Acronyms & Abbreviations

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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)

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"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' is also capital for degrees Celsius / Centigrade.

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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 dogfeatured 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, K6 or K-6 may be:

  • K6 (Mountain) mountain in Pakistan
  • AMD K6, a computer microprocessor
  • Bravo Air Congo IATA code
  • Sonata in C for Keyboard and Violin (Mozart) was the sixth work by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart according to the Köchel catalogue
  • K-6 (Kansas highway), a state highway in Kansas
  • K-6 represents the grades which are traditionally grouped together in American elementary schools; formerly Kindergarten through to sixth grade
  • K6 HMG, a 12.7mm heavy machine gun of South Korea
  • Ka 6 glider manufactured by Alexander Schleicher GmbH & Co, Germany.
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What is the full form of chef?

It derives from 'chef de cuisine' which means chief of the kitchen.

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Mobile Phones
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SMS and Texting

What does WYD mean in texting?

WYD is the abbreviation for 'What you doing' when texting.

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NASA

What is the full form of NASA?

It's National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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Mobile Phones

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 they may provide a useful mnemonic for recalling the code during times of stress.

Stations hearing this distress call were to immediately cease handling traffic until the emergency was over and were likewise bound to answer the distress signal.

Another thing to note is that when sent correctly SOS is not the three letters "S O S", but only one character consisting of 9 pulses.

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Medical Terminology

What does the medical abbreviation HPI mean?

HPI stands for "History of Present Illness"

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What is the full form of DRIVER?

The letters in driver stand for: D=Discipline. R=Respect. I=Intelligent. V=Vision.E=Efficient.R=Responsibility.

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Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings
Personification

What is full form of security?

Full form of Security is:

S-Sensible

E-Efficient in work

C-Claver

U-Understant

R-Regular

I-Intelligent

T-Talent

Y-Yield management

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Computers

What is the full form of PDA computer?

Personal Digital Assistant is the full form of PDA computer.

PDA is an abbreviation for public display of affection, as when a couple makes out in public. PDA can also stand for personal digital assistant, a kind of handheld computer … that smartphones made mostly obsolete.

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Allegory and Simile

What other words mean clean?

The words sanitary, hygienic, and uncontaminated mean clean.

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Twitter

What does 'opf' mean in Twitter context?

This isn't a specific Twitter abbreviation. It's likely that it stands for various organizations or they screwed up on say of and accidentally put in an p.

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Sentence and Word Structure

What is another word you can use instead of but?

however, though, although, yet,

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What does FOB loyalty stand for?

Foward Operating Base Loyalty - an operating base on the east side of Baghdad in 9-Nissan, South of Sadr City

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Roman Numerals

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.

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ITERATION is most similar in meaning to?

Repeat

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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.

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What is the full form of PSI in police Department?

police sub inspector

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Why is lb used as an abbreviation for pound?

Lb. is after a word in Latin, which is “Libra” meaning scales, or balances.

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What is the full form of 'ISDN'?

integrated service digital network

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Domain Names
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Websites

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.

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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, where it was previously only used (and paid for) by government (.gov), military (.mil), or educational (.edu) users. Non-commercial groups were also authorized under the .org top-level domain.
If by com you mean the ane of a URL like google.com, it means company. Commercial organization
".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.

While .com is the most common of all domain suffixes, .net and .org are also popular. ".net" stands for "network," while ".org" stands for "organization." Again, these domains can be registered by anyone regardless of their intended use. For more information on domain suffixes, including those from countries around the world
communication
having .com at the end of a URL means that it is either a communications or commercial website.
On the Internet, the .com you see after websites and email addresses stands for "commercial". The .net you may see stands for "network". And the .org you may see stands for "organization". Hoped that answered your question!
".com" is a commercial Internet Top Level Domain (TLD). This is an open TLD, meaning that any person or entity is permitted to register.
Merely an address for the web page.
Acording to reliable sources, dot com stands for commercial, dot gov stands for government, dot edu is for education, dot ro is for Romania. The list goes on.
General communication or commerce, a basically informational website, as opposed to .org, the official website of an organization, or .edu, the official web domain of a university.
Commercial.
Com stands for commercial. this extension is used for websites related to Commercial interest. For more information on Websites visit this link- http://www.webindiamaster.com

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Cable Television

What is full form of CTI?

computer telephony integration

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Medical Terminology

What does the medical abbreviation TOD mean?

Most commonly, TOD stands for target organ damage. In medication dosage terms, it means twice oral daily. It can also mean Time of Death

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ESPN

What does ESPN stand for?

Originally an abbreviation for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network.

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What is the full meaning of plcc?

Plastic leadless Chip Carrier

PLCC stands from Plastic Leadless Chip Carrier

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