Most often, the ABC is used in conjunction with the German alphabet, because these are the first three letters of the alphabet. This letter combination is used in various spellings in the following contexts:



  • Abkhazia in diplomatic pleadings
  • Abstract base class, see base class
  • Active Body Control, the brand name for a chassis technology from Mercedes- Benz
  • Activity Based Costing, see Process Costing
  • After Business Club, see After-Work Party
  • Albacete Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Albacete- Los Llanos), an airport on the Base Aérea de Los Llanos, a military airfield of the Spanish Air Force, in Albacete, Spain after the IATA code
  • Allegedly sighted: ( strange big cat German ), a so-called out-of -place sighting of big cats, that is, they are in for it completely atypical areas Alien Big Cats
  • Arms blindée et cavalerie, a branch of the French Army, which was created after the Second World War, through the merger of the tank weapon and the cavalry
  • Asset-Based Consulting
  • Atanasoff -Berry Computer, the first electronic digital computer, built by John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry in the years 1937-1941 at Iowa State College
  • The ABCs, the three major encyclopedias in the English language ( Americana, Britannica, Collier's )


  • ABC House, an office and retail building in Cologne

Life Sciences

  • ABC scheme ( Airways, Breathing, Circulation)
  • ABC transporters, a large family of membrane proteins


  • ABC (Music Notation), a non-commercial, open standard for notation of music in a text format (ASCII)
  • ABC (Yet Another BitTorrent Client), a free, written in Python file sharing application for the BitTorrent protocol
  • ABC 80 (Advanced BASIC computer 80 ), was a home computer, which was developed by the Swedish company Data Industrier AB


  • ABC Bank in Cologne
  • Agricultural Bank of China (Chinese:中国 农业 银行/中国 农业 银行Zhōngguó Nongye Yínháng ) a Chinese, partly state-owned company, headquartered in Beijing
  • Altenloh, Brinck & Co. GmbH & Co. KG, the oldest screw factory in Germany, headquartered in Ennepetal district Milspe
  • American Blimp Corporation, provides blimps mainly for aerial advertising ago, headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Anglo Belgian Corporation nv (also: ABC), a Belgian company that manufactures diesel engines for mobile and stationary use, based in Ghent
  • Automotive construction and Construktions GmbH, including ABC Workshop called, a former German manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles, Brand Name ABC


  • ABC Islands name for the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, which geographically to South America, because they are, on the South American continental shelf
  • ABC paulista, Large ABC Region (Portuguese: Região do Grande ABC) or ABCD is a Brazilian industrial area on the outskirts of the city of São Paulo.
  • ABC States collective term for the South American countries Argentina, Brazil and Chile
  • ABC Street, a street in Hamburg's Neustadt and runs at a right angle from the goose market Caffamacherreihe