For most middle-aged big-shots, the acronym LDL is a measure of cholesterol.
The acronym of the embodying League of the Common Fate is SOS.
Oh, SYAP,” says another student laconically, using the acronym for “See You at the Pole.
A word formed by combining the beginning letters of a name or phrase, as in WASP for white Anglo-Saxon Protestant, or by combining the initial syllables of a series of words, as in radar, which stands for radio detecting and ranging.
Note: Acronyms are often less clumsy than the complete expressions they represent and are easier to write and remember.