# What does Abbreviating mean?

of Abbreviate

#### Abbreviating meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abbreviate

#### Sentence Examples with the word Abbreviating

Logarithms were originally invented for the sake of abbreviating arithmetical calculations, as by their means the operations of multiplication and division may be replaced by those of addition and subtraction, and the operations of raising to powers and extraction of roots by those of multiplication and division.