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ABS

Abbreviation for:
abdominal muscles
abdominal surgery
able-bodied subjects
absent
absorption
acid-base status
acute bacterial sinusitis
acute-brain syndrome
Adaptive Behaviour Scale (Medspeak-UK)
admitting blood sugar
Adult Basic Skills (Medspeak-UK)
ageing-brain syndrome
amniotic-band sequence
amniotic-band syndrome
arterial blood sampling
at bed side
autonomous biological system

abs

Abbreviation for absolute.

abs

A colloquial term for the rectus abdominis muscles.
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* Company snapshots, including company overview, business description and information on current and upcoming Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) plants
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* DuraGrip 6100--bonds well to PC (polycarbonate), ABS (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene), PC/ABS alloys, nylon, ASA (acrylic-styrene-acrylonitrile); designed for overmolding and coextrusion processing;
According to the group's new study, Engineered Plastics, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), polycarbonate, and nylon will together account for 73% of all engineered polymers volume demand and half of value demand in 2008.
Cost and competition from commodity plastics will act to temper demand for some engineered plastics, such as acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene Thermoplastic elastomers, on the whole, are expected to experience above-average growth through 2006.
Says Vantico, the two-component, toughened methacrylate is specifically formulated for use on a variety of hard-to-join thermoplastics, including polycarbonate, ABS (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene), PVC (polyvinyl chloride), and fiberglass-reinforced composites, with minimal surface pretreatment.
Bayer Plastics recommended coextruded sheets of its Centrex ASA (acrylonitrile-styrene-acrylate) and Lustran ABS (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene) resins, based on the materials' performance in other outdoor applications.
The rear cover and keyboard bezel of the ThinkPad A Series is made of Cycoloy C6600 resin, a blend of polycarbonate (PC) and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS).
Maac Machinery has developed a more compact three-station rotary thermoforming system for use in mass producing high-quality components from heavy-gauge cut sheets of HDPE (high-density polyethylene), ABS (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene), and a wide variety of other plastic materials.
The cupolas are made using composite sheet that has an outer layer of Luran S ASA and a base of Terluran ABS (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene).