Read e-book online Abbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition PDF

By Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

ISBN-10: 0849390036

ISBN-13: 9780849390036

Abbreviations, nicknames, jargon, and different brief kinds keep time, house, and energy - supplied they're understood. millions of recent and in all likelihood complicated phrases develop into a part of the foreign vocabulary every year, whereas our communications are relayed to each other with expanding pace. PDAs hyperlink to computers. the web has grown into info imperative, shopping center, and supermarket all rolled into one. email is quicker than snail mail, mobile phones 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 announcing DNA than deoxyribonucleic acid - yet what number of people at the present time rather take note what the initials stand for? The Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation grants this and different info from airways of the area to the Zodiacal Signs.Still a typical reference after greater than forty years, Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th version keeps the culture of accuracy and comprehensiveness that has made it a vintage. It is still the overseas sourcebook for finding elusive or normal info on an unlimited array of issues. up-to-date and extended, the 10th variation comprises abbreviations, acronyms, appellations, contractions, numbered abbreviations and different brief types from computing, excessive know-how, technology, and a large variety of different fields, pursuits, teams, and naturally, executive and the army. Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation, is additionally the prepared reference for beneficial info on such various subject matters as laptop jargon, earthquake information, English grammar and utilization, foreign conversions, scientific terminology, marriage ceremony anniversaries, Zip coding, and extra. it's a present, simply available 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 desire 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 similar to BafflegabDivulged, Eponyms, Nicknames and Geographical Names, and Symbols-including Emoticons

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Ab initio (Latin—from the beginning) ABINZ Australian Banking Institute of New Zealand ABIP Australian Books in Print ABISA Association of Burglary Insurance Surveyors— Australia ABJ Association of Broadcasting Journalists Abk Abkürzung (German—abbreviation) ABKA American Boarding Kennels Association Abkürz Abkarzüng (German— abbreviation) abl ablative abl abril (Spanish—April) ABL Atlas Basic Language; Automated Biology Library ABLA A m a t e u r B i c y c l e League of America; American Blind Lawyers Association; American Business Law Association 16 able activity balance line evaluation ABLE Ability Based on Long Experience; Advocates for Border Law Enforcement ABLES Airborne Battlefield Light Equipment System ablon abalone ABL-SF A s i a n B u s i n e s s League of San Francisco abm automated batch mixing abm (ABM) anti-ballistic missile ABM Assistant Beachmaster; Adventist Board of Missions; Australian Board of Missions (Anglican); Aviation Boatswain’s Mate ABM Asociación de Banqueros de México (Spanish— Mexican Bankers Association) ABMA American Brush Manufacturers Association; Army Ballistic Missile Agency ABMC American Battle Monuments Commission ABMDA Advanced Ballistic Missile Defense Agency; Army Ballistic Missile Defense Agency ABMEWS Anti-Ballistic Missile Early Warning System abmis (ABMIS) airborne ballistic missile system ABMJ American Board of Missions to the Jews abmm (ABMM) anti-ballastic missile missile ABMR Australian Board of Mineral Resources ABM Treaty A n t i - B a l l i s t i c Missile Treaty Abn Airborne ABN Advance Beneficiary Notice (waiver of liability); Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations ABNC American Bank Note Company abndn(d) abandon(ed) Abn Inf Airborne Infantry ABNY Association for a Better New York abo accumulated benefit obligation Åbo (Finnish—Turku) ABO Admiralty Berthing Officer (UK) ABOA Australian Bank Officials Association ABRS ABOC American Board of Optometry Certificate ABOD Advance Base Ordnance Depot Abo Eng Aboriginal English abol abolish(able); abolisher; abolishment, abolition(ary); abolitionism; abolitionist abortus aborted fetus abortus pill abortion-inducing pill, developed in France as Mifepristone, generic name: RU-486 abp absolute boiling point Abp Archbishop ABP American Business Press ABPA Advanced Base Personnel Administration; American Book Producers Association; Automotive Body Parts Association abpg advanced base proving ground abpo advanced base personnel officer ABPP American Board of Professional Psychology ABPS American Board of Plastic Surgery ABQ Annapolis Brass Quintet abr abridged; abridgment; amphibian boat reconnaissance; auditory brainstem response ABR Army Ballistic Research Abra Abraham ABRACADABRA A b b r ev i a tions and Related Acronyms Associated with Defense, Astronautics, Business, and Radioelectronics (a Raytheon publication) Abram Abraham abrb advanced base receiving barracks ABRC Advisory Board for the Research Councils; Auto Body Representatives Council abrd advanced base repair depot; advanced base replacement depot; advanced base reshipment depot ABRES Advanced Ballistic Re-Entry System abrev a b rev i a t u ra ( P o r t u gimese/Spanish—abbreviation) abrév abréviation (French— abbreviation) ABRO Army in Burma Reserve of Officers ABRS Australian Biological Resources Study 9003_Frame_A Page 17 Tuesday, January 9, 2001 4:18 PM abs abs able-bodied seaman; absent; absolute value; absorb(ent); abstract; air base squadron; armored boarding steamer abs (ABS) acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene ABs Aryan Brotherhood members Abs Absatz (German—paragraph) ABS American Bible Society; American Bureau of Shipping; Anti-lock Braking System; Association of Banks in Singapore; Australian Ballet Society; Australian Book Society; Australian Bureau of Statistics absap airborne search and attack plotter abs art abstract art Abscam Arab scam Abs cat Abyssinian cat Abschn Abschnitt (German— chapter or paragraph) absd advanced base sectional dock; advanced base supply depot ABSD Army Base Supply Depot; Army Blood Supply Depot ABSEL Association for Business Stimulation and Experiential Learning Absen Absender (German— sender) abse.

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.

Ab initio (Latin—from the beginning) ABINZ Australian Banking Institute of New Zealand ABIP Australian Books in Print ABISA Association of Burglary Insurance Surveyors— Australia ABJ Association of Broadcasting Journalists Abk Abkürzung (German—abbreviation) ABKA American Boarding Kennels Association Abkürz Abkarzüng (German— abbreviation) abl ablative abl abril (Spanish—April) ABL Atlas Basic Language; Automated Biology Library ABLA A m a t e u r B i c y c l e League of America; American Blind Lawyers Association; American Business Law Association 16 able activity balance line evaluation ABLE Ability Based on Long Experience; Advocates for Border Law Enforcement ABLES Airborne Battlefield Light Equipment System ablon abalone ABL-SF A s i a n B u s i n e s s League of San Francisco abm automated batch mixing abm (ABM) anti-ballistic missile ABM Assistant Beachmaster; Adventist Board of Missions; Australian Board of Missions (Anglican); Aviation Boatswain’s Mate ABM Asociación de Banqueros de México (Spanish— Mexican Bankers Association) ABMA American Brush Manufacturers Association; Army Ballistic Missile Agency ABMC American Battle Monuments Commission ABMDA Advanced Ballistic Missile Defense Agency; Army Ballistic Missile Defense Agency ABMEWS Anti-Ballistic Missile Early Warning System abmis (ABMIS) airborne ballistic missile system ABMJ American Board of Missions to the Jews abmm (ABMM) anti-ballastic missile missile ABMR Australian Board of Mineral Resources ABM Treaty A n t i - B a l l i s t i c Missile Treaty Abn Airborne ABN Advance Beneficiary Notice (waiver of liability); Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations ABNC American Bank Note Company abndn(d) abandon(ed) Abn Inf Airborne Infantry ABNY Association for a Better New York abo accumulated benefit obligation Åbo (Finnish—Turku) ABO Admiralty Berthing Officer (UK) ABOA Australian Bank Officials Association ABRS ABOC American Board of Optometry Certificate ABOD Advance Base Ordnance Depot Abo Eng Aboriginal English abol abolish(able); abolisher; abolishment, abolition(ary); abolitionism; abolitionist abortus aborted fetus abortus pill abortion-inducing pill, developed in France as Mifepristone, generic name: RU-486 abp absolute boiling point Abp Archbishop ABP American Business Press ABPA Advanced Base Personnel Administration; American Book Producers Association; Automotive Body Parts Association abpg advanced base proving ground abpo advanced base personnel officer ABPP American Board of Professional Psychology ABPS American Board of Plastic Surgery ABQ Annapolis Brass Quintet abr abridged; abridgment; amphibian boat reconnaissance; auditory brainstem response ABR Army Ballistic Research Abra Abraham ABRACADABRA A b b r ev i a tions and Related Acronyms Associated with Defense, Astronautics, Business, and Radioelectronics (a Raytheon publication) Abram Abraham abrb advanced base receiving barracks ABRC Advisory Board for the Research Councils; Auto Body Representatives Council abrd advanced base repair depot; advanced base replacement depot; advanced base reshipment depot ABRES Advanced Ballistic Re-Entry System abrev a b rev i a t u ra ( P o r t u gimese/Spanish—abbreviation) abrév abréviation (French— abbreviation) ABRO Army in Burma Reserve of Officers ABRS Australian Biological Resources Study 9003_Frame_A Page 17 Tuesday, January 9, 2001 4:18 PM abs abs able-bodied seaman; absent; absolute value; absorb(ent); abstract; air base squadron; armored boarding steamer abs (ABS) acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene ABs Aryan Brotherhood members Abs Absatz (German—paragraph) ABS American Bible Society; American Bureau of Shipping; Anti-lock Braking System; Association of Banks in Singapore; Australian Ballet Society; Australian Book Society; Australian Bureau of Statistics absap airborne search and attack plotter abs art abstract art Abscam Arab scam Abs cat Abyssinian cat Abschn Abschnitt (German— chapter or paragraph) absd advanced base sectional dock; advanced base supply depot ABSD Army Base Supply Depot; Army Blood Supply Depot ABSEL Association for Business Stimulation and Experiential Learning Absen Absender (German— sender) abse.

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