Re: Std. Abbreviations

Subject: Re: Std. Abbreviations
From: Jo Baer <jbaer -at- mailbox1 -dot- tcfbank -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2001 11:35:08 -0600

> A teensy weensy note in the STC magazine InterCom alerted me to http://www.onelook.com, which is a compilation of over 600 dictionaries. I use the site often. Use the Browse Dictionaries option to look through their links; use the More Dictionaries option to find a list of other dictionary lists, word resources, etc.

> The site points to dictionaries ranging from the standard to the extremely specialized, if not somewhat bizarre. Among the listings are http://www.ucc.ie/info/net/acronyms/index.html, which is described as an abbreviation and acronym dictionary, and http://www.AcronymFinder.com/, an acronym finder.

Jo

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> Susan Gallagher wrote:
> Does anyone know of a good list of standard abbreviations, preferably online. My web search yields all kinds of specialized acronym and abbreviation lists, from chemical terms to military acronyms to abbreviations used in medicine and electronics. I've
> even found a list of abbreviations that are likely to be read/heard by brain tumor patients. <sigh>
>
> But I'm looking for something more general --something for a programming team to use when naming variables to standardize abbreviations for "number", "package", "manager", etc. I'm trying to keep a multi-lingual team from getting too creative. ;-





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