Read e-book online Abbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition PDF

Read e-book online Abbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition PDF

By Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Abbreviations, nicknames, jargon, and different brief types keep time, area, and energy - supplied they're understood. millions of recent and most likely complicated phrases turn into a part of the overseas vocabulary every year, whereas our communications are relayed to each other with expanding velocity. PDAs hyperlink to computers. the internet has grown into info crucial, shopping center, and supermarket all rolled into one. e mail is quicker than snail mail, mobile phones are quicker but - and it's all performed 24/7. Longtime and frequent use of convinced abbreviations, akin to R.S.V.P., has made them higher understood status by myself than spelled out. definitely we're more well-off asserting DNA than deoxyribonucleic acid - yet what number of people this day fairly keep in mind what the initials stand for? The Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th version supplies this and different details from airways of the realm to the Zodiacal Signs.Still a customary reference after greater than forty years, Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation maintains the culture of accuracy and comprehensiveness that has made it a vintage. It continues to be the foreign sourcebook for finding elusive or normal details on an unlimited array of themes. up to date and improved, the 10th variation includes abbreviations, acronyms, appellations, contractions, numbered abbreviations and different brief varieties from computing, excessive know-how, technology, and a wide variety of alternative fields, interests, teams, and naturally, govt and the army. Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th version, can be the prepared reference for invaluable info on such assorted themes as computing device jargon, earthquake info, English grammar and utilization, overseas conversions, scientific terminology, marriage ceremony anniversaries, Zip coding, and extra. it's a present, simply available source for finding one of the most elusive and complicated components of our language. when you've got the Abbreviations Dictionary in your shelf, you won't desire the other reference for brief kinds or abbreviations.See what is new within the 10th Edition:15, 000 new referencesTwo thoroughly new sectionsExpanded and up-to-date sections resembling BafflegabDivulged, Eponyms, Nicknames and Geographical Names, and Symbols-including Emoticons

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S. S. B. a r t i u m b a c c a l u re u s (Latin—Bachelor of Arts) A/B Aid to the Blind; Airman Basic A & B Antigua & Barbuda AB Analecta Biblica; Army Book; Asia Business A/B Aktiebolag (Swedish— limited company) AB-47 Agusta-Bell three-place utility helicopter AB-204 Agusta-Bell gunship twin-engine helicopter AB-205 Agusta-Bell ten-place troop-transport helicopter AB-206 Agusta-Bell five-seat turbine-powered helicopter aba adrenergic blocking agent; antibacterial activity ab-a abampere ABA Aaron Burr Association; Air Brake Association; American Badminton Association; American Bakers Association; American Bamboo Association; American Bandmasters Association; American Bankers Association; American Bar Association; American Beauty Association; American Bell Association; American Berkshire Association; American Billiard Association; American Birding Association; American Bison Association; American Booksellers Association; American Bowhunters Association; American Brazilian Association; American-British-Australian; American Broadcasting Authority; American Buddhist Association; American Bus Association; Annual Budget Authorization; Australian Badminton Association; Aus- 9003_Frame_A Page 14 Tuesday, January 9, 2001 4:18 PM ABAA tralian Bankers Association; Australian Biotechnology Association; Australian Booksellers Association; Australian Boomerang Association; Australian Bowhunters Association; Australian Bridge Association; Ayrshire Breeders Association ABAA Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America ab ab.

S. S. B. a r t i u m b a c c a l u re u s (Latin—Bachelor of Arts) A/B Aid to the Blind; Airman Basic A & B Antigua & Barbuda AB Analecta Biblica; Army Book; Asia Business A/B Aktiebolag (Swedish— limited company) AB-47 Agusta-Bell three-place utility helicopter AB-204 Agusta-Bell gunship twin-engine helicopter AB-205 Agusta-Bell ten-place troop-transport helicopter AB-206 Agusta-Bell five-seat turbine-powered helicopter aba adrenergic blocking agent; antibacterial activity ab-a abampere ABA Aaron Burr Association; Air Brake Association; American Badminton Association; American Bakers Association; American Bamboo Association; American Bandmasters Association; American Bankers Association; American Bar Association; American Beauty Association; American Bell Association; American Berkshire Association; American Billiard Association; American Birding Association; American Bison Association; American Booksellers Association; American Bowhunters Association; American Brazilian Association; American-British-Australian; American Broadcasting Authority; American Buddhist Association; American Bus Association; Annual Budget Authorization; Australian Badminton Association; Aus- 9003_Frame_A Page 14 Tuesday, January 9, 2001 4:18 PM ABAA tralian Bankers Association; Australian Biotechnology Association; Australian Booksellers Association; Australian Boomerang Association; Australian Bowhunters Association; Australian Bridge Association; Ayrshire Breeders Association ABAA Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America ab ab.

Ab aeterno (Latin—until eternity) ABAFA Association of British Adoption and Fostering Agencies ABAG Association of Bay Area Governments (San Francisco) A-bahn Autobahn (German— superhighway) ABAI American Bell Association International; American Boiler and Affiliated Industries ABAJ Antiquarian Booksellers Association of Japan ABAJ American Bar Association Journal ABAK Association di Biblioteka i Archivo di Korsow (Papiamento—Association of Libraries and Archives of Curaçao) abamp absolute ampere (10 amperes) ABANA Artist-Blacksmiths’ Association of North America aband abandoned abandt abandonment ABAO Asociación Bilbaina de Amigos de la Opera (Spanish—Bilbaoan Association of Friends of the Opera) abap antibody against panel 14 ABAR Advanced Battery Acquisition Radar; Alternate Battery Acquisition Radar ABARE Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics ABAS American Board of Abdominal Surgeons; Australian Buying Advisory Service abat abattoir a batt a battuta (Italian—by the beat) —musical term ABATU Advance Base Air Task Unit; Advance Base Aviation Training Unit ABAUSA Amateur Basketball Association of the United States of America abb ablating blunt body abb abbassamento (Italian— abatement, decline, diminution, fall of temperature, lowering, subsiding); abbonamento (Italian— subscription); abbuono (Italian—allowance, bonus, discount) Abb Abbess; Abbey; Abbot Abb Abbildung (German—illustration) Abb.

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