Abbreviation
An abbreviation (from Latin brevis, meaning short) is a shortened form of a word or phrase. Usually, but not always, it consists of a letter or group of letters taken from the word or phrase. For exam...
Scribal abbreviation
Scribal abbreviations or sigla (singular: siglum or sigil) are the abbreviations used by ancient and medieval scribes writing in Latin, and later in Greek and Old Norse. Modern manuscript editing (sub...
Neologism
A neologism (/niːˈɒlədʒɪzəm/; from Greek νέο- néo-, "new" and λόγος lógos, "speech, utterance") is the name for a newly coined term, word, or phrase that may be in the process of entering common use, ...
Acronym
An acronym is an abbreviation formed from the initial components in a phrase or a word. Usually these components are individual letters (as in NATO or laser) or parts of words or names (as in Benelux...
BRD (Germany)
BRD (eng.: "FRG") was an unofficial Cold War-era abbreviation for the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland). It is now uncommon, but was used consistently by the German ...
B. australis
B. australis may refer to:
N/a
n/a or N/A is a common abbreviation in tables and lists for not applicable, not available or no answer. It is used to indicate when information in a certain table cell is not provided, either because ...
B. andrewi
B. andrewi may refer to:
Nomina sacra
Nomina sacra (singular: nomen sacrum) means "sacred names" in Latin, and is used to refer to the tradition of abbreviated writing of several frequently occurring divine names or titles in early Holy S...
Acronyms in the Philippines
Acronyms are popular in the Philippines. It is widely used in the different sectors of the Philippine society. Often, due to long full names of the institutions in the Philippines, acronyms are then u...
Paleography
Palaeography (UK) or paleography (US; ultimately from Greek: παλαιός, palaiós, "old", and γράφειν, graphein, "to write") is the study of ancient and historical handwriting (that is to say, of the form...
List of acronyms: U
This list contains acronyms, initialisms, and pseudo-blends  that begin with the letter U. For the purposes of this list:(Main list of acronyms)
List of acronyms: T
This list contains acronyms, initialisms, and pseudo-blends  that begin with the letter T. For the purposes of this list:(Main list of acronyms)
FERT
FERT, the motto of the Royal House of Italy, the House of Savoy, was adopted by King Vittorio Amedeo II (1666–1732).It appeared for the first time on the collar of the Supreme Order of the Most ...
Idem
Id. (masculine and neuter) and ead. (feminine) (Latin, short for idem and eadem, "the same") denote the previously cited source (compare ibid.). Id. is particularly used in legal citations. They are a...
Three-letter acronym
A three-letter acronym, three-letter abbreviation, or TLA is an abbreviation, specifically an acronym, alphabetism, or initialism, consisting of three letters. These are usually the initial letters of...
Psc (British Army)
PSC stands for passed staff college. These are the initials which appear in the service lists denoting that a British, Bangladeshi, Indian, Sri Lankan or Pakistani Army officer has attended the Staff ...
B. arvensis
B. arvensis may refer to:
B. asiatica
B. asiatica may refer to:
Viz.
Viz. (also rendered viz without a full stop) and the adverb videlicet (/wɪˈdeɪlɪˌkɛt/ or anglicized as /vɪˈdɛlɪˌkɛt/) are used as synonyms for "namely", "that is to say", and "as follows".
Viz. i...
G.I. (military)
G.I. is a noun used to describe the soldiers of the United States Army and airmen of the United States Army Air Forces — and occasionally for U.S. Marines and shorebound sailors — and also for general...
B. balansae
B. balansae may refer to:
B. andrewsi
B. andrewsi may refer to:
Acronym Finder
Acronym Finder is an online database of abbreviations (acronyms, initialisms, and otherwise) and their meanings. It includes over 900,000 human-edited and verified definitions, many of them related to...
Ship prefix
A ship prefix is a combination of letters, usually abbreviations, used in front of the name of a civilian or naval ship.Prefixes for civilian vessels may either identify the type of propulsion, such a...
List of acronyms: V
This list contains acronyms, initialisms, and pseudo-blends  that begin with the letter V. For the purposes of this list:(Main list of acronyms)
Ditloid
A ditloid is a type of word puzzle, in which a phrase, quotation, date, or fact must be deduced from the numbers and abbreviated letters in the clue. Common words such as 'the', 'in', 'a', 'an', 'of',...