Abbreviations

Abbreviations, Acronyms and Terminology in the World of Learning English

Once you have started out to teach TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) lessons or if you are simply interested in the basics, you will encounter important terms that are usually abbreviated. These terms are essential when you want to communicate with your trainer and teacher associates. Teaching English as a second language has its own...
Jan 14, 2015 |

When Choosing a Domain Name Avoid Abbreviations

Of course if you've been doing your homework on choosing domain names you've come across numerous people advocating a short, one-word domain name. By now, after wasted hours feeding words into a domain search box, you've discovered there are almost none left--at least as dot-coms. What are you to do? You've been told repeatedly that where domain...
Dec 23, 2014 |

Summary of Common Abbreviations in CCTV Security Surveillance Cameras With OSD (on Screen Displays)

NIGHT TIME FEATURES AGC: Automatic Gain Control This allows the CCTV camera to increase the video image quality in low light conditions. This provides a better effect and brighter picture quality in poor light or night time conditions.
Dec 23, 2014 |

Abbreviations and How to Write Them

Abbreviations are shortened forms of words or short words made up of groups of letters. Their purpose is to provide readily-understandable substitutes for clusters of words and so aid the reading effort. However, to the confusion of readers, there are very few abbreviations whose form has been standardized internationally.
Dec 23, 2014 |

Understanding Auto Repair Abbreviations

Like any specialized field, auto repair has its own unique set of abbreviations. Used by professionals, the abbreviations can seem to create a completely different language. This can be frustrating for car owners who may not understand what's being said and who find themselves too embarrassed to ask questions on their meaning.
Dec 23, 2014 |

Common Abbreviations and Definitions for Car Monitors and Auto Electronics

A quick guide for beginners to the common abbreviations associated with car monitors or auto electronics entertainment systems. The so called car DVD monitor system has gained incredible popularity mainly due to enthusiasts of "car modding" or "suped cars" - so as you might expect with anything that combines hobbyist enthusiasts with cool...
Dec 23, 2014 |

Computer Acronyms iOS App

Computer Acronyms Dictionary app contains more than 120,000 computing and IT acronyms and abbreviations.
Feb 24, 2017 |

Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary by Farlex

Acronyms and Abbreviations Dictionary by Farlex is a free app that gives you instant access to the meanings of more than 1 million acronyms and abbreviations from multiple fields and industries, including medical acronyms, military acronyms, texting abbreviations, and more. Sort by these categories to quickly find any acronym definition:...
Feb 24, 2017 |

The Computer and Information Science and Technology Abbreviations and Acronyms Dictionary

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Feb 24, 2017 |

Freeport Indonesia says giant copper mine running as normal despite strike

Operations at the world's No.2 copper mine in Indonesia are "running as normal", a spokesman for the local unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc said, despite thousands of workers extending a strike for... Read More

Freeport Indonesia workers to extend strike for a month -union

Thousands of mine workers at the Indonesian unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc will extend their strike for another month to protest against layoffs, a union official said on Wednesday. Up to 6,000... Read More

Hess Stock Surging After Company Initiates Development of Massive Oil Discovery

The company surged nearly 4% in premarket trading Friday on rising oil prices and news it will initiate the first phase of development of the Liza Field in offshore Guyana. Read More

Keep Your Fruit Salad Fresh!

Cut-up fruit is a tasty and convenient way to get more produce in your diet – but it can turn brown in seconds. ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork has an easy, and tasty, way to keep your salad at its... Read More

Is Whole-Milk Yogurt a Whole Lot Better?

Stroll through the dairy aisle of your grocery store and you may notice that fat is back—at least in the yogurt case. Although low-fat and nonfat yogurts still dominate the dairy aisle, according... Read More

How to Make an Edible Matcha Smoothie Mask

This matcha smoothie mask contains powerful antioxidants that can help prevent wrinkles and keep skin smooth and youthful. Watch the video for the recipe that you can slather on your face or sip in... Read More

'Transformers: The Last Knight': That Baffling End-Credits Scene Explained (Spoilers!)

While Michael Bay has lately claimed that this is his final go-round with the robots-in-disguise franchise, a credit-sequence stinger suggests that Optimus Prime has yet another battle looming on... Read More

David Oyelowo Talks 'A United Kingdom,' #OscarSoWhite, and Why He Seeks Out Female Directors

David Oyelowo is one of the most insightful ambassadors for inclusion in the film industry. As he was breaking through in Selma, the Oxford native born to Nigerian parents was in the lengthy... Read More

‘Wonder Woman’ Partners With Hello Kitty in Japan

Promotion marks first time Hello Kitty — in red, blue, and gold detailing, knee-high boots, with Lasso of Truth — has partnered on a major Hollywood film Read More

Buoyant Trump spouts boasts, proposals — and falsehoods — at Iowa rally

President Trump recapped his campaign's greatest hits and offered new policy ideas as well as blatant misstatements during a rally Wednesday night in Iowa. Read More

Democratic congressman: Our ‘toxic’ brand under Pelosi makes it hard to win

Rep. Tim Ryan says the party’s “toxic” brand under House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is making it difficult for Dems to connect with voters. Read More

Trump fumes on Twitter after ex-Homeland Security chief testifies about Russian cyberattacks

Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson testifies about Russian meddling in the 2016 election before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill June 21, 2017. President Trump... Read More

An epic case of medical fraud – and the agent who cracked it

In December 2009, the Iowa Republican demanded to know how a Miami psychiatrist was writing more than 96,000 prescriptions for Medicaid patients. Health-care fraud costs the US government and... Read More

Clues from Georgia on Democrats' future

This was the special House race Democrats thought they could win. Clearly, anti-Trump energy alone isn’t enough to beat Republicans not named Trump. Not that Jon Ossoff, the Democrats’ young,... Read More

The law that has a soldier’s back

In March, the Trump administration threatened a preemptive strike on North Korean nuclear facilities. In April, it launched missiles against Syria for its use of chemical weapons. Like many... Read More