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New acronyms and initialisms

1975 supplement to Acronyms and initialisms dictionary

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ellen T. Crowley.
ContributionsCrowley, Ellen T.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22271699M
ISBN 100810305011

Initialisms vs. Acronyms vs. Abbreviations. You’ve now walked into the fun world of abbreviations. In short: An abbreviation is when a phrase or word is shortened to a word or letters.. It could be abbreviated into one sound like “Rom.” for Romeo and , it could be shortened to its first letters like NRA for the National Rifle Association. Abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms are the result of some form of reduction of the phonological shape or orthographic representation of one or more words. Although “abbreviation” is sometimes used as a cover term for any kind of reduction of an existing word or phrase, strictly speaking, abbreviations are purely graphical shortenings.

Writers Write shares writing resources and writing tips. In this post, we look at abbreviations, acronyms. and initialisms. An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase. Sometimes, we call them acronyms and initialisms. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initialisms. An abbreviation is not pronounced as it is written. This alphabetical listing of library acronyms and initialisms includes: ALA unit, division, office, roundtable and committee acronyms and initialisms ALA unit publications known by acronyms Acronyms for other library and related organizations Abbreviations commonly used in library literature (e.g. AACR) For additional terms not contained here, please see one of the following .

As anyone who edits (or writes) non-fiction knows, few things are as frustratingly difficult to keep straight as acronyms and initialisms. Two weeks ago, TEC editor Ronnie Morris broke down the difference between, and history and uses of, acronyms and initialisms. Most people know what an acronym is. But few are as familiar with term initialism, or of an important distinction between the two.. An acronym is an initial abbreviation that can be pronounced as a word, such as NASA or term is also used to refer to a series of initials pronounced individually, such as FBI or TGIF, but the technical term is initialism.


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The Chicago Manual of Style’ s rule () says, “Names of diseases, syndromes, diagnostic procedures, anatomical parts, and the like are lowercased, except for proper names forming part of the term.

Acronyms and initialisms are capitalized.” Examples: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS. computed tomography or CT. New Acronyms, Initialisms and Abbreviations: 2 [Bonk, Mary Rose] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. New Acronyms, Initialisms and Abbreviations: 2. : Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary (Acronyms Intialisms and Abbreviations Dictionary, 28th ed) (): Bonk, Mary Rose, Dear Author: Mary Rose Bonk.

Add tags for "New acronyms and initialisms; supplement to Acronyms and initialisms dictionary. A guide to alphabetic designations, contractions, acronyms, initialisms, and similar condensed appellations.". Be the first. OCLC Number: Notes: "Cumulates the supplement." Description: xvii, pages 22 cm: Other Titles: Acronyms and initialisms dictionary.

Responsibility. Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations Dictionary, 9th Edition. // Marketing News;2/1/, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p The article reviews the book "Acronyms, Initialisms and Abbreviations Dictionary," 9th edition, edited by Ellen T. Crowley and Helen E. Sheppard.

REVERSE ACRONYMS, INITIALISMS, & ABBREVIATIONS DICTIONARY (Book). Both acronyms and initialisms New acronyms and initialisms book abbreviations, but there is a key difference between the two, at least at present. Due to rampant misuse of the term “acronym” some dictionaries are now starting to add an extra definition to it, allowing acronyms to expand their scope to include initialisms.

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Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Below is the uncorrected machine-read text. This is the nomenclature preferred by many abbreviation-watchers, including the creators of the “Acronyms, Initialisms and Abbreviations Dictionary,” first published in Browse and search thousands of Abbreviations that start with OF in our comprehensive reference resource.

Pseudo-acronyms also frequently develop as "orphan initialisms"; an existing acronym is redefined as a non-acronymous name, severing its link to its previous meaning.

[72] [73] For example, the letters of the " SAT ", a US college entrance test originally dubbed "Scholastic Aptitude Test," no longer officially stand for anything. Suggested Citation:"Appendix C - Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Initialisms."National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Security A Physical Security Primer for Transportation Agencies. Introduction: Given the common use of acronyms and initialisms in the health sciences, searchers may be entering these abbreviated terms rather than full phrases when searching online systems. The purpose of this study is to evaluate how various MEDLINE Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) interfaces map acronyms and initialisms to the MeSH by: Buy New Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations: A Guide to Acronyms, Initialism, Abbreviations, Contractions, Alphabetic Symbols, and Similar Condensed A (NEW ACRONYMS, INITIALISMS AND ABBREVIATIONS) 19 by Mossman, Jennifer (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. This is a list of geographic acronyms and ms are abbreviations formed by the initial letter or letters of the words that make up a multi-word term. Other names have been formed from the initials of multiple people, geographic names, or ordinary words.

The main difference between the two is that, in the latter group, the names can be ordered in whatever way is. This is a quiz on abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms. Mark the answer you think is correct. Good luck!4/5. Acronyms, contractions, and initialisms are special forms of abbreviations comprising the initial letters or other parts of several words that constitute a term.

Initialisms, on the other hand, are made up (usually) of the first letters of a group of words, but the key difference between an initialism and an acronym is that they do not form a whole new word (as above with radar, laser and scuba).

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Well, yes it is an error, because initialisms aren’t acronyms. If you don’t want to call initialisms ‘initalisms’ (for the very good reason that you don’t think your readers will know the term), then call them ‘abbreviations’ instead. That may be less precise, but at least it’s not incorrect.

ApK on Janu am. But let's back up. Any shortened form of a word is an abbreviation, for example, "etc." for "etcetera" and "Oct." for "October;" but acronyms are special kinds of abbreviations that can be pronounced as words, such as "NASA" (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and "OPEC" (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries).Abbreviations, acronyms and initialisms.

Back to the style guide menu. Ampersands; No need for full stops – eg, ie, FTSE, IRS and so on. (Although we’re actually not that keen on the first two.) If the short version’s more familiar than the full one, like .