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Includes questions related to forming words using the first letters of names and words, such as IRS for the Internal Revenue Service; also includes shortened forms of various words, terms and phrases.
Asked in Acronyms & Abbreviations
What does 5c stand for?
The Iphone 5C is Iphone 5Colorful 5c can also stand for the number 500 ("c" is the Roman numeral for 100) or for 5 degrees Celsius (centigrade) +++ "5c" can not stand for any Roman numerals for three reasons. For a start you do not mix Arabic and Roman numerals like that - it would be nonsensical. Secondly, the Roman for 100 is capital "C", but thirdly, in the Roman scale, 5 is V, 50 is L and 500 is D. The 'C'...
If K-9 refers to a dog then what does K-6 mean?
'K-9' sounds like canine (ca-nine) and is used as an abbreviation for canine units in the police force in America and in some armies. It is also the name of the fictional robot dog featured in the four television programmes Doctor Who (1963-present), K-9 and company (1981), The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007-present) and K-9 (2009-present), and many books and other media associated with those shows. The nearest counterpart; a robot called Motoman K-6 is a real-life industrial welding robot manufactured by Welding Robots. Otherwise,...
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What is meaning of SOS?
It refers to the international distress signal in continuous wave (CW) radio. The Marconi Yearbook of Wireless Telegraphy and Telephony , 1918 states, "This signal [SOS] was adopted simply on account of its easy radiation and its unmistakable character. There is no special signification in the letter themselves, and it is entirely incorrect to put full stops between them [the letters]." All the popular interpretations of "SOS" -- "Save Our Ship," "Save Our Souls," or "Send Out Succor" -- are simply not accurate, although...
What does the letters d m c stand for?
Dozens of different things have the initials DMC. They can be used for roman numerals: D=500, M=1000, and C=100. DMC can mean Did mind coming, daily medical car, DeLorean Motor Company, Daimler Motor Company, Daelim Motor Company, Disaster Monitoring Constellation, among other things. In case your asking in terms of Twenty century (ok Twenty first too) DMC is an eary rap phrase or hip hop, refers to Disc Master of Ceremony. ...
What does RSVP mean?
R.S.V.P. stands for the French phrase, "répondez, s'il vous plaît," which literally translates to "respond if you please," or more simply, "please respond." The phrase is used in the sense of an invitation: the sender is asking for a reply indicating whether or not the invitee accepts the invitation, so the host or hostess knows how many guests to expect. ...
What does com as in .com often said as dot com stand for regarding URLs and domain names?
".com" is the most common and most recognized domain suffix. It stands for "commercial" and is used by mostly commercial websites. However, anyone who wants to register a domain name can register a name ending in .com, whether their site is going to be used for commercial purposes or not. YEAH BOY! dot-com represents a company that operates its business on the Internet using a URL that ends in `.com' (com means commercial). This was initially used when the internet was opened to commercial users,...