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a shortened form of a word or phrase

shortening something by omitting parts of it

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Because it's now taken for granted that there are, at least, two kinds of English (American English and British English), copy editors and proofreaders will sometimes find themselves trapped on the horns of a dilemma, as it were, when it comes to punctuating abbreviations.
Some abbreviations hardly seem worth making at all: tinct?
Use of symbols and abbreviations in the 2010 NAPLAN numeracy tests
A foolish consistency," Ralph Waldo Emerson memorably tells us in "Self-Reliance," "is the hobgoblin of little minds:' Judging by the plethora of different abbreviations for the titles of Hemingway's published works, there are no little minds in Hemingway studies.
As well, our point naming convention contains a list of abbreviations that must be used.
Maximum extreme limit leg support height under chair seat abbreviation MLSu can be calculated for minimum and maximum chair height according to formulas (9 and 10) as difference between chair seat height and anthropometric parameter popliteal height of thigh--below knee in sitting position height fossa poplitea (b [left and right arrow] pop).
The use of abbreviations and acronyms pertains to every one who works in health care.
Although abbreviations in health care may be efficient, their use comes at the expense of patient safety, according to research published in the September 2007 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.
A recent study, The Impact of Abbreviations in Patient Safety, examined the content, source, and impact of medication abbreviation errors (Brunetti, Santell, & Hicks, 2007).
Page after page from the present back in time contained notations, which included the term MRCP, an abbreviation commonly, used to denote: Mentally Retarded/Cerebral Palsy.
There is actually an official guide for the abbreviation challenged among US.
The Canadian Abridgment Key and Research Guide (Toronto: Carswell, Current) Abbreviations that appear in the Canadian Abridgment are listed alphabetically with the various items that fit that abbreviation.
An online package includes a slide presentation, reference guide, pocket card, abbreviation list, and patient safety video.
Just 5% of 4,000 car owners surveyed were able to recognise the abbreviation TNT, which stands for taxed and tested.
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