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 for nab
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  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, nab, cop]
      3: seize suddenly

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  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 V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  NAB
         National Association of Broadcasters (org., USA)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  NAB
         Netware Asynchronous Board (Novell, Netware)
         

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