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David-Jeremiah began with the pieces that include the abbreviations, the second of which expresses the same sentiment as the first, but rendered in Dallas slang.

Hovering your mouse over a particular flag brings up the identifying abbreviation of the metric name and the recorded timing in milliseconds.

Academic writing is usually jam-packed with sophisticated scientific concepts, but in recent decades studies have also become filled with endless acronyms and abbreviations.

A 2017 article in the Association for Psychological Science’s Observer, noted that the more abbreviations were explained and spelled out, the more interest readers had in the subject matter.

It’s a language full of abbreviations, initialisms, and acronyms.

Speaking of D.H. Lawrence, T.C. Boyle, another ye of the double abbreviation, might be the man who writes most like him today.

GTL (Jerseyan, n.)—the abbreviation for the guido way of life, which stands for gym, tanning, laundry.

The desert creeps at the rate of fingernails; the abbreviation for street is the same as that for saint.

I told him the abbreviation and he typed it into the computer, his face lighting up with epiphany before sending me on my way.

"Empey" is her pet name for him, an abbreviation of "Emperor;" and he likes to hear her say it.

As the word is now generally used it is an abbreviation of Pishu Huanu—Bird-dung.

Have we here no specimens of abbreviation; no allusion in the prologue to "omissis qu videbantur superflua?"

More probably the word is an abbreviation of Italian borghetto diminutive of borgo a “borough.”

Abbreviation Left hand up, while the R foot is moving and the L hopping.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abbreviation, such as: abridgement, abstract, abstraction, clipping, compendium, and compression.

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