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ab-

[ab]
(electromagnetism)
A prefix used to identify centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic units, as in abampere, abcoulomb, abfarad, abhenry, abmho, abohm, and abvolt.
References in classic literature ?
Again he was ab- sorbed in his duties as agent of the Standard Oil Company.
He suggested I should stay for another trip and meantime dose myself with a certain patent medicine in which his own belief was ab- solute.