rudiment, first rudiment, first principle, alphabet, ABC, ABC's, ABCs(noun)
the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
"he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"
Do you know your ABCs?
A primer for teaching the Latin alphabet and first elements of reading.
The rudiments of any subject.
the ABC of finance
A type of poem in which the lines start with the letters of the alphabet in order.
A British alphabetized guidebook for trains and their stations.
Origin: The first three letters of the Latin alphabet, standing for the whole alphabet
ABC are an English New Romantic band that charted ten UK and five US Top 40 singles between 1981 and 1990. The band continues to tour and released a new album, Traffic, in 2008.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Abcee, ā-bē-sē′, n. the alphabet from its first letters: a first reading-book (obs.), hence fig. the first rudiments of anything.—ABC book (Shak.), a book to teach the a, b, c, or alphabet.
BCA, B. C. A.
B. C. A.
The numerical value of ABC in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of ABC in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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