Definitions of gaba

  1. an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter
  2. The most common inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system.

Usage examples for gaba

  1. The heroism of these Red Cross men is one of the finest things in the Gaba Tepe show. – The Kangaroo Marines by R. W. Campbell
  2. Every green garden contains a refuge of interwoven gaba- gaba stalks, as a retreat during earthquakes, when the overthrow of the flimsy arbour would entail no injury, though it serves as a shelter from the torrential rains which often accompany volcanic disturbances. – Through the Malay Archipelago by Emily Richings
  3. Their appearance was the signal for a tremendous outburst of firing on the part of the Turkish snipers, and a moment later the two 77- millimetre German guns which had been brought from Gaba Tepe changed the direction of their fire from the beach to the advancing troops. – On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles by Thomas Charles Bridges