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Synonyms for abbreviation

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Words related to abbreviation

a shortened form of a word or phrase

shortening something by omitting parts of it

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But, for example, the abbreviation BLB, meaning dummy in Slovak, was skipped.
When people started texting, for many there was another practical reason to keep words short, hence the use of abbreviations such as b4, as characters cost money.
Although the abbreviations "tPA," "TPA," or rt-PA" are often used when referring to alteplase, they are also used when referencing the larger class of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator medications.
Also, in this century we often share and exchange information with friends or colleagues in a lapidary way, therefore we use abbreviations in our daily communication.
Today, with the internet and social media abuzz, it's the evolved world of the acronym more than the abbreviation that one has moved into.
I agree that medical information should be concisely delivered and the use of abbreviations and acronyms for common terminology should be acceptable.
The frequency and form of abbreviations are also fairly consistent, and again, the letter q is not drawn with a pointy descender.
Use of symbols and abbreviations in the 2010 NAPLAN numeracy tests
Clipping is a form of abbreviation whereby part of a word is clipped off and a shorter form is used instead of the whole.
Summary: Madonna has revealed the title of her forthcoming 12th studio album, "M.D.N.A", is an abbreviation of her name.
"What is the correct abbreviation for this title?" authors often ask--and the correct answer is--"Your guess is as good as mine." Consult the MLA Handbook, and you'll find that the profession has only anointed abbreviations for the books of the Bible (canonical, deuterocanonical, and apocryphal), Shakespeare (yes, that's Tit.
In recent years, the worldwide Internet and email addresses of the Group had already been converted to this abbreviation which is likewise featured in the corporate slogan launched in 2007-KSPG AutoMotivePower.
Alongside the probable lipid structure important information such as the lipid id, lipid abbreviation, systematic name, lipid category, lipid mass, chemical formula and other database links is also made available.
The abbreviation for Arsenal Soccer School would only raise eyebrows if you find donkeys amusing.
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