1. abstract existing only in the mind
  2. absolute zero the lowest temperature theoretically attainable
  3. absolute frequency the number of observations in a given statistical category
  4. obsolete no longer in use
  5. absolute scale a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees
  6. absolute value a real number regardless of its sign
  7. obsequious attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
  8. absolutely totally and definitely; without question
  9. absolute majority (elections) more than half of the votes
  10. absolute alcohol pure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water)
  11. absolute space physical space independent of what occupies it
  12. absolute temperature temperature measured on the absolute scale
  13. absolute magnitude (astronomy) the magnitude that a star would have if it were viewed from a distance of 10 parsecs (32.62 light years) from the earth
  14. absolute ceiling the maximum altitude at which an airplane can maintain horizontal flight
  15. absolute threshold the lowest level of stimulation that a person can detect
  16. absolute perfect or complete or pure
  17. absolute pitch the ability to identify the pitch of a tone
  18. absoluteness the quality of being absolute
  19. absolutism a form of government in which the ruler is unconstrained
  20. absolute viscosity a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied force