If a technical term or acronym
that you don't know slips into the conversation or appears in written material, you can easily find the meaning in our online glossary at www.social security.gov/agency/glossary.
A committee report, published ahead of the panel's next meeting on Monday, said: "The acronym
initially utilised by the panel was LGBT, which is arguably the most generic and commonly used.
In the 19th century, due to the Industrial Revolution, researchers exemplified the proliferation of acronyms
for corporations, railroads, stock exchanges, telecommunications, oil and gas, and numerous other enterprises, whereas in the 20th century, they reveal that acronyms
were used frequently as they related to tanks, planes, and weaponry for condensing and shortening information that was sent as quickly and efficiently as possible during World Wars [Khodorkowsky (2014)].
Whether all-business, playful, or groan-inducing, astro acronyms
allow us to cut to the chase with what are often unimaginably complicated experiments, instruments, or missions.
FOD certainly appears a great candidate to be the next acronym
to shake up the world of manufacturing.
You pop your card in, key in the PIN (another acronym
! This one's Personal Identification Number) and out pops the cash.
QbD stands for "quality by design" and like PAT is another FDA acronym
. Chemists and chemical engineers are expected to design processes that will produce quality from the get go and should not be told to do so.
Personally, I have nothing against acronyms
. They were originally created to make longer phrases or technical terms more manageable and easier to remember.
The aggressive use of acronyms
, initialisms and insider abbreviations can be intimidating, and their use is often intentionally designed to evoke a "twilight zone" fear of being unable to communicate effectively in a strange land with a strange language.
The free all is simply called FAA Acronyms
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 14, 2013-FAA acronyms
mobile app makes debut(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
This paper investigates the changes that abbreviations and acronyms
undergo when they are adapted to Ndebele from English.
are abbreviations formed from the initial components in a phrase or a word.
The benefits administration world is awash in alphabet soup, with acronyms
to denote everything from medical products and procedures to laws and regulations.
(BOAC, BEA, UNESCO, QANTASto name but a very few.) Because of this, I have always been keen to pre or post-qualify acronyms
in any documents I write.