Abbreviate(a.) Abbreviated; abridged; shortened.
Abbreviate(a.) Having one part relatively shorter than another or than the ordinary type.
Abbreviate(n.) An abridgment.
Abbreviate(v. t.) To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by contraction or omission, especially of words written or spoken.
Abbreviate(v. t.) To reduce to lower terms, as a fraction.
Abbreviated(a.) Shortened; relatively short; abbreviate.
Abbreviated(imp. & p. p.) of Abbreviate
Abbreviating(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abbreviate
Abbreviation(n.) The act of shortening, or reducing.
Abbreviation(n.) The result of abbreviating; an abridgment.
Abbreviation(n.) The form to which a word or phrase is reduced by contraction and omission; a letter or letters, standing for a word or phrase of which they are a part; as, Gen. for Genesis; U.S.A. for United States of America.
Abbreviation(n.) One dash, or more, through the stem of a note, dividing it respectively into quavers, semiquavers, or demi-semiquavers.
Abbreviator(n.) One who abbreviates or shortens.
Abbreviator(n.) One of a college of seventy-two officers of the papal court whose duty is to make a short minute of a decision on a petition, or reply of the pope to a letter, and afterwards expand the minute into official form.
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