Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Away from: aboral.
  • Used to indicate an electromagnetic unit in the centimeter-gram-second system: abcoulomb.

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  • From
  • Away from; outside of.
  • an electromagnetic unit in the centimeter-gram-second system: abcoulomb.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies from, away , separating, or departure, as in abduct, abstract, abscond. See a-(6).

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin; see apo- in Indo-European roots.
From absolute.

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