Abbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen PDF

By Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

ISBN-10: 0849390036

ISBN-13: 9780849390036

Abbreviations, nicknames, jargon, and different brief kinds shop time, house, and energy - supplied they're understood. millions of recent and possibly complicated phrases develop into a part of the overseas vocabulary every year, whereas our communications are relayed to each other with expanding pace. PDAs hyperlink to computers. the web has grown into info relevant, shopping center, and supermarket all rolled into one. e mail is quicker than snail mail, cellphones are speedier but - and it's all performed 24/7. Longtime and common use of definite abbreviations, comparable to R.S.V.P., has made them larger understood status on my own than spelled out. definitely we're more well-off asserting DNA than deoxyribonucleic acid - yet what number of people this day rather bear in mind what the initials stand for? The Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation offers this and different details from airways of the realm to the Zodiacal Signs.Still a customary reference after greater than forty years, Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation keeps the culture of accuracy and comprehensiveness that has made it a vintage. It continues to be the foreign sourcebook for finding elusive or basic info on an enormous array of themes. up to date and improved, the 10th variation includes abbreviations, acronyms, appellations, contractions, numbered abbreviations and different brief kinds from computing, excessive know-how, technological know-how, and a large variety of alternative fields, hobbies, teams, and naturally, govt and the army. Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation, is additionally the prepared reference for beneficial info on such varied subject matters as computing device jargon, earthquake information, English grammar and utilization, foreign conversions, clinical terminology, marriage ceremony anniversaries, Zip coding, and extra. it's a present, simply obtainable source for finding the most elusive and complicated components of our language. when you've got the Abbreviations Dictionary in your shelf, you won't want the other reference for brief varieties or abbreviations.See what is new within the 10th Edition:15, 000 new referencesTwo thoroughly new sectionsExpanded and up to date sections corresponding to BafflegabDivulged, Eponyms, Nicknames and Geographical Names, and Symbols-including Emoticons

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A. Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (of England and Wales) AC/A accommodative convergence/accommodation ratio ACAA Agricultural Conservation and Adjustment Administration ACAAE Australian Council on Awards in Advanced Education ACAAI Air Cargo Agents Association of India ACAB Air-Conditioning Advisory Bureau; Army Contract Adjustment Board acac automated direct analog computer ACAC Allied Container Advisory Committee; Association of College Admission Counselors; Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission; Australian Corporate Affairs Commission ACACA Army Command and Administration Communication Agency acad academic; academician; academy Acad Acadia; Academy Acad Academia (Latin—academy) acaf ACAD American Conference of Academic Deans; Autodesk Incorporated Acad aper Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences aperture (of sound films) Acad B-A A c a d é m i e des Beaux-Arts (French—Academy of Fine Arts) Academic Academic Press Acad Fran A c a d é m i e Française (French Academy) ACADI Association des Cadres Dirigeants de l’Industrie (French—Association of Industrial Executives) Acadia national park occupying Mount Desert Island, half of Isle au Haut, and Schoodic Point on the Maine coast; old name for French-speaking Canada and Nova Scotia Acadia(n) Novia Scotia(n); Novia Scotia(n); native Louisianians of French origin Acad Ins B-L Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres (French—Academy of Inscriptions and Literature) Acad mask Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences mask (enclosing the aperture area of sound films) Acad Med Academy of Medicine Acad Mgmt A c a d e m y o f Management Acad Mus Academy of Music Acad Pr Academic Press Acad Pr Ark Academic Press of Arkansas Acad Sci Académie des Sciences (French—Academy of Science) Acad Sin Academia Sinica (Chinese Academy of Science) Acad St Cec A c a d e m i a d i Santa Cecilia, Rome Acad Therapy A c a d e m i c Therapy Publications Acad U Acadia University ACAE American Council for the Arts in Education; Australian Commission on Advanced Education AC & AE A s s o c i a t i o n o f Chemical and Allied Employees acaf automatic circuit assurance feature 9003_Frame_A Page 19 Tuesday, January 9, 2001 4:18 PM ACAF ACAF Amphibious Corps Atlantic Fleet; Australian Citizen Air Force ACAG Allied Control Authority for Germany ACAM Asian Centre of Agricultural Machinery; American College for the Advancement of Medicine; Australian Confederation of Apparel Manufacturers ACAN A c t i o n C o m m i t t e e Against Narcotics; Army Command and Administrative Network ACAnes American College of Anesthetists a.

Ab absurdo (Latin—to the absurd) abac a basic coursewriter ABAC Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Abaco Great and Little Abaco islands in the Bahamas north of New Providence Island abact abacterial ABACUS Air Battle Analysis Center Utility System; Autonetics Business and Control United Systems -abad (Hindi—city or town) ABAD Air Battle Analysis Division ab aet. ab aeterno (Latin—until eternity) ABAFA Association of British Adoption and Fostering Agencies ABAG Association of Bay Area Governments (San Francisco) A-bahn Autobahn (German— superhighway) ABAI American Bell Association International; American Boiler and Affiliated Industries ABAJ Antiquarian Booksellers Association of Japan ABAJ American Bar Association Journal ABAK Association di Biblioteka i Archivo di Korsow (Papiamento—Association of Libraries and Archives of Curaçao) abamp absolute ampere (10 amperes) ABANA Artist-Blacksmiths’ Association of North America aband abandoned abandt abandonment ABAO Asociación Bilbaina de Amigos de la Opera (Spanish—Bilbaoan Association of Friends of the Opera) abap antibody against panel 14 ABAR Advanced Battery Acquisition Radar; Alternate Battery Acquisition Radar ABARE Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics ABAS American Board of Abdominal Surgeons; Australian Buying Advisory Service abat abattoir a batt a battuta (Italian—by the beat) —musical term ABATU Advance Base Air Task Unit; Advance Base Aviation Training Unit ABAUSA Amateur Basketball Association of the United States of America abb ablating blunt body abb abbassamento (Italian— abatement, decline, diminution, fall of temperature, lowering, subsiding); abbonamento (Italian— subscription); abbuono (Italian—allowance, bonus, discount) Abb Abbess; Abbey; Abbot Abb Abbildung (German—illustration) Abb.

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