acronym

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device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus Aqua-Lung , aqualung , scuba
popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use BASIC
couple who both have careers and no children (an acronym for dual income no kids) DINK
acronym for emissions of light and very low frequency perturbations due to electromagnetic pulse sources; extremely bright extremely short (less than a msec) electrical flashes forming a huge ring (up to 400 km diameter) in the ionosphere elves
younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party GOP , Republican Party
acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an optical device that produces an intense monochromatic beam of coherent light laser , optical maser
acronym for microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an amplifier that works on the same principle as a laser and emits coherent microwave radiation maser
device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall mnemonic
someone who objects to siting something in their own neighborhood but does not object to it being sited elsewhere; an acronym for not in my backyard NIMBY
acronym for pedestrian light control; a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights that are controlled by pedestrians pelican crossing
acronym often used by soldiers in World War II: situation normal all fucked up snafu
acronym for a social class WASP
telephone line;long distance service at fixed rates for fixed zones; an acronym for wide area telephone service WATS , WATS line
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