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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Nab \Nab\ (n[a^]b), n. [Cf. {Knap}, {Knop}, {Knob}.]
     1. The summit of an eminence. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Firearms) The cock of a gunlock. --Knight.
        [1913 Webster]


  
     3. (Locksmithing) The keeper, or box into which the lock is
        shot. --Knight.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Nab \Nab\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nabbed} (n[a^]bd); p. pr. & vb.
     n. {Nabbing}.] [Dan nappe, or Sw. nappa.]
     1. To catch or seize suddenly or unexpectedly. [Colloq.]
        --Smollett.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To capture; to arrest; as, the police nabbed the culprit
        wtrying to hide in the basement.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  nab
       v 1: tag the base runner to get him out
       2: take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected
          criminals" [syn: {collar}, {nail}, {apprehend}, {arrest},
          {pick up}, {cop}]
       3: seize suddenly
       [also: {nabbing}, {nabbed}]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "nab":
     apprehend, apprehension, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, bobby,
     bull, bust, cabbage, capture, catch, clout, clutch, collar,
     constable, cop, detain, detention, flatfoot, fuzz, grab, grapple,
     heat, hook, make a pinch, nail, nick, nip, paddy, peeler, pick up,
     pickup, pinch, pull in, put under arrest, run in, snatch, take,
     take in, take into custody, take prisoner
  
  

From Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (Version 1.9, June 2002) [vera]:

  NAB
       National Association of Broadcasters (org., USA)
       
       

From Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (Version 1.9, June 2002) [vera]:

  NAB
       Netware Asynchronous Board (Novell, Netware)
       
       

















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