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Acronyms & Abbreviations Dictionary


I think it's about time we have a place to list and define them, you know, for simple people like me :slight_smile:

Cephalic_Carnage - like to help out here? lol


Anyone can answer, feel free…


[quote]its_just_me wrote:
I think it’s about time we have a place to list and define them[/quote]

I’ll help.

  1. Acronym (noun)
    a) a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words, as Wac from Women’s Army Corps, OPEC from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or loran from long-range navigation.
    b) an acrostic.

  2. Abbreviation (noun)
    a) a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole, as Dr. for Doctor, U.S. for United States, lb. for pound.
    b) an act of abbreviating; state or result of being abbreviated; reduction in length, duration, etc.; abridgment.

Acronym and abbreviation, listed and defined for you. Anything else?


AIJMT - Another its_just_me Thread.


That’s a classic, gotta add that one…