By Rosalind Fergusson
Abbreviations happen in each point of our day-by-day lives. a few became phrases of their personal correct, like radar and laser, and lots of are virtually by no means utilized in their complete shape (phone, MOT, DVD). Others, like cf., ibid. and viz., are frequently noticeable yet fewer and less folks comprehend what they stand for. hundreds of thousands extra belong to expert jargon, understood by way of insiders - TLAs (three-letter acronyms) equivalent to WAN or WAP and different acronyms resembling NIMBY and BOGOF. This new e-book offers reasons for over 8,000 entries, and covers the complete variety of topic parts together with legislations, computing, aviation, politics and medication, in addition to chemical symbols and txt msgs. From GDP to WHO and CPR to IMHO, this publication provide you with the that means of each abbreviation you ever puzzled approximately.
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District distr. 1. distribution 2. distributor div. 1. diversion 2. MATHEMATICS divide 3. FINANCE dividend 4. MATHEMATICS division 5. SOCIAL SCIENCES divorced DIY 1. ) 2. DOMESTIC the activity of doing repairs and alterations in the home yourself, especially as a hobby, instead of employing tradespeople to do the work. ) DJ 1. CLOTHING a man’s jacket without tails that is worn on formal occasions, especially in the evening. Full form dinner jacket 2. g. at a club or disco) or on a radio show. Full form disc jockey DJIA FINANCE Dow Jones Industrial Average dk 1.
COMPUTING data management system 2. MANAGEMENT Diploma in Management Studies DMSO a clear odourless liquid compound used as a solvent in medicine, to enable drugs to penetrate the skin. Full form dimethylsulphoxide DMU BUSINESS decision-making unit DMus MUSIC Doctor of Music DMZ MILITARY demilitarized zone D/N FINANCE debit note DNA 1. GENETICS a nucleic acid molecule in the form of a double helix (a twisted double strand) that is the major component of chromosomes and carries genetic information.
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Alphabet Soup by Rosalind Fergusson