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about

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  • About — A*bout , adv. 1. On all sides; around. [1913 Webster] Tis time to look about. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across. [1913 Webster] 3. Here and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • About — A*bout , prep. [OE. aboute, abouten, abuten; AS. [=a]butan, onbutan; on + butan, which is from be by + utan outward, from ut out. See {But}, {Out}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Around; all round; on every side of. Look about you. Shak. Bind them about thy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • About — can refer to:*About box, a dialog box displaying credits for a piece of computer software * About.com, a website offering consumer related advice * abOUT , an LGBT magazine * About (musical artist), a music project * , an internal URI scheme… …   Wikipedia

  • AbOUT — is a Toronto based monthly magazine, serving the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities of Southern Ontario, Western New York and Montreal. A regional magazine, abOUT was founded in Buffalo, New York, in late 2003 by four partners,… …   Wikipedia

  • about — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English abūtan, from 1a + būtan outside more at but Date: before 12th century 1. a. reasonably close to < about a year ago > b. almost < about starved > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • about to — 1. Close to; ready to. Used with an infinitive. * /We were about to leave when the snow began./ * /I haven t gone yet, but I m about to./ Compare: GOING TO, ON THE POINT OF. 2. {informal} Having a wish or plan to. Used with an infinitive in… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • about to — 1. Close to; ready to. Used with an infinitive. * /We were about to leave when the snow began./ * /I haven t gone yet, but I m about to./ Compare: GOING TO, ON THE POINT OF. 2. {informal} Having a wish or plan to. Used with an infinitive in… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ABOUT — s. m. L extrémité par laquelle un morceau de bois de charpente où de menuiserie est assemblé avec un autre ; Le bout par lequel une tringle ou un tirant de fer se joint, se fixe à quelque chose …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • ABOUT — n. m. T. d’Arts Extrémité par laquelle une pièce de charpente, de menuiserie ou de métal est assemblée avec une autre …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • About Face (album) — About Face Studio album by David Gilmour Released 27 March 1984 Recorded 1983 – …   Wikipedia

  • About-sledge — A*bout sledge , n. The largest hammer used by smiths. Weale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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