypothesis.
  • Advanced Booking Charter flights.
  • American-born Chinese.
  • American Bowling Congress, one of several governing bodies of bowling the United States that merged with the Women's International Bowling Congress, Young American Bowling Alliance, and USA Bowling to create the United States Bowling Congress.
  • Asian Badminton Confederation.
  • Asian Basketball Confederation, now renamed as FIBA Asia.
  • Association of British Counties.
  • Atanasoff-Berry Computer, the first electronic digital computer.
  • Australian Bird Count project of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union.
  • African Bird Club
  • Already Been Chewed, a type of bubble gum.
  • Aluminum, Brass, Chrome - an alloy used in some model engines.








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