Re: 3D or 3-D?

Subject: Re: 3D or 3-D?
From: Bill Bledsoe <bill -dot- bledsoe -at- CMS-STL -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 1997 16:03:39 -0500


here at CMS <shameless plug> world leader in 3-D Radiation Treatment
Planning Systems</shameless plug> we do 3-D and three-dimensional (and
2-D / two-dimensional respectively).

Emily Cotlier wrote:

> The author has these terms abbreviated as "2D" and "3D", and written
> in
> full as "2-Dimensional" and "3-Dimensional". Is this correct? If not,
> what
> do the readers of this list recommend to refer to a current
> technology? I
> feel that the abbreviation may be OK, but I am dubious about the full
> terms, especially with that inappropriate capitalization used
> constantly.
> None of my available style guides (all medical, of course) have
> anything
> about this term.

Bill Bledsoe
Senior Technical Writer - CMS
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