The whole session made me realise there is a whole 'EU' language out there, and when looking up Eurojargon on the internet, not surprisingly a list with hundreds and hundreds of abbreviations
are posted, a list which is ridiculously long and which EU residents may find hard to grasp.
ISMP's list of error-prone abbreviations
, symbols, and dose designations [Internet].
In what follows we compare the definitions of acronyms and abbreviations
as provided by dictionary and the definitions formulated by other authors.
Acronyms, however, are different from abbreviations
. They are 'words formed from the initial letters and are pronounced as they are spelled, not as separate letters', according to Oxford Dictionaries dot com.
They probably expect us radiologists to know all their terminology, including their abbreviations
The symbols and abbreviations
used in primary NAPLAN numeracy tests (ACARA, 2010), can be categorised into five different groups:
A period indicates that each letter represents a word separate from the words represented by other letters in the abbreviation
, and the period represents a strong pause or break.
An argument in favor of adopting the new Cambridge system for "Abbreviations
of Hemingway Works" as standard across Hemingway studies.
The new name comprises the widely known abbreviations
for the two central companies KS Kolbenschmidt and Pierburg that combined make up today's KSPG AG.
The purpose of research described in the current study to investigate on particular approach as a theoretical format of abbreviation
and acronym strategy which is an easy, simple, powerful, and applicable strategy for learners of the other languages.
Children have to understand the way the complete word is put together before they can write or understand an abbreviation
according to Dr Clare Wood, reading developmental psychology.
I have only about 1100 hours in my logbook, so I don't know all the abbreviations
your cute and clever writing contributors "commit." Every time I come across an unexplained abbreviation
, I feel like you're saying, "Every idiot knows these terms." If you call me an idiot too many times, I might just quit subscribing to your magazine.