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Acronyms, initialisms, & abbreviations dictionary

Acronyms, initialisms, & abbreviations dictionary

a guide to alphabetic designations, contractions, acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations, and similar condensed appellations.

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in 1960 under title: Acronyms dictionary.

Statementedited by Ellen T. Crowley.
ContributionsCrowley, Ellen T.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,757p.
Number of Pages757
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14366793M

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Detroit (Mich.) Donor cityofsausalitolibrary EditionPages: Abbreviations According to , an abbreviation is a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole, as Dr. for Doctor, U.S. for United States, lb. for pound. Initialisms and acronyms are two types of abbreviations that are used to shorten phrases. Initialisms are abbreviations that are pronounced one.

The edition lists over , acronyms, initialisms, and abbreviations representing an extensive variety of subjects. The introductory pages describe trends in acronyms and provide a statement of editorial policy. Listings are alphabetical with the acronym or initialism followed by its full word equivalent. When the entry is indigenous to a specific organization, the organization is also. Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, 43rd ed. Description Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings.

Aviation is an industry full of terms, acronyms and technical language. This book helps users understand all the words, abbreviations, phrases, and disciplines of aviation. The most complete collection of aviation terminology available, the Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms defines more. Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage says that acronym "denotes abbreviations formed from initial letters of other words and pronounced as a single word, such as NATO (as distinct from B-B-C)" but adds later "In everyday use, acronym is often applied to abbreviations that are technically initialisms, since they are pronounced as separate.


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Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included. 4 v. Record info. Initialisms vs. Acronyms vs. Abbreviations. You’ve now walked into the fun world of abbreviations.

In short: An abbreviation is when a phrase or word is shortened to a word or letters. It could be abbreviated into one sound like “Rom.” for Romeo andit could be shortened to its first letters like NRA for the National Rifle Association.

Both acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations, but there is a key difference between the two, at least at present. Due to rampant misuse of the term “acronym” some dictionaries are now starting to add an extra definition to it, allowing acronyms to expand their scope to include initialisms.

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lection (, ) were initialisms. Most were abbreviations like AAP and AVCS; her 37 initialisms were in second place behind the com-pounds. Crowley and Sheppard's edition of Gale's Acronyms, Ini-tialisms, & Abbreviations Dictionary had the subtitle "A .Well, yes it is an error, because initialisms aren’t acronyms.

If you don’t want to call initialisms ‘initalisms’ (for the very good reason that you don’t think your readers will know the term), then call them ‘abbreviations’ instead. That may be less precise, but at least it’s not incorrect.

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