Ranging from ABS and BSE to OFLOT and ZEBRA this dictionary contains over 20,000 abbreviations and 36,000 definitions. It includes a substantial section of appendices of symbols. In a world of rapidly proliferating abbreviations and acronyms it should be valuable both at home and in the office.
Ranging from ABS and BSE to OFLOT and ZEBRA this is a comprehensive dictionary of abbreviations. It also includes a substantial section of appendices of symbols. In a world of rapidly proliferating abbreviations and acronyms this should be valuable both at home and in the office. Included are: Over 20,000 abbreviations and 36,000 definitions; abbreviations of every type - acronyms (NATO), initalisms (CRC), shortenings (Sun. for Sunday), and symbols and signs (A4); business, scientific, and technical abbreviations; full international coverage; and appendices of graphic symbols, including music and science symbols, hallmarks, and weather symbols.
For this new edition over 1700 new headwords and senses have been added: organizations and pressure groups (e.g. CSA, PETA); terms used in adverts (e.g. GSOH, OIEO); technology (e.g. DTV); computers and the internet (e.g. CGI, WWW); medicine (e.g. ATLS, ddI); government, business and finance (e.g. AIM, SAR).
Dictionary of Abbreviations by OUP
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