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By Dean A. Stahl,Karen Landen

Abbreviations, nicknames, jargon, and different brief varieties shop time, area, and energy - supplied they're understood. millions of latest and probably 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 desktops. the web has grown into info principal, shopping center, and supermarket all rolled into one. electronic mail is quicker than snail mail, cellphones are swifter but - and it's all performed 24/7.

Longtime and common use of convinced abbreviations, akin to R.S.V.P., has made them larger understood status on my own than spelled out. definitely we're more well-off announcing DNA than deoxyribonucleic acid - yet what number of people at the present time particularly keep in mind what the initials stand for? The Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation promises 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 keeps the culture of accuracy and comprehensiveness that has made it a vintage. It is still the overseas sourcebook for finding elusive or normal details on an unlimited array of subject matters. up-to-date and extended, the 10th variation comprises abbreviations, acronyms, appellations, contractions, numbered abbreviations and different brief varieties from computing, excessive expertise, technological know-how, and a extensive diversity of alternative fields, pursuits, teams, and naturally, govt and the army.

Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation, can also be the prepared reference for precious info on such assorted issues as laptop jargon, earthquake facts, English grammar and utilization, overseas conversions, scientific terminology, marriage ceremony anniversaries, Zip coding, and extra. it's a present, simply obtainable source for finding the most elusive and complicated parts of our language. when you've got the Abbreviations Dictionary in your shelf, you won't desire the other reference for brief varieties or abbreviations.

See what is new within the 10th Edition:

  • 15, 000 new references
  • Two thoroughly new sections
  • Expanded and up-to-date sections similar to BafflegabDivulged, Eponyms, Nicknames and Geographical Names, and Symbols-including Emoticons
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