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abv, possibly a.b.v.

German translation: vol

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English term or phrase:abv, possibly a.b.v.
German translation:vol
Entered by: Andrea Kopf
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13:33 Jul 5, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: abv, possibly a.b.v.
this is in a desription for a liqueur:
17%abv; scotch malt whisky, honey and cream - no further context

The obvious guess is that it is the alcohol content, but it is a guess - does anyone know for sure?

Many thanks!
Ute Wietfeld
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:19
vol
Explanation:
'Abs' is the abbreviation of 'alcohol by volume'. It translates as 'vol'.
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Andrea Kopf
Germany
Local time: 18:19
Grading comment
Many thanks for both answers!
Regards, Ute
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
navol
Andrea Kopf
naalcohol by volume
Caro Maucher


  

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8 mins
alcohol by volume


Explanation:
also found: abw = alcohol by weight. See link below!


    Reference: http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/dictA.html
Caro Maucher
Germany
Local time: 18:19
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 442
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29 mins
vol


Explanation:
'Abs' is the abbreviation of 'alcohol by volume'. It translates as 'vol'.


    www. acronymfinder.com and Winzergenossenschaft Durbach
Andrea Kopf
Germany
Local time: 18:19
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 121
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Many thanks for both answers!
Regards, Ute
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