Acronym Wikipedia

Acronym - Wikipedia.

An acronym is a word or name formed from the initial components of a longer name or phrase. Acronyms are usually formed from the initial letters of words, as in NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), but sometimes use syllables, as in Benelux (short for Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg).They can also be a mixture, as in radar (RAdio Detection And Ranging)..

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Infrastructure as code - Wikipedia.

Infrastructure as code (IaC) is the process of managing and provisioning computer data centers through machine-readable definition files, rather than physical hardware configuration or interactive configuration tools. The IT infrastructure managed by this process comprises both physical equipment, such as bare-metal servers, as well as virtual machines, and associated ....

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Non-fungible token - Wikipedia.

Digital art is a common use case for NFTs. High-profile auctions of NFTs linked to digital art have received considerable public attention. The work entitled Merge by artist Pak was the most expensive NFT, with an auction price of US$91.8 million and Everydays: the First 5000 Days, by artist Mike Winkelmann (known professionally as Beeple) the second most expensive at ....

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NEET - Wikipedia.

NEET, an acronym for "Not in Education, Employment, or Training", refers to a person who is unemployed and not receiving an education or vocational training.The classification originated in the United Kingdom in the late 1990s, and its use has spread, in varying degrees, to other countries and regions, including Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Canada, and the United ....

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Akronym – Wikipedia.

Fur den Begriff Akronym gibt es zwei konkurrierende Definitionen: . Den grossen Worterbuchern des Deutschen zufolge, z. B. Duden und das Deutsche Worterbuch von Wahrig, ist ein Akronym ein Kurzwort, das aus den Anfangsbuchstaben mehrerer Worter zusammengesetzt ist, wobei EDV (elektronische Datenverarbeitung) als Beispiel genannt wird. ADAC, PC und TUV sind demnach ....

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Trappists - Wikipedia.

The Trappists, officially known as the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Latin: Ordo Cisterciensis Strictioris Observantiae, abbreviated as OCSO) and originally named the Order of Reformed Cistercians of Our Lady of La Trappe, are a Catholic religious order of cloistered monastics that branched off from the Cistercians.They follow the Rule of Saint Benedict and ....

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Cloud computing - Wikipedia.

Cloud computing is the on-demand availability of computer system resources, especially data storage (cloud storage) and computing power, without direct active management by the user. Large clouds often have functions distributed over multiple locations, each location being a data center.Cloud computing relies on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and typically ....

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Fresh Off the Boat - Wikipedia.

Fresh Off the Boat is an American sitcom television series created by Nahnatchka Khan and produced by 20th Century Fox Television for ABC.It is loosely inspired by the life of chef and food personality Eddie Huang and his 2013 autobiography of the same name; Huang also executive produced the series and narrated its first season.Depicting the life of a Taiwanese-American ....

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Raid - Wikipedia.

Attack. Raid (military), a sudden attack behind the enemy's lines without the intention of holding ground Corporate raid, a type of hostile takeover in business; Panty raid, a prankish raid by male college students on the living quarters of female students to steal panties as trophies; Police raid, a police action involving the entering of a house with the intent to capture personnel or ....

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Backronym - Wikipedia.

A backronym is an acronym formed from an already existing word by expanding its letters into the words of a phrase. Backronyms may be invented with either serious or humorous intent, or they may be a type of false etymology or folk etymology.The word is a blend of back and acronym.. An acronym is a word derived from the initial letters of the words of a phrase, such radar from ....

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CMS - Wikipedia.

Computing. Call management system; CMS-2 (programming language), used by the United States Navy Code Morphing Software, a technology used by Transmeta; Collection management system for a museum collection; Color management system, a system for computers to control the representation of colors; Concurrent mark sweep collector, a garbage collector in the Oracle ....

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AT&T - Wikipedia.

AT&T was founded as Bell Telephone Company by Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Watson and Gardiner Greene Hubbard after Bell's patenting of the telephone in 1875. By 1881, Bell Telephone Company had become the American Bell Telephone Company. One of its subsidiaries was the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), established in 1885. On December 30, ....

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Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Abbreviations.

Use sourceable abbreviations. Avoid making up new abbreviations, especially acronyms. For example, "International Feline Federation" is good as a translation of Federation Internationale Feline, but neither the anglicisation nor the reduction IFF is used by the organisation; use the original name and its official abbreviation, FIFe.If it is necessary to abbreviate in small spaces ....

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pip (package manager) - Wikipedia.

History. First introduced as pyinstall in 2008 by Ian Bicking (the creator of the virtualenv package) as an alternative to easy_install, pip was chosen as the new name from one of several suggestions that the creator received on his blog post. According to Bicking himself, the name is a recursive acronym for "Pip Installs Packages". In 2011, the Python Packaging Authority ....

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Don't repeat yourself - Wikipedia.

Alternatives WET. The opposing view to DRY is called WET, a backronym commonly taken to stand for "write everything twice" (alternatively "write every time", "we enjoy typing" or "waste everyone's time"). WET solutions are common in multi-tiered architectures where a developer may be tasked with, for example, adding a comment field on a form in a web application..

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List of computing and IT abbreviations - Wikipedia.

HA--High availability; HAL--Hardware Abstraction Layer; HARD--HTML Application Rapid Development; HASP--Houston Automatic Spooling Priority; HBA--Host Bus Adapter; HCI--Human--Computer Interaction; HD--High Density; HDD--Hard Disk Drive; HCL--Hardware Compatibility List; HD DVD--High Definition DVD; HDL--Hardware Description Language; ....

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Subaru BRAT - Wikipedia.

Subaru BRAT / Brumby / MV Pickup. The Subaru BRAT an acronym for "Bi-drive Recreational All-terrain Transporter", was a light-duty, four-wheel drive coupe utility, version of the Subaru Leone originally introduced in 1977. The BRAT was developed directly from the company's four-wheel drive station wagon model and was first introduced as a 1978 model - following the concept ....

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Snafu - Wikipedia.

Military. SNAFU ("Situation Normal: All Fucked/Fouled Up"), a slang expression of US military origin; Merriell Shelton (1922-1993), nicknamed "Snafu", a US Marine portrayed in the 2010 TV miniseries The Pacific; Private Snafu, a character from US World War II instructional cartoons; SNAFU Principle, "Communication is only possible between equals"; The SNAFU Special [], a ....

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ASA - Wikipedia.

Biology and medicine. Accessible surface area of a biomolecule, accessible to a solvent; Acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin; Advanced surface ablation, refractive eye surgery; Anterior spinal artery, the blood vessel which supplies the anterior portion of the spinal cord; Antisperm antibodies, antibodies against sperm antigens; Argininosuccinic aciduria, a disorder of the urea ....

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Pow wow - Wikipedia.

A pow wow is often set up as a series of large circles. The center circle is the dance arena, outside of which is a larger circle consisting of the MC's table, drum groups, and sitting areas for dancers and their families.Beyond these two circles for participants is an area for spectators, while outside of all are designated areas with vendor's booths, where one can buy food (including ....

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Garbage in, garbage out - Wikipedia.

The term may have been derived from last-in, first-out (LIFO) or first-in, first-out (FIFO).. Uses. This phrase can be used as an explanation for the poor quality of a digitized audio or video file. Although digitizing can be the first step in cleaning up a signal, it does not, by itself, improve the quality. Defects in the original analog signal will be faithfully recorded, but might be ....

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Fannie Mae - Wikipedia.

The Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA), commonly known as Fannie Mae, is a United States government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) and, since 1968, a publicly traded company.Founded in 1938 during the Great Depression as part of the New Deal, the corporation's purpose is to expand the secondary mortgage market by securitizing mortgage loans in the ....

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