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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Abbreviating(0.01759 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Abbreviating.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: shorten; "Abbreviate `New York' and write `NY'"
2: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; “The
manuscript must be shortened” [syn: abridge, foreshorten,
shorten, cut, contract, reduce] [ant: elaborate]
English → English (gcide)
Abbreviate \Ab*bre"vi*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abbreviated;
p. pr. & vb. n. Abbreviating.] [L. abbreviatus, p. p. of
abbreviare; ad + breviare to shorten, fr. brevis short. See
1. To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by
contraction or omission, especially of words written or
It is one thing to abbreviate by contracting,
another by cutting off. --Bacon.
2. (Math.) To reduce to lower terms, as a fraction.