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Acronyms and abbreviations in English.

An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components of a phrase or a word, usually individual letters. There are no universal standards for the multiple names for such abbreviations or for their orthographic styling.


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There are 958 terms in this directory beginning with the letter A.
A
1. Advanced.
2. American.
3. Amplitude.
4. Application.
5. Architecture.
6. Area.
7. Association.
8. Apple.
9. Ape.
10. Ant.
11. Anteater.
12. Ann.
13. Archives.
14. Activism.
15. Agilent Technologies.
16. April.
17. Act.
18. Actor.
19. Adenine.
20. Adjective.
21. Autos.
22. Awesome.
23. Australian.
24. Animals.
25. Atom.
26. Art.
27. Alveolization.
28. Apron.
29. Against.
30. All lines.
31. ( a ) - Library (Object code).
32. ( a ) - (in dates) ante.

a (as a 1850)
ante, 'before', 'not later than'

A-GPS
Assisted Global Positioning System

A-LAN
Automobile Local Area Network

A-SIT
Austrian Security Information Technology center

a.
adjective

a. (in Etym.)
adoption of, adopted from

a.a.r.
against all risks

A.D
Anno Domini

A.D.
Anno Domini

a.k.a.
also known as (auch bekannt als)

a.m.
ante meridiem (before noon)

A.V
Authorized Version

A.V.
Authorized Version

A/C
1. account current
2. ( a/c ) - account

A/CL
Air Cleaner

a/d
after date (nach heute)

A/ELR
Automatic/Emergency locking Retractor

A/F
Air/Fuel ratio

a/o
account of (on behalf of)

A/PUR
engl. Air Purifier

a/r
1. against all risks (gegen alle Risiken).
2. all risks (alle Risiken).

A/Rest
engl. armrest

A/S/L
Age/Sex/Location

A/T
American terms (insurance)

A/UX
Apple / Universal eXecutor

A/V
Audio/Video

A&P
1. Administration and Peripherals (module).
2. Atlantic and Pacific.

A&SG
Accessories and Supplies Group

A&SP
advertising and sales promotion

a01-a99
Aufgeteiltes ARJ-Archiv

A2DP
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile

A3D
Audio 3 Dimensions

AA
1. against actuals.
2. Audits + Assessments.
3. Aiming Algorithm.
4. Arbitrary Access.
5. Access Authorization.
6. Assistant Administrator.
7. Auto Answer / Automatic Answer.
8. Application Address.
9. American national standard code for information interchange (ASCII) Art.
10. always afloat.
11. Auto Alarm.
12. Alliteration and Assonance.
13. American Accounting.
14. African-American.
15. Atomic Absorption.
16. Anaplastic Anaemia.
17. Assembly Area.
18. Abbreviated Analysis.
19. Affordability Analysis.
20. Air Ambulance.
21. Armored Ambulance.
22. Allied Affairs.
23. Anti-Aircraft.
24. Appointing Authority.
25. Aptitude Area.
26. Attack Assessment.
27. Avenue of Approach.
28. Accreditation Authority.
29. Algorithmic Architecture.
30. Administrative Assistant.
31. Anti-Armor.
32. Automobile Association.

AAA
1. American Academy of Advertising.
2. Authentication, Authorisation and Accounting.
3. American Arbitration Association.
4. All-in-1 Applikations-Anlass.
5. Access Authentication Authorisation.
6. American Automobile Association.
7. ( aaa ) - again and again

AAAA
American Association of Advertising Agencies

AAAAA
American Association Against Acronym Abuse

AAAAAA
Association for the Abolition of Abused Abbreviations and Asinine Acronyms

AAAI
American Association for Artificial Intelligence

AAAM
Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine

AAAS
Advanced Active Adaptive Secondary Safety

AAB
1. Application Anchor Block.
2. All-to-All BRoadcast.

AAC
1. Apple Assistance Center.
2. Advanced Audio Coder/Coding.
3. Advanced Audio Coding.
4. Auxiliary Air Control.
5. Advanced Activity Concept.
6. Automatic Air Condition.

AAC LC
Advanced Audio Coding Low Complexity

AACA
Associated Advertising Clubs of America

AACDS
Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science

AACE
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

AACPLUS
Advanced Audio Coding PLUS

AACR
Anglo-American Cataloging Rules

AACR2
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Second edition

AACR2 2002
American Cataloguing Rules, Second edition, 2002 Revision

AACS
Advanced Access Content System

AACTS
Australian Alcohol Challenge Twin Study

AAD
1. at a discount.
2. Antonov Automatic Drive.
3. Address Adder.

AADP
Administrative Automatic Data Processing

AAET
Academy of Engineering and Technology

AAF
1. American Advertising Federation.
2. Adjustable Active Filter.
3. ASEAN Automotive Federation.
4. Advanced Authoring Format

AAGR
Average Annual Growth Rate

AAHAA
Aahaa Newspaper In Hindi

AAI
1. Alliance of American Insurers.
2. Application Attachment Interface.

AAIC
Accounting Authority Identification Code

AAII
American Association of Individual Investors

AAK
Asleep At Keyboard

AAL
1. Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) Adaptation Layer.
2. ATM Adaptation Layer.
3. Absolute Assembly Language.

AAL1
Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) Adaptation Layer 1

AAL2
Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) Adaptation Layer 2

AAL3
Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) Adaptation Layer 3

AAL4
Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) Adaptation Layer 4

AAL5
Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) Adaptation Layer 5

AALA
Afro Asian and Latin America

AALAT
Aboriginal Adult Literacy Assessment Tool

AALPDU
AAL Protocol Data Unit

AAM
1. Automatic Acoustic Management.
2. Application Attachment Module.
3. Alliance of Automobil Manufacturers.

AAMA
American Automobil Manufacturers Association

AAMOF
as a matter of fact

AAMVA
Amiracan Association Of Motor Vehicle Administrators

AAN
All-Area Network

AAP
1. American Association of Publishers.
2. Advanced Adaptive Protocol.
3. Applications Access Point.
4. Aho Aho Power.

AAPI
Audio Applications Programming Interface

AAPP
average all pig price (UK)

AAR
1. against all risks.
2. Automatic Air Recirculation.
3. All Activity Roadster.br/>4. Association of American Railways.

AARC
Albemarle Amateur Radio Club

AARD
Accounting and Auditing Review Department

Aarhus
Unece Convention on Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

AARNET
Australian Academic Research NETwork

AARP
AppleTalk Address Resolution Protocol

AARU
Audi Accident Research Unit

AAS
1. Adaptive Air Suspension.
2. Atomabsorptionsspektrometrie.
3. Arithmetic Assignment Statement.
4. All-to-All Scatter.
5. Advanced Automation System.
6. American Astronomical Society.

AASB
Australian Accounting Standards Board

AASE
Australian Associated Stock Exchanges

AASF
Advanced Address Space Facility

AASP
1. American national standard code for information interchange (ASCII) Asynchronous Support Package.
2. ASCII Asynchronous Support Package.

AAT
1. Average Access Time.
2. Aquatic Ape Theory.

AAUI
Apple Attachment Unit Interface

AAV
1. Anti-Afterburn Valve (Mazda).
2. Alternative Access Vendor.
3. Aktivkohlefilter absperr ventil.

AAVD
Automatic Alternate Voice Data

AAX
Automated Attendant eXchange

AB
Afterburner

ABA
1. activity-based accounting.
2. American Bankers' Association.
3. American Bar Association.
4. American Bus Association.

ABAP
Advanced Business Application Programming (SAP)

ABATS
Automated Bit Access Test System

ABB
1. Association des Banques Belges (see also BBA, BVB).
2. ASEA Brown Boveri (Schweiz).
3. ABB reviated dialling.

Abbrev
1. abbreviation(s)
2. ( abbrev ) - abbreviation (of)

abbrev.
abbreviation (of)

ABBS
Apple Bulletin Board System

ABC
5. Asian Brown Cloud.
6. Atanasoff-Berry Computer.
7. Automatic Bracketing Control.
8. activity based costing.
9. Applications of Broadband Communication.
10. Active Body Control.
11. Automatic Brightness Control.
12. Auto Bill Calling.
13. Anti-Beige Computer.
14. American Born Chinese.
15. Active Body Control."

ABCC
Association of British Chambers of Commerce

ABCS
Advanced Business Communications via Satellite

ABDC
After Bottom Death Center

ABECOR
Associated Banks of Europe Corporation

ABEDA
Arab Bank for Economic Development of Africa

ABEND
Abnormal End

Aberd
Aberdeen

Aberdeensh
Aberdeenshire

ABF
1. Association of British Factors.
2. Adobe Binary Screen Font.

ABFL
a big fat lady

ABHC
Average Busy Hour Calls

ABI
1. Association of Italian Bankers.
2. Application Binary Interface.
3. Abilene Regional Airport. Abilene,Texas.USA.
4. Association of british insurers.

ABIC
Access Bus Industry Group

ABIG
Accessory devices Bus Industry Group

ABIOS
Advanced Basic Input/Output System

ABIS
Association of Burglary Insurance Surveyors

ABIST
Automatic Built-In Self-Test

abl
ablative

abl.
ablative

ABLA
American Business Law Association

ABLE
Adaptive Battery Life Extender

ABM
1. automated banking machine.
2. Asynchronous Balanced Mode.

ABMN
Adipocyte Biology and Molecular Nutrition Core

ABMS
Audit Bureau of Marketing Services

ABN
Australian Bibliographic Network

ABNF
Augmented Backus-Naur Format

ABNR
Available But Not Required

ABNS
Application Based Network Services

Abol
abolition

Aborig
aboriginal

Abridg
abridged

Abridgem
abridgement

ABRO
Defence Logistics Association

Absol
1. absolute
2. ( absol ) - absolute(ly)

absol.
absolute, -ly

Abst
abstract(s)

Abstr
1. abstract(s)
2. ( abstr ) - abstract

Abstr.
(in titles) Abstract, -s

ABSV
Air Bypass Solenoid Valve

ABT
1. about.
2. Abort.
3. ATM Block Transfer.

ABTC
Altoona Bus Test Centre (Penn State USA)

ABTDT
ATM Block Transfer Delayed Transmission

ABTIT
ATM Block Transfer Immediate Transmission

ABTS
American standard code for information interchange (ASCII) Block Terminal Services

ABU
Application Business Unit

ABVS
Advanced Broadband Video Service

AC
1. account current.
2. accrued dividend.
3. assistant cashier.
4. average cost.
5. Access Concentrator.
6. Analogue Computer.
7. Advanced Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS).
8. Authentication Center.
9. Authentification Code.
10. Automatic Computer.
11. Alternating Current.
12. Advisory Committee.
13. Air Conditioning.
14. Application Context.
15. Arc Consistency.
16. Authority Center.
17. Access/Automatic Control.
18. Audio Code/Codec.
19. Ascension Island.
20. Air Condition.
21. ( ac ) - Account Current.
22. ( ac ) - Ascension.

AC bzw. A/C
Air Condition o. Air Conditioner

AC P
AC Pressure cut-out switch

AC-1
Audio Coding 1

AC-2
Audio Coding 2

AC-3
Audio Coding 3

AC97
Audio enCoder/decoder 1997

ACA
Application Control Architecture (DEC)

Acad
academia, academy, academic(al)

ACALS
Architecture Computer Aided Logistic Support

ACAOM
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

ACAP
Application Configuration Access Protocol

ACARB
Australian Computer Abuse Research Bureau

ACAS
1. Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.
2. Application Control Architecture Services.

ACATS
Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Systems

ACB
1. Advertising Checking Bureau.
2. Automatic Call Back.
3. Application Control Block.
4. Access Barred.
5. Access method Control Block.
6. Adapter Control Block.

ACBE
Advisory Committee on Business and the Environment

ACCEL
Accellerator

Accept
acceptance

ACCESS.BUS
ACCESSory devices BUS

ACCOLC
ACCess Over Load Class

Accomm
accommodation

Accompl
accomplished

ACCSY
Accessory

Acct
account

Acct.
(in titles) Account

Accts
accounts

ACCU
Association of C and C++ Users

accus
accusative

ACD
1. Automatic Call Distribution.
2. Automated/Automatic Call Director/Distributor/Distribution.
3. Automotive Components Division.
4. Active Center Differential.

ACDI
Asynchronous Communication Device Interface

ACDP
Australian Committee on Data Processing

ACDS
Active Control Data Set

ACEC
Advisory Committee on Electromagnetic Compatibility

ACEE
Access Environmental Element

ACELP
Algebraic Code-Excited Linear Prediction

ACEM
Association Of European Motorcycle Manufacturers

ACET
Advisory Committee on Electronics and Telecommunications

ACF
1. Admission Confirmation.
2. Advanced Communication Function.
3. Attribute Configuration File.
4. Automated Cartridge Facility.
5. Access Control Field.
6. Activity Control File.
7. Automobile Club de France.

ACF/NCP
Advanced Communication Function for the Network Control Program

ACF/SSP
Advanced Communication Function / System Support Program

ACF/TCAM
Advanced Communication Function for the TeleCommunication Access Method

ACF/VTAM
Advanced Communication Function for the Virtual Telecommunication Access Method

ACF/VTAME
Advanced Communication Function for the Virtual Telecommunication Access Method Entry

ACFA
Advanced Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) Frame Aligner

ACFC
Address and Control Field Compression

ACFM
Alternating Current Frequency Modulation

ACFO
Association of Car Fleet Operators

ACGA
Austrian Computer Graphics Association

ACGIH
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

ACH
Automated Clearing House

Achievem
achievement

ACI
1. American Computer Innovators.
2. Advanced Computing Initiative.
3. Advanced Chip Interconnection.
4. Automobile Club de Italia.

ACIA
Asynchronous Communications Interface Adapter

ACIAS
Automated Calibration Interval Analysis System

ACIB
Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology

ACICAE
Basque Country Automotive Industry

ACID
Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, Durability

ACIS
1. Academic Information Systems.
2. American Committee for Interoperable Systems.

ACIT
Adaptive sub-band exCITed transform

ACK
1. Amsterdam Compiler Kit.
2. Acknowledge/Acknowledgement.

ACLK
ATP Citrate Lyase Kinase

ACLU
American Civil Liberties Union, USA

ACM
1. Adress Complete Message.
2. Association of Computing Machinery.
3. Audio Compression Manager.
4. Active Control engine Mount.
5. Association for Computing Machinery, USA.
6. Audio Compression Module.
7. Account Management.
8. ( acm ) - Advanced Color-Driver-Modul

ACME
Assembling Configuration Management Environments

ACMOS
Advanced

ACMS
Application Control Management System

ACN
1. Area Code Number.
2. Automatic Collision Notification.

ACNS
Application and Content Networking Software

ACO
Automated Console Operation

ACONET
Academical Computer-NETwork

ACoP
Approved Code of Practice

ACORD
Automotive Consortium on Recycling and Disposal

ACOS
Advisory Committee On Safety

ACP
1. Ancillary Control Program.
2. Auxiliary Control Process.
3. Automatic Channel Programming.
4. Active Accelerator Pedal.
5. Automobile Club de Portugal.
6. Active Accelerate Pedal.
7. Automated Command Processing.
8. Access Communication Processor.
9. Access Control Proxy.
10. ACtion Point.
11. Auxillary Control Process.

ACPI
Advanced Configuration and Power Interface

ACPMS
Association Components & Parts Manufacturers Section

ACPO
Association of Chief Police Officers

ACPOS
Association of Chief Police Officers Scotland

ACR
1. Access Control and Rater.
2. Aqueousphase Carbohydrate Reforming.
3. Amplified Common Rail.
4. Advanced Communication Riser.
5. Attenuation to Crosstalk Ratio.
6. Application Control Record.
7. Alternate Central processing unit (CPU) Recovery.
8. Anonymous Call Rejection.

ACRE
1. Automatic Call Recording Equipment.
2. Authorized program analysis report (APAR) Control Remote Entry.

ACRIB
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board

ACRID
Advanced Climate Research Infrastructure for Data

ACRITH
high-ACcuracy aRITHmetics

ACRONY
Abbreviated Coded Rendition Of Name Yielding Meaning

ACROSS
Automated Cargo Release and Operations Service System

AcSB
Accounting Standards Board (Kanada)

ACSE
Association Control Service Element/Entity

ACSEF
Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair

ACSK
Adaptive Code Shift Keying

ACSnet
Australian Computer Science Network

ACT
1. Advanced Communication for Training.
2. Air Charge Temperature.
3. Applied Computerized Telephony (HP).

ACTA
1. Americas Carriers Telecommunication Association.
2. Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.

ACTI
Advanced Computational Technology Initiative

ACTO
Association of Chief Technical Officers

ACTR
Actuator

ACTS
1. Advanced Communications Technologies and Services.
2. Automated Computer Time Service (NIST).
3. Air Charge Temperature Sensor.
4. Advanced Communications Technology Satellite.
5. Advisory Committee On Toxic Substances.

ACTV
Advanced Compatible Television

ACU
1. Acknowledgement Signal Unit.
2. Access Control Unit.
3. Automatic Calling Unit.

ACUA
Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology

ACV
1. Air Control Valve
2. ( acv ) - Audio CODEC-Files (Cerative Labs)

AD
1. Administrative Domain.
2. Active Directory.
3. Andorra.
4. ( ad ) - adaptation of.
5. ( ad ) - Screen-Saver (After Dark) file.

ad. (in Etym.)
adaptation of

ADA
1. Auto Directional Antenna.
2. Adobe Developers Association.
3. Applied Decision Analysis.
4. Automatic Data Acquisition.

ADABAS
Adaptable Database System

ADAM
1. Art, Design, Architecture + Media Information Gateway.
2. Advanced Dynamic Aid Mechanism.

ADAMS
Automated Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Systems

ADAPS
Association For Driver Adaptation Product Specialists

ADAPT
Adaption

ADAS
1. Advanced Driver Assistant Systems.
2. Agricultural Development & Advisory Service.

ADB
1. Apple Desktop Bus.
2. Automatic Differential Brake (BMW).
3. Advanced Design Bus.

ADC
1. Adaptive Data Compression.
2. Analogue to Digital Converter.
3. Apple Display Connector.
4. Application Development Classes.
5. Add with Carry.
6. Automatic Distance Control.
7. Analog Digital Converter.
8. Automotive Development Centre.
9. Analog-Digital-Converter.
10. Automatic Damping Control.
11. Apple Developer Connection.
12. ( adc ) - Bitmap /16 Farben (Scanstudio)

ADCCAT
Association Of the Cutters and Converters of Adhesive Tapes

ADCCP
Advanced Data Communication Control Procedure

ADD
1. Adapter Device Driver.
2. Automatic Defect Detection.
3. ( add ) - OS/2-Device Treiber; wird mit BASEDEV geladen
4. ( Add) - addendum
5. ( Add) - addenda

Add.
Addenda

Addit
addition(s)

Addr
address

ADE
1. Advanced Document Engineering.
2. Application Development Environment.

ADEOS
Advanced Earth Observation Satellite, Japan

ADEPA
Agence Nationale pour le Developpement de la Production Automatisee

ADF
1. Address Distribution Facility.
2. Automatic Direction Finder/Finding.
3. AUTOMOTIVE DISTRIBUTION FEDERATION

ADFS
Acorn Disc File System

ADIS
1. Advanced Driver Information System.
2. Approved for Draft International Standard Circulation.

ADISC
Animal Data Information Systems Committee

ADISS
Analytical Data Interchange + Storage Standards

adj.
adjective

adj.phr
adjectival phrase

adjs
adjectives

ADKAR
Awareness, Desire, Knowledge, Ability, Reinforcement

ADL
1. Adventure Definition Language.
2. Above Detection Limit.
3. Address Data Latch.

ADLAT
Adaptive Lattice Filter

ADLC
Adaptive Lossless Data Compression

ADLO
Association of Direct Labour Organisations

ADMD
Administrative/Administration Management Domain (X.400)

Admin
administration, administrative

Admir
admiralty

Admon
admonition

Admonit
admonition

ADN
1. any day now
2. ( adn ) - Add-In (Lotus 1.2.3)

ADP
1. Administrative/Automatic Data Processing
2. ( adp ) - Zip-Drive-Treiber f. OS/2

ADPCM
Adaptive Delta/Differential Pulse Code Modulation/Modulator

ADR
1. Advanced Digital Recording.
2. Address.
3. Additional Dialog Recording.
4. Australian Design Rules.
5. Automated Durability Road.

ADRC
Adaptive Dynamic Range Coding

ADRD
Automatic Data Rate Detection

ADRES
Automatic Dynamic Range Expansion System

ADRF
Analog-/Digital Radio Fraternity

ADS
1. Automatic Distribution System.
2. Automated Data Service.
3. Advanced Disc System.
4. Active Directory Service.
5. AutoCAD Development System.
6. Application Development System.
7. Alternate Data Stream.
8. Active Driving System.
9. Automotive Data Services.
10. Association Of Automotive Manufacturers and Authorised Importers (Slovenia).

ADSC
Address Status Changed

ADSI
Advanced Directory Services Interface

ADSL
1. Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line/Loop.
2. Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line.

ADSM
Adstar Distributed Storage Manager (IBM)

ADSP
1. AppleTalk Data Stream Protocol
2. ( adsp ) - Amiga developer support program

ADSR
Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release

ADT
1. Application Data Type.
2. Advanced DRAM Technology.

ADTV
Advanced Definition Television

ADU
Automatic Dialing Unit

Adv
1. advanced.
2. advances.
3. adventure(s).
4. advices.
5. advocate.
6. ( adv ) - adverb
7. ( adv ) - adverbial(ly)

Adv.
1. (in titles) Advance, -d, -s
2. ( adv. ) - adverb

Advancem
advancement(s)

advb
adverb, adverbial(ly)

advb.
adverbial, -ly

Advert
advertisement

Advoc
advocate

advs
adverbs

Advt
advertisement

Advt.
advertisement

Advts
advertisements

ADX
Automatic Data Exchange

ADXVERZ
Amtliches Verzeichnis der DATEX-Teilnehmer

AE
1. account executive.
2. Application Entity.
3. United Arab Emirates.
4. Aakash Explorer.
5. Authorised Examiner.

AEA
Agricultural Engineers Association

AEB
1. Analogue Expansion Bus.
2. Automatic Emergency Braking.

AEBS
Automatic Emergency Braking System

AEC
1. Architectural and Engineering Construction.
2. Ars Electronica Center.
3. Atomic Energy Commission (USA).

AECC
Association for Emissions Control by Catalyst

AECD
Auxiliary Emissions Control Device

AECG
Advanced Embedded Codes Gateway

AECS
Auxiliary Emissions Control Strategy

AEE
Australian European Expedition

AEEC
Airlines Engineering Electronics Committee

AEF
American Expeditionary Force

AEG
Area Environment Group

AEGPL
Association European Liquified Petroleum Gas

AEH
Advanced Encapsulated Hypertext

AEI
1. Additional Equipment Interface.
2. Advance Electronic Ignition.
3. Automatic Equipment Identification.

AEIOUS
Advanced Enhanced Interface for Open Universal Systems

AEM
1. Automatic Emulation Management.
2. Acoustic Emission Monitoring.

AEMS
Automated Energy Management System

AEMT
Association Of Electrical & Mechanical Trades

AEO
Association Of Exhibition Organizers

AEP
1. Application Environment Profile (Posix).
2. AppleTalk Echo Protocol.
3. Association Of Electricity Producers.

Aerodynam
aerodynamics

Aeronaut
aeronautics, aeronautical

Aeronaut.
(as label) in Aeronautics; (in titles) Aeronautic, -al, -s

AES
1. Advanced Encryption Standard.
2. Application Environment Specification/Services.
3. Atomemissions-Spektroskopie.

AESL
Aakash Educational Services Limited

AET
1. Abstract Window Toolkit.
2. Application Entity Title.
3. Advanced Educational Technology.

AETR
Agreement on the Workof Crews of Vehicles Engaged in International Road Transport

AF
1. Auxiliary Carry Flag.
2. Alternativ-Frequez.
3. Alternative/Audio Frequency.
4. Assured Forwarding.
5. Afghanistan.

AF., AFr.
Anglo-French

AFAIAA
As Far As I Am Aware

AFAICS
As Far As I Can See

AFAICT
as far as I can tell

AFAIK
As Far as I Know

AFAIR
1. As Far As I Remember.
2. As Far As I Recall.

AFAIUI
As Far As I UnderstandIt

AFAYK
As Far As You Know

AFB
1. Aluminium Foam Body.
2. Adobe Font Binary.
3. Away From Brain.

AFBD
Association of Futures Brokers and Dealers (UK)

AFC
1. Air Flow Control.
2. Automatic Font Change.
3. Alkaline Fuel Cell.
4. Automatic Frequency Control.
5. Away From Computer.
6. Antennas For Communications.
7. Automatic Fee Collection.

AFCAR
Alliance for the Freedom of Car Repair

AFCCU
Advanced Function Common Control Unit

AFCPS
Any Fool Can Plainly See

AFD
Automatic File Distribution

AFDA
A Few Days Ago

AFDB
A Few Days Back

AFDC
Alternative Fuel Data Center

AFDM
Advanced Fluid Dynamics Model

AFE
1. Analog Front End.
2. Accelerated Free Fall.
3. Adaptive Feed Forward.

Aff
affairs

Affect
1. affecting.
2. affection(s).

AFFM
Austrlian Financial Futures Market

AFFS
Amiga Fast File System

AFG
Afghanistan

AFH
Adaptive Frequency Hopping

AFI
1. Authority and Format Identifier.
2. Air supported Fuel Injection.
3. Address Family Identifier.

AFII
Association for Font Information Interchange

AFIN
Association Franc{c}aise des Informaticiens

AFIPS
American Federation of Information Processing Societies

AFIS
Automated Fingerprint Identification System

AFK
Away from Keyboard

AFL
1. Adaptive Forward Lightning.
2. Adaptive Front Lighting.
3. ( afl ) - Fonts for Allways (Lotus)

aflt
afloat (schwimmend)

AFM
1. Airflowmeter.
2. Adobe Font Manager/Metrics.
3. Audio Frequency Modulation.
4. Air Flow Meter.
5. Atomic force microscope
6. ( afm ) - Postscriptfront Metric (Adobe)

AFMO
Africa Missionary Outreach

AFN
1. American Forces Network.
2. Alliance of Free Nations.

AFOF
authorised futures and options funds (UK)

AFP
1. Advanced Function Presentation/Printing.
2. Advanced Flexible Processor.
3. AppleTalk Filing Protocol.

Afr.
Africa, -n

AFRC
Agricultural Food Research Council

AFRL
Automated First Registration and Licensing

AFS
1. Adaptive Frontlighting System.
2. Alex/Andrew/Advanced File System.
3. Aluminium Foam Sandwich.
4. Alkalische Fuel Cell.
5. Air Flow Sensor.
6. Advanced Freephone Service.
7. Active Front Steering.
8. Advanced Front Lighting Systems.

AFSK
Audio Frequency Shift Keyer/Keying (Modulation)

AFTEL
Association Francaise de la Telematique Multimedia

AFTN
Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunication Network

AFTP
Anonymous FTP (Internet)

AFU
All****ed Up

AFV
Alternative Fuel Vehicle

AFW
1. Alliance Airport code. Fort Worth,Texas.USA.
2. ( afw ) - ABC FlowCharter

AG
1. Alternating Gradient.
2. Antigua And Barbuda.
3. American Gebi.

AGA
Advanced Graphics Adapter/Architecture

AGB
Ad Hoc Group on Braking (EEC)

AGC
1. Automatic Gain Control.
2. Asian Greek Council.

AGCS
Advanced Graphic Chip Set

AGFPL
Aladdin Ghostscript Free Punlic License

AGLF
Asian Global Leadership Forum

AGM
1. annual general meeting.
2. Absorptive Glass Matt.

AGP
1. Accelerated Graphics Port.
2. Advanced Graphics Package (HP).

Agric
agriculture, agricultural

Agric.
(as label) in Agriculture; (in titles) Agriculture, - al

AGS
Adaptive Getriebe-Steuerung

AGSG
Asian Geography Specialty Group

agst
against

AGTC
Agreement on International Combined Transport Lines & Related Installations

AGUI
Advanced Graphical User Interface

AGV
Automatic Guided Vehicle

AGW
Audio-Gateway

AH
Authentication Header

AHAI
Associoation of the Hungarian Automotive Industry

AHANA
Asian Hispanic African And Native Americans

AHB
Advanced High Performance Bus

AHC
1.Advanced High Speed CMOS.
2. Active Height Control.

AHCI
Advanced Host Controller Interface

AHDL
Altera Hardware Description Language

AHEG
Ad Hoc Experts Group

AHK
Aktive Hinterachs-Kinematik

AHL
Automatic Headlamp Levelling

AHO
Automatic Headlamp on (motorcycle lichting)

AHP
Aktive Hydro-Pneumatik

AHPS
Advanced Head Protection System

AHRA
Audio Home Recording Act

AHREF
Anchor Hypertext Reference

AHS
1. Auxilliary Heater System.
2. Alkohol Sensor.
3. Automated Highway System.

AHS-C
Advanced Highway System-Control

AHS-I
Advanced Highway System-Information

AI
1. Adobe Illustrator.
2. Analogue Input.
3. Artificial Intelligence.
4. Active Interface.
5. Air Injection.
6. As If.
7. Artificial Intelligence.
8. American Indian.
9. ( ai ) - Anguilla

AIA
1. Application Integrated Architecture (DEC).
2. Automobile Importers Of America.
3. Automotive Industrie Association.

AIA CR (SAP)
Automotive Industry Association of the Czech Republic

AIA SR
Automotive Industry Association (Slovakia)

AIAA
American Importers Agents Association

AIAG
Automotive Industry Action Group

AIAM
1. Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (USA).
2. Association of Indian Manufacturers.

AIAMC
Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada

AIB
1. Accredited, Independent, Testing Body.
2. Asbestos Insulating Board.

AIBD
1. Association of International Bond Dealers (now called International Securities Market Association).
2. Asific Institute For Broadcasting Development.

AIC
1. Automatische Intervall Control.
2. Asian Invasion Clan.

AICC
Autonomeous Intelligent Cruise Control

AICG
Automotive Industry Certification Group

AICMFP
And I Claim My Five Pounds

AID
1. Automotive Industry Data.
2. Alarm Identification on Demand.

AIDA
Attention, Interest, Desire, Action

AIDE
Asian Institute For Distance Education

AIDS
1. Activity Information Data System.
2. Automatic Installation and Diagnostic Service.
3. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

aif
Audio Internet File

AIFF
Adobe/Audio Interchange File Format

AIGT
Automotive Industry Growth Team

AIH
As It Happens

AII
Active Input Interface

AIIC
As If I Care

AIIM
Association for Information and Image Management

AIIS
American Institute Of Indian Studies

AIK
Angewandte Informatik Karlsruhe e. V.

AIL
Active Interlock

AILU
Association of Industrial Laser Users

AIM
1. Automatic Interface Management in Medicine.
2. Apple, Intel, Motorola.
3. AOL Instant Messenger.
4. Advanced Informatics..
5. Automatic Identification Manufacturers.
6. Association of Branded Products Industries.

AIML
Artificial Intelligence Markup Language

AIMM
AsianInstitute Of Modern Management

AIMS
1. Association of Independent Motor Stores.
2. Advanced Information Management System.
3. Apple Internet Mail Server.

AIN
1. Advanced Intelligent Networks.
2. Auto Insert Notification.
3. ( ain ) - AIN-Archiv

AIO
Annual Inspection + Overhaul

AIOD
Automatic Identification of Outward Dialing

AIP
Adaptive Internet Protocol

AIPS
Astronomical Image Processing System

AIR
1. Air Injection Reaction (GM).
2. As I Recall.
3. As I Remember.
4. All India Rank.

Airb.
Airbag

AIRC
Asian International Rivers Center

AIRSO
Association of Industrial Road Safety Officers

AIS
1. Account Information Security (Program).
2. Air Injection System.
3. Administrative / Affiliate Information System.
4. Abbreviated Injury Scale.
5. Automatic Idle Speed motor.
6. Application Integration Services.
7. Alarm Indication Signal.
8. As I Said.
9. Accident Injury Severity (SCALE).
10. Automobil-Importorernes Sammenslutning (DENMARK).
11. Automotive Information Service (SMMT).

AISB
1. Association of Imaging Service Bureaus.
2. As I Said Before.

AISI
As I See It

AISP
Association of Information Systems Professionals

AIT
1. Advanced Intelligent Tape.
2. Advanced Information Technology.

AITF
Automotive Industry Task Force

AITS
Advanced Inflatable Tubular Structure

AIUI
As I Understand It

AIV
1. Aluminium Intensive Vehicle.
2. Air Injection Valve.

AIW
1.APPN Implementors Workshop.
2. As It Were/Was.

AIX
Advanced Interactive Executive (IBM)

AJC
Anti Jerc Control

AK
1. AcKnowledge.
2. Angled Kitchen.

AKA
Also Known As

AKFA
Algeria-Korea Friendship Association

AKL
Agent Kernel Language

AKO
1. Anderson, Kill & Olick, P.C..
2. Army Knowledge Online.
3. Alicia Keys Online.
4. Alpha Kappa Omicron.
5. Akron, Colorado USA.
6. A Kind Of.
7. active knowledge online.
8. Association of Kashrus Organizations.
9. Angelina Kalinisan Orteza.
10. A Korina Original.
11. Awhina Kaha and Oranga.

AKP
1. Asian King Posse.
2. Anaktuvuk Pass Airport, Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska USA.
3. A Kicker Party.
4. Ak Parti.
5. Anterior Knee Pain.
6. American Kurdish Party.

Akubis
Automobil kundenorientiertes Broadcast Information System

AL
1. Assembly Language.
2. Arbitrated Loop.
3. Application Layer.
4. Albania.

ALA
1. American Library Association.
2. As Long As.

ALAP
As Late As Possible

ALARP
As Low as Reasonably Pricticable

ALASCA
Automobiler LAser SCAnner

ALB
Anti-Lock Brake

Alb.
Albanian

ALBRSO
Association of London Borough Road Safety Officers

ALC
1. Active Light Control.
2. Automatic Lightning Control.
3. Automatic Level Control.
4. Arithmetic and Logic Circuit.
5. Adaptive Light Control.

Alch
alchemy

ALCL
Assembly Line Communication Link

ALCOVE
Accessible Lab Created To Optimize Vocation And Education

ALDC
Advanced Lossless Data Compression

ALDL
1. Assembly-Line-Diagnostic-Link.
2. Assembly Line Data Link.

ALE
1. Address Lifetime Expectancy.
2. Address Latch Enable.
3. Application Link Enabling.

ALEN
Abnormal Load Escort Network

ALEX
1. Altlasten-Expertensystem.
2. Advertising Link Exchange.
3. Automatic Login Executor.
4. Automatic Labour Exchange.

ALF
Accurate positioning by Low Frequency

ALGOL
Algorithmic Language

ALI
1. Automatic Link Intelligence.
2. American Law Institute.

ALIS
Automatic Link Setup

Alleg
allegiance

Allit
alliterative

ALOE
Apple Library for Object Embedding

ALP
Assembly Language Preprocessor

Alph
alphabet, alphabetical

ALR
Automatic Locking Retractors

ALREM
Association of Load Restraint Equipment

ALS
1. Anti Lock System.
2. Advanced Low Power Schottky.

ALSA
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture

ALTO
Advanced Leading Technology On-board

ALU
1. Arithmetic Logic/Logical Unit
2. ( Alu ) - Aluminium

AM
1. Morning.
2. Armenia.
3. Asset Management.
4. Ave Maria.
5. Account Management.
6. Adult Male.
7. Amharic.
8. Alpha Male.
9. Amplitude Modulation.
10. Air Mass.
11. Americium.
12. Access Method.
13. Asian Male.
14. Award of Merit.
15. Alert Message.
16. Administration Manager.
17. Application Manager.
18. Aerospace Medicine.
19. Address Management.
20. Ante Meridiem.
21. Assembly Member.
22. After Morning.
23. Agile Modeling.
24. Arnoldo Mondadori.
25. Air Mobile.
26. Air Market.
27. Americam Greetings Corporation.
28. Anno Mundi.
29. Atletico Madrid.
30. Absolutley Magnificent.
31. Amendment.

AMA
1. Amarillo Airport code. Amarillo,Texas.USA.
2. American Medical Association.
3. American Marketing Association.
4. American Music Awards.
5. Against Medical Advice.
6. Automatic Message Accounting.
7. Academy of Model Aeronautics.
8. Advanced Maternal Age.
9. Ask Me Anything.
10. American Music Abroad.
11. American Mileage Accumulation.
12. American Motorcyclists Association.

AMANDDA
Automated Messaging and Directory Assistance

AMAP
As Much/Many As Possible

AMB
Advanced Memory Buffer

AMBA
Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture

AMC
1. Arbitration and Mediation Center.
2. ATS Messaging Management Centre.

AMD
1. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., USA.
2. Active Matrix Display.
3. Anwender Profile.
4. Air Movement Device.

AMDS
Amplitude Modulation Data System

AME
1. Advanced Metal Evaporated.
2. Annually Managed Budget.

Amer
America, American

Amer.
American

Amer. Ind.
American Indian

AMEX
American Stock Exchange

AMFA
Alternative Motor Fuel Act (US 1988)

AMG
1. Mercedes Tuning Firma.
2. Aufrecht Melcher Grossaspach.

AMH
Automated Materials Handling

AMI
1. American Microsystems Inc..
2. Alternate/Alternative Mark Inversion.
3. antibody mediated immunity.

AMIC
Automotive Multimedia Interface Collaboration

AML
1. Acronym Master List.
2. ACPI Machine Language.
3. All My Love.

AMLCD
Aktiv-Matrix-Liquid-CHrystal-Display

AMM
Air Mass Meter

AMMA
1. Advanced Memory Management Architecture.
2. Asian Mandy Moore Alike.

AMO
Administration and Maintenance Order

AMP
1. Asymmetric/Asynchronous Multi Processing.
2. Advanced Metal Powder.
3. Audio MPEG Player.
4. Amplifier.
5. Asian Massage Parlor.
6. Asset Management Plan.

AMPS
1. Advanced Mobile Phone Service/System.
2. Analog Mobile Phone System.
3. Aviation Mission Planning System.
4. Alcohol Misuse Prevention Study.
5. Automated Mission Planning System.

AMR
1. Anisotropic Magneto Resistance.
2. Anisotropic Magnetoresistance.
3. Adaptive Multi Rate (Audio Codec).
4. Audio Modem Riser.
5. Adaptive Mesh Refinement.
6. Anisotrop Magneto Resistive.

AMS
1. Automatic Music Search.
2. American Mathematical Society.
3. Andrew Message System.
4. Auto Motor and Sport /German Magazine/.

AMT
1. Apple Media Toolkit.
2. Automated Manual Transmission.
3. Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

AMTOR
Amateur Microcomputer Teleprinting Over Radio

AMVCB
Australian Motor Vehicle Certification Board

AMVER
1. Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System.
2. Atlantic/Automatic Merchant Vessel (Emergency) Reporting System.

AMVIR
Association of Motor Vehicle Importers (Greece)

ANA
Article Number Association

ANAC
Automatic Number Announcement Circuit

Anal
analysis

Analyt
analytic(al)

ANARC
Association of North American Radio Clubs

Anat
anatomy, anatomical

Anat.
(as label) in Anatomy; (in titles) Anatomy, - ical

Anc.
(in titles) Ancient

ancs
active noise control system

AND
Andorra

ANDF
Architecture Neutral Distribution Format

Anecd
anecdotes

ANEMS
All Nissan Engineering Management System

ANF
Additional Network Feature

ANFAC
Agrupacion Nacional de Fabricantes de Automoviles (Spain)

ANFAWF
A Now For A Word From Our Sponsor

ANFAWFOS
And Nowa Word From Our Sponsor

ANFIA
Associazione Nazionale fra Industria Automobilistiche (Italy)

ANFSCD
And Now For Something Completely Different

Angl
Anglian

Anglo-Ind
Anglo-Indian

Anglo-Ind.
Anglo-Indian

Anglo-Ir.
Anglo-Irish

ANI
Automatic Number Identification (Telefon)

Anim
animal(s)

ANL
Automatic Noise Limiter

Ann.
Annals

Anniv
anniversary

Annot
annotation

ANOC
Association of National Olympic Committees

Anon
(in author names) Anonymous

ANP
Afghan National Police

ANPR
Automatic Number Plate Recognition

ANPRM
Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Making

ANR
Advanced/Automatic Network Routing

ANRS
Automatic Noise Reduction System

ANS
1. Advanced Networks and Services.
2. American National Standard.
3. Access Network System.
4. ( ans ) - ANSI-Grafik

ANSA
Advances Network Systems Architecture

ANSF
Afghan National Security Force

ANSI
American National Standards Institute

Answ
answer

ANTC
Advanced Networking Test Center

ANTHE
Aakash National Talent Hunt Exam

Anthrop
anthropology

Anthrop., Anthropol.
(as label) in Anthropology; (in titles) Anthropology, -ical

Anthropol
anthropology, anthropological

Antiq
antiquity, antiquities

Antiq.
(as label) in Antiquities; (in titles) Antiquity

ANW
International Academic Networking Workshop

ANX
Automotive Network Exchange

AO
1. Analogue Output.
2. Angola.

AOA
Alpha Omega Alpha

AOB
any other business

AOC
1. Abnormal Operating Condition.
2. Advice Of Charge.
3. ADSL Overhead Control.

AOCE
Apple Open Collaboration Environment

AOCS
Asia Oceania Congress Of Sexology

AOD
1. Advanced Optical Disc.
2. Audio On Demand.
3. Automatic Over Drive.

AODBS
Aspect Oriented Database System

AODI
Always On Dynamic ISDN

AODV
Ad hoc On demand Distance Vector

AOE
Application Operating Environment (AT+T)

AOI
Active Output Interface

AOL
1. America Online, Inc..
2. Army of Lamers.
3. Army of Lovers.
4. America On Line.

AOM
1. Australian Options Market.
2. Annual Operating + Maintenance (cost).

AON
all or none

AONB
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (National Parks & Access to the Countryside Act 1949)

AOP
Aspect Oriented Programming

AOR
Atlantic Ocean Region

AORC
Automotive Occupant Restraints Council (USA)

AOS
1. Automotive Occupancy Sensing.
2. Advanced Operating System.
3. Add Or Subtract.
4. Automatic Occupancy Sensing.

AOSD
Aspect Oriented Software Development

AOSE
Agent Oriented Software Engineering

AOSP
Asia And Oceania Society For Phtobiology

AOW
Asia and Oceania Workshop (OSI)

AOX
Adsorbierbare organische Halogenverbindungen

AP
1. associated person.
2. Air Pump.
3. Application/Adjunct Process/Processor/Program.
4. Access Point.
5. Automatic Pagination.
6. Accuracy Problem.
7. Asian Pacific.

APA
1. Amateur Press Association.
2. All Points Addressable.
3. Adaptive Packet Assembly.
4. Arithmetic Processing Accelerator.
5. Asian Pacific American.

APAA
Aggressive Packet Adaptive Assembly

APAC
1. All Praise And Credit.
2. Asia Pacific Affairs Council.
3. Asian Pacific American Caucus.

APAR
Authorized Program Analysis Report (IBM)

APAREN
Address Parity Enable

APART
Automated Packet Recognition/Translation

APAS
Automotive Parts and Accessories Section

APB
1. Accounting Principles Board.
2. All Points Bulletin.
3. Advanced Peripheral Bus.
4. Asia Paciffic Breweries.
5. Aplha Phi Beta.
6. All Prupose Bicycle.

APC
1. Airborne Public Correspondence.
2. Accelerometer Pilot Control.
3. Application Protocol.
4. Association for Progressive Communications.
5. American Power Conversion.
6. Automated Production Protocol.
7. Air Pollution Control.

APCSC
Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration

APCUG
Association of PC Users Groups

APD
Areal Power Density

APDA
Apple Programmers and Developers Association

APDS
Automotive Parts Distribution Section

APDU
Application Protocol Data Unit

APE
1. Annual Premium Equivalent.
2. Adaptable Persistence Engine.
3. American Puritan Ethic.

APEC
Asia Pacific Economic Coorporation

APEX
1. Advanced Packet Exchange.
2. Application Exchange.

APG
Automated Password Generator

aphet
aphetic, aphetized

aphet.
aphetic, aphetized

API
1. Application Program/Programming Interface.
2. American Petrol Institute.
3. American Petroleum-Institute.
4. Academic Performance Index.

APIA
1. Asian Pacific Islander American.
2. Application Program Interface Association.
3. Application Programming Interface.
4. Automotive Manufacturers and Importers Association (ROMANIA).

APIC
Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller

APIM
ATM Interface Port Module

APIPA
Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing

APL
1. Application Program Library.
2. A Programming Language.

APM
Advanced Power Management

APME
Association of Plastic Manufacturers in Europe

APMG
All Party Motor Group

APN
actual private network

APNIC
Asia Pacific Network Informnation Centre

APO
Advanced Planner and Optimizer (SAP)

Apoc
apocalyptic(al)

Apol
apology, apologies

APP
1. Automatic Page Positioning.
2. Application Portability Profile.
3. ( app ) - Applikation (GEM).
4. ( app ) - apparently.
5. ( app ) - Applikation (NeXTstep).
6. ( App ) - appendix

APPA
Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities

APPC
Advanced Program to Program Communication/Converter (IBM)

APPD
Air Pressure Proportional Damping

APPI
Advanced Peer-to-Peer Internetworking

Appl
applied

Appl.
(in titles) Applied

Applic
application(s)

Applic.
(in titles) Application, -s

APPN
Advanced Peer-to-Peer Network/Networking (IBM)

appos
appositive(ly)

appos.
appositive, -ly

approx.
approximately

APR
1. Access Point Roaming.
2. Apache Portable Runtime (layer, library).
3. ( apr ) - Lotus Approach 97 Datenbank View File
4. ( Apr ) - April

APRS
Automatic Position Report System

APSD
Academic Personal and Social Development

APSE
Ada Project Support Environment

APSL
Apple Public Source License

APSN
1. Atlantic Packet Satellite Network.
2. Advanced Passive Safety Network.

APT
1. Address Pass Through.
2. Advanced Package Tool.
3. Application Program Title.
4. Advanced Parallel Technology.
5. Adobe Postscript Point.
6. Automatically Programmed Tools.
7. automated pit trading system (LIFFE).

APTA
American Public Transport Association

APU
1. Auxiliary Power Unit.
2. Air Processing Unit.
3. Attached Processing Unit.

APUD
Amine precusor uptake decarboxylase

AQ
1. Antarctica
2. ( aq ) - Antarktis

AQA
Austrian Quality Award

AQL
1. Acceptable Quality Level.
2. A Query Language.

AQMD
Air Quality Management District

AQS
Air Quality System

AR
1. Access Router.
2. Hellblau-Rot.
3. Augmented Reality.
4. Aspect Ratio.
5. Artificial/Augmented Reality.
6. Argentina.

ARA
1. Automotive Recyclers Association.
2. Apple/AppleTalk Remote Access.

Arab.
Arabic

ARAI
Automotive Research Association of India

Aram.
Aramaic

ARAP
Apple Remote Access Protocol

ARAS
Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism

ARC
1. Advanced RISC Computing
2. ( arc ) - Archiv (ARC/PKARC/PKXARC/PKPAK)

ARCA
Advanced RISC Computing Architecture

Arch.
(as label) in Architecture; (in titles) Architecture, -al

Archaeol
archaeology, archaeological

Archipel
archipelago

Archit
architecture, architectural

ARCNET
Attached Resource Computer/Computing Network

ARD
Apple Remote Desktop

ARDF
Amateur Radio Direction Finding

ARE
Acronym Rich Environment

ARFF
Automatic Rear Fog Flashlights

Argt
argument

ARIN
American Registry for Internet Numbers

ARIS
1. Architecture of Integrated Information Systems.
2. Aggregate Route-based IP Switching

Arith
arithmetic

Arithm
arithmetic, arithmetical

ARJ
1. Admission Reject
2. ( arj ) - Komprimierte Datei im ARJ-Format

ARL
1. Authority Revocation List.
2. Adjusted Ring Length.

ARLL
Advanced Run Length Limited

ARM
1. Acorn/Advanced RISC Machine.
2. Asynchronous Response Mode.
3. ARPANET Reference Model.
4. Account Resource Management.

Arm.
Armenian

ARMA
Association of Record Managers and Administrators, USA

ARMM
Automated Retroactive Minimal Moderation

ARMS
Architecture for Reliable Managed Storage

ARNE
Automated Remote Network Evaluation

ARNS
AppleTalk Remote Network Server

ARO
1. Amateur Radio Operator.
2. Austin Repeater Organization.

AROM
Associative Read Only Memory

AROS
Amateur Radio Observation Service

AROSA
Advanced Rollover Systems by Autoliv

ARP
1. Active Rollover Protection.
2. Address Resolution Protocol (Internet).
3. Address Resolution Protocol.

ARPA
1. Advanced Research Projects Agency, USA.
2. Automatic Radar Plotting Aid.
3. ( arpa ) - Einrichtung des ARPANet

ARPL
Adjust Requested Privilege Level

ARQ
1. Admission Request.
2. Automatic Repeat Request.

arr
1. Atari Arangement (Cubase).
2. arrival.
3. ( ARR ) - Annual Return Rate

arr.
arrival

Arrangem
arrangement

ARRAutomatic
Repeat/Retransmission Request

ARRL
American Radio Relay League

ARS
1. Action Request System.
2. Advanced Restraint System.
3. Active Rear Steering.
4. Angle of Rotation Sensor.
5. Atomic Resolution Storage.
6. Adaptive Rate System.
7. Address Retrieval System.
8. Automatic Route Selection.

ART
1. Adaptive Restraint Technologies Systems.
2. Another Ray Tracer.
3. Adaptive Reasoning Technology.
4. Abstands-Regel-Tempomat.
5. ( art ) - Atari Raster Graphic (Art Director).
6. ( art ) - article.

ARTC
Automotive Research Technical Centre (Taiwan)

ARTEMIS
Assessment & Reliability of Transport Emissions Models & Investory System

Artific
artificial

Artill
artillery

ARTOB
Amateur Radio Translator on Balloon

ARTS
1. Adaptive Restaint Technology System.
2. Adaptive Restraint Technology System.

ARU
Audio Response Unit

AS
1. Autonomous System.
2. Authentication Server.
3. Abstract Syntax.
4. American Samoa.
5. Accent Sensitive.
6. Aftermarket Sector.
7. ( as ) - Amerikanisch Samoa

AS3AP
ANSI SQL Standard Scalable and Portable

ASA
1. Adaptive Security Algorithm.
2. American Standards Association.
3. Advanced SCSI Architecture.
4. Aakash Success Achiever.

ASAFP
1. As Soon As****ing Possible.
2. As Soon As Freakin Possible.

ASAP
1. as soon as possible.
2. Automatic Switching And Processing.

ASB
1. Active Sensor Bearing.
2. Accounting Standards Board (United Kingdom).
3. Advanced System Bus.

ASBJ
Accounting Standards Board (Japan)

ASC-X
Active Stabilty Control - 4-Wheel

ASCD
Automatic Speed Control Device

ASCI
Accelerated/Advanced Strategic Computing Initiative

ASCII
American Standard Code for/of Information Interchange

ASCIIZ
ASCII String, Zero Terminated

ASCOM
Asynchronous Communication Control Program

ASCP
Amateur Station Control Protocol

ASCS
1. Active Suspension Control Systems.
2. Aerospace Sector Certification Scheme.

ASD
1. Anti Skid Device.
2. Automatic Shutdown Relay.
3. Anti-Slide Device.

ASDM
Airbag System Diagnostic Module

ASE
1. Amplified Spontaneous Emission.
2. Advanced Server Environment.
3. Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
4. (National Institute for) Automotive Service Excellence (USA).
5. Auxiliary Steering Equipment.

ASEAN
Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASEP
Additional Sound Emissions Provisions (ECE WG)

ASF
1. Active Front Steering.
2. Apache Software Foundation.
3. Active Movie Streaming Format.
4. Audi Space Frame.
5. Advanced Streaming Format.
6. Aspect Source Flag.
7. Aluminium Space Frame oder Audi Space Frame.
8. And So Forth.
9. Aggregation stimulating factor.

ASG
1. Automatic Stop and Go.
2. Automotive Studies Group.

Ashm
(in author names) Ashmole

ASI
1. Application Specific Instruction.
2. Adapter Support Interface (IBM).

ASIA
Asian Services In Action

ASIC
Application Specific Integrated Circuit

ASIO
Audio Stream Input Output

ASIP
Application Specific Instruction Set Processor

ASIS
1. American Society for Information Science.
2. Adaptive Shift Strategy.
3. American Society for Industrial Security.
4. Advanced Security and Identification Technology.

ASK
1. Audio-System-Kontroller.
2. Amplitude Shift Keying.

ASM
1. Abstract State Machine.
2. Application Specific Memory.
3. Automated Storage Management.
4. Alarm Sirene Module.
5. Auto Shift Manual.
6. Area Sales Manager.

ASME
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASN
1. Access Stack Node.
2. Abstract Syntax Notation.

ASN.1
Abstract Syntax Notation One (ISO, CCITT)

ASO
1. Active Sideband Optimum.
2. Address Supporting Organization.
3. And So On.

ASOSH
Association of Societies for Occupational Safetyand Health

ASP
1. Allegiance Site License Program.
2. Advanced Simple Profile.
3. Advanced Signal Processor.
4. Active Server Page/Pages.
5. ASP (Association of Shareware Professionals) Shareware Text.
6. AppleTalk Session Protocol.
7. Application Service Provider.
8. Association of Shareware Professionals.

ASPEC
Adaptive Spectral Perceptual Entropy Encoding

ASPI
Advanced SCSI Programming Interface

ASPS
Advanced Signal Processing System

ASQ
1. Automated Software Quality.
2. American Society for Quality.

ASR
1. Automatic Speech Recognition.
2. Ada Software Repository.
3. Automatic Send Receive.
4. Antenna Structure Registration.
5. Automotive Shredder Residue.
6. Automatic Skid Reduction(TRACTION CONTROL).

ASS
Aural Style Sheet

Assemb
assembly, assemblies

ASSG
Asian Special Situations Group

ASSI
Air Safety Support International

Assoc
1. association.
2. Football Association Football

assoc.
association

ASST
Assist

Assyriol
Assyriology

ASSYST
Active Service SYSTem

AST
Automated Shift Transmission

ASTA
Anti Spam Technical Alliance

ASTAB
Asychronous Status Board

ASTI
Asian Scripts Technology Infrastructure

ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials

Astr
astronomy

Astr.
in Astronomy

Astrol
astrology

Astrol.
in Astrology

Astron
astronomy, astronomic(al)

Astron.
(in titles) Astronomy, -ical

Astronaut
astronautics, astronautical

Astronaut.
(in titles) Astronautic, -s

ASUG
Americas SAP Users Group

ASV
1. Advanced Safety Vehicle.
2. Advanced Super View.
3. Air Switching Valve.

ASVP
Air Saturated Vapour Pressure

ASWP
any safe world port

ASX
Australian Stock Exchange

ASXD
Australian Stock Exchange Derivatives

AT
1. Automatic Transmission.
2. Attention (Hayes).
3. Advanced Technology (IBM).
4. Atomic Time.
5. Austria.

AT+T
American Telephone and Telegraph

ATA
1. Agrarische Termijnmarkt Amsterdam (Netherlands).
2. AT (Bus) Attachment (Interface).
3. Anti Theft Alarm.
4. Advanced Technology Attachment.
5. Analog Terminal Adapter.
6. Automotive Technician Accreditation.

ATA-MC
Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Association

ATAG
Ambulance Transport Advisory Group

ATAPI
AT Attachment Packet Interface

ATB
1. All Trunks Busy.
2. All The Best.
3. Articulated Total Body.

ATCA
Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture

ATCO
Association of Transport Co-ordinating Officers

ATCP
AppleTalk Control Protocol

ATD
Anthropormorphic Testing Device

ATDC
After Top Dead Center

ATDM
Asynchronous Time Division Multiplexing

ATDMA
Advanced/Asynchronous Time Division Multiple Access

ATE
Automated/Automatic Test/Testing Equipment

ATEOTD
At The End Of The Day

ATF
1. Automatic Transmission Fluid.
2. Automatic Track Finding/Following.
3. Asynchronous Transfer.

ATFD
Agitated Thin Film Drier

ATH
Aggregate Tuning Hours

ATIP
1. Absolute Time In Pregroove.
2. Asian Technology Information Program.

ATIS
1. A Tools Integration Standard.
2. Automatic Terminal Information Service.
3. Automatic Transmitter Identification System.

ATK
Andrew Toolkit

ATKIS
Amtliches Topografisches Informationssystem

ATL
1. Automatic Tape Library.
2. American Thought of language.
3. Automated Test Lane.

ATLA
Another Three Letter Acronym

ATLAS
Abreviated Test Language for All Systems

ATM-CC
ATM Crossconnect

ATMARP
ATM Address Resolution Protocol

ATMP
Ascend Tunnel Management Protocol

ATN
Aeronautical Telecommunications Network

ATO
Assemble/Assembly To Order

ATOC
Association of Train Operating Companies

ATOM
Advanced Terminal for Operation and Maintenance

ATP
1. Adaptive Tolerant Protocol.
2. AppleTalk Transaction Protocol.
3. Acceptance Test Procedure.
4. International Agreement For Carriage of Perishable Goods.

ATPA
Automobile Theft Protection Authority (Michigan)

ATPC
Automatic Transmit Power Control

ATR
1.Automatic Terminal Recognition.
2. Answer To Reset.

ATRAC
Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding

ATRC
Adaptive Technology Resource Center, U. of Toronto

ATS
1. Air Temperature Sensor.
2. Automatic Transfer Switch.
3. Author Title Subject.
4. Apple Terminal Services.
5. Advanced Training Solution.
6. Administrative Terminal System.
7. automated trade system (New Zealand, NZFOE).

ATSC
Advanced Television Systems Committee

ATSL
Along The Same Line

ATSVR
After Theft System for Vehicle Recovery

ATT
1. Attenuator.
2. At The Time.
3. Advanced Road Transport Telematics.
4. ( att ) - attachment
5. ( Att ) - Attic

ATTC
Advanced Television Test Center, USA

attmt
attachment

ATTN
1. Attention
2. ( attn ) - for the attention of

attrib.
attributive, -ly

ATTS
Active Torque Transfer System

ATTYOB
Anything That Turns You On Baby

ATV
1. Advanced/Amateur Television.
2. All Terrain Vehicle.

ATVEA
All Terrain Vehicle Industry European Association

ATWS
Anti Theft Warning System

ATX
Austrian Traded Index

AU
1. Administrative / Arithmetic / Access Unit.
2. Australia.
3. Automotive.
4. ( au ) - Sounddatei (Netscape Navigator).
5. ( au ) - Audio-Basic-File.

AUA
Architecture Unifiee de Applications

AUC
Authentication/Authority Centre

AUDIT
Automated/Automatic Data Input Terminal

AUE
1. Andrew User Environment.
2. Automobile Engineer.

AUE/9
Bsi Technical Committee for Automobile Details and Accessories

AUE/9/1
Bsi Technical Committee for Car Jacks

AUGE
Apple User Group Europe

AUI
1. Attachment Unit Interface (Ethernet).
2. Archiver User Interface.

AUIS
Andrew User Interface System

AUKOI
Association of United Kingdom Oil Independents

AUP
Acceptable/Appropriate Use Policy (Internet)

AUS
1. Australien.
2. Audio Systems.
3. Austin International Airport, Austin,Texas.USA.

Austral
Australia(n)

Austral.
Australian

AUT
1. Application Under Test
2. ( aut ) - automat. Antenne

Auth
author(s)

Autobiog
autobiography

Autobiogr
autobiography, autobiographic(al)

Autobiogr.
(in titles) Autobiography, -ical

Autosar
AUTOmotive open System ARchitecture

AUWED
Amending Directive to the use of Work Equipment Directive (95/63/EEC)

AUX
1. Auxiliary.
2. Apple UNIX.

Av.
average

AVA
Audio Visual Authoring (IBM)

AVC
1. Automatic Volume Control.
2. Advanced Video Coding.
3. Advanced Vehicle Concept.
4. Audio Visual Connection (IBM).

AVCD
Audio Visual Computer Display

AVD
1. atrio-ventricular delay.
2. atrio-ventricular discordance.
3. aortic valve disease.
4. atrio-ventricular defect.
5. Alternate Voice or Data.

AVE
1. Australian Venetian Expedition.
2. Assistant Vehicle Examiner.

AVER
American Veterans for Equal Rights

AVERT
Antivirus Emergency Response Team (NAI)

AVG
Average

AVI
1. Automatic Vehicle Identification.
2. Audio Video/Visual Interleaved (Microsoft).
3. Advanced Visual Interface.
4. ( avi ) - Windows animated Video-File (Video Clips)

AVIA
Architecture for Virtual Interfaces for Applications

AVK
1. Application Verification Kit.
2. Audio-Video Kernel.

AVL
Adelson-Velskij, Landis (-Baum)

AVMS
Automotic Vehicle Monitoring System

AVN
Adobe Virtual Network

AVON
Amtliches Verzeichnis der Ortsnetze

AVRCP
Audio Video Remote Control Profile

AVRO
Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators

AVS
Application Visualization System (IBM)

AVSP
Advanced Video Signal Processor

AVSS
1. Audio-Video Subsystem Software.
2. Advanced Vehicle Security System.

AVT
Active Valve Train

AVVID
Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data (Cisco)

aw
Aruba

AWB
air waybill (Luftfrachtbrief)

AWC
Association of Women in Computing

AWCG
Add With Carry (random number) Generator

AWCIGO
And Where Can I Get One

AWD
All Wheel Drive

AWE
1. Address Windowing Extensions.
2. Advanced Workstation Environment.

AWF
Adapted Weighting Factor

AWGTHT
Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again?

AWHFY
Are We Having Fun Yet?

AWLREM
Association of Webbing Load Restraint Equipment Manufacturers

AWOL
Absent With Out Leave

AWP
Area Waste Plan (Scotland X 11)

AWS
1. Apple Workgroup Server.
2. Administrative Workstation.
3. As We Speak.
4. Advanced Weight Sensor.

AWT
Abstract/Advanced Window/Windowing Toolkit

AWU
Auto Wake Up

AXE
Applications Execution Environment

AXOD
Automatic Transaxle OverDrive

AXU
Application Specific Execution Unit

AYBABT
All Your Base Are Belong To Us

AYC
Active Yaw Control

AYCOOY
Are You Completely Out Of Your Mind?

AYF
All Your Fault

AYK
As You Know

AYOR
At Your Own Risk

AYPI
And Your Point Is?

AYR
Awaiting Your Reply

Ayrsh
Ayrshire

AYT
Are You There?

AZ
1. Azimut.
2. Aserbaidschan / Azerbaijan.

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