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a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name

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One project focusing on star systems elbowed us all gently in the side when it settled on ACRONYM (All-sky Co-moving Recovery Of Nearby Young Members).
FOD certainly appears a great candidate to be the next acronym to shake up the world of manufacturing.
Indeed, by affixing the acronym 'GSIS' to the name of the bank, GSIS led the public to believe that the deposits in that bank were safe and secured by GSIS.
The acronym and the movement--which says its goals are to end Israel's occupation of "all Arab lands" and dismantle the West Bank wall, ensure "full equality" for Palestinian citizens of Israel and allow Palestinian refugees to return to their homes--took off slowly.
Several residents in Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city which fell to the extremist group in June, told The Associated Press that the militants threatened to cut the tongue of anyone who publicly used the acronym Daesh, instead of referring to the group by its full name, saying it shows defiance and disrespect.
When the BFP official informed him it was an acronym, the President then said: "Acronym.
BEIRUT: Supporters of the opposition have begun using a new acronym to refer to Lebanon's Hezbollah, after the Arabic acronym for the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) became a household word.
Granted sexuality can be a complex issue but this acronym may need its own acronym.
What better way to end these musings than with a new acronym (not an initialism or an abbreviation, but a real acronym): STRESS--STOP REGULATORY EXCESSES
A special feature of the app's service allows users to submit FAA or aviation industry related acronyms to NSG, which can be added to the app's acronym list.
An acronym is defined by Landau (1984:41) as a form of abbreviation composed of the first or the first two letters, or a syllable from each of the words in a compound term or phrase, so ordered that the resulting series of letters is usually pronounced as a word.
For example in basic science, one may find acronym like RANTES (Regulated on Activation Normal T Cell Expressed and Secreted) factor of late-activated T lymphocytes).
As long as everyone in a conversation knows what an acronym means, the shorthand referrals are harmless ways to save a little time.