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By Dean A. Stahl,Karen Landen

Abbreviations, nicknames, jargon, and different brief types store time, area, and energy - supplied they're understood. millions of latest and almost certainly 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 computers. the web has grown into info primary, shopping center, and supermarket all rolled into one. electronic mail is quicker than snail mail, mobile phones are quicker but - and it's all performed 24/7.

Longtime and common use of sure abbreviations, comparable to R.S.V.P., has made them higher understood status by myself than spelled out. definitely we're more well-off announcing DNA than deoxyribonucleic acid - yet what number of people at the present time fairly be mindful what the initials stand for? The Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation delivers this and different info 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 continues to be the overseas sourcebook for finding elusive or normal details on an enormous array of themes. up-to-date and accelerated, the 10th version includes abbreviations, acronyms, appellations, contractions, numbered abbreviations and different brief varieties from computing, excessive know-how, technology, and a huge diversity of alternative fields, hobbies, teams, and naturally, govt and the army.

Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation, can also be the prepared reference for beneficial details on such various subject matters as desktop jargon, earthquake info, English grammar and utilization, overseas conversions, scientific terminology, marriage ceremony anniversaries, Zip coding, and extra. it's a present, simply available source for finding the most elusive and complicated parts of our language. if you have the Abbreviations Dictionary in your shelf, you won't want the other reference for brief types or abbreviations.

See what is new within the 10th Edition:

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