American Board of Anesthesiology
American Bus Association; comprised of bus companies, operators and owners
merican ankers ssociation - the trade association of American bankers. This body also has the registration authority to assign identification numbers.
American Bicycle Association
Acceptable Behaviour Agreements: voluntary pacts, mainly between young people who are causing problems where they live, their parents or guardians and the local authority and the police.
See Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Behavior Analysis. The application of the science of behavior to modify the behavior of an individual or group. ABA is often used synonymously (and I believe erroneously) with specific programs for teaching children with autism (such as a program in the style of O. Ivar Lovaas, or the UCLA model), especially those based on discrete trials. [ read more on Applied Behavior Analysis][ Return to the top of the page
ABA is a therapeutic intervention for children with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders.
A simple over garment that is made from two rectangles of cloth stitched up the side and across the upper arm. A slit is left in the side seam to allow the arms to extend out from the garment. The aba is held together at the neck with ties or a frog. The open edges are frequently embellished with decorative stitching.
a loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth; worn by Arabs
A loose cloak, possibly of Arabian origin. Related to the jama in men's wear, and to the abbo (q.v.) in women's.
(dance) ABA is an extension of the AB structure. After the B phrase, the piece returns to an altered version of the A phrase. The second A phrase can be manipulated by changing the tempo, size, rhythm, or the quality of the movement or by fragmenting, repeating, or changing the order of the sequence.(music) same as dance, but "phrase" refers to musical phrase rather than a movement phrase. The second A is also often varied in music, but the variation is not often a rhythm or tempo variation, but rather a variation at the end of the second A phrase to create a cadence.
A three-part compositional form in which the second section contrasts with the first section. The third section is a restatement of the first section in a condensed or extended form.
a form made up of a principal section which is repeated after the completion of a contrasting section.