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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 132 terms in this directory beginning with the letter W.
W.
Welsh; West

w.midl.
west midland (dialect)

W3
see WWW

W8
Wait

W8ING
WaitING

WA
1. Washington.
2. With Average.
3. With Attitude.
4. Where All.
5. Wait.
6. With Audio.
7. Wrong Answer.

WAB
What, Another Bill

WAC
Waste Acceptance Criteria

WAD
1. Whiplash Associated Disorder.
2. Wrap-Around Distance (impact testing).
3. Works As Designed.

WAEF
When All Else Fails

WAEG
Wild Ass Educated Guess

WAFL
What A****ing Liberty

WAG
Wild-Assed Guess

WALOC
What A Load of Crap

WAMHD
Windows At eMy Hard Disc

WAMITAB
Waste Management Industry Training Advisory Board

WAMKSA
Why Are My Kids (or Kitties) Staring At Me?

WAMKSAM
Why are My Kitties (Kids) Staring at Me

WAVCA
Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Converters Association

WB
1. Welcome Back.
2. White Boy.
3. White Balance.
4. White And Black.
5. Warner Brothers.
6. Would Be.

WBS
Write Back Soon

WBV
Whole Body Vibration

WCA
Waste Collection Authority

WCAGA
What Comes Around, Goes Around

WCRE
World Council for Renewable Energies

WCTYBT
We Could Tell You, But Then Wed Have To Kill You

wd.
word

WDA
1. Welsh Development Agency.
2. Waste Disposal Authority.

WDF
1. Waste Derived Fuel.
2. What Da Fuck?

WDI
World Development Indicators (World Bank)

WDYCA
What Do You Call An (Irishman)

WDYMBT
What Do (or Did) You Mean By That?

Webster
Websters (New International) Dictionary

WEEE
Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment

WEF
World Economic Forum

WEFT
Wrong Every ****ing Time

Westm.
(in titles) Westminster

WF
Wallis And Futuna Islands

WFHIT
What Fresh HellIs This? (from the writings of Dorothy Parker)

WFM
Works For Me

WG
Working Group

WG-CVR
Working Group Commercial Vehicle Regulations

WG-FM
Working Group Frequency Management (CEPT/ECC)

WG-ITS
Working Group Intelligent Transport Systems (ACEA)

WG-R
Working Group on Regulations

WG-RA
Working Group Regulatory Affairs

WG-SE
Working Group Spectrum Engineering (CEPT/ECC)

WG11
EEVC Working Group 2

WGAS
Who Gives A****

WGFT
Working Group on Fuel Consumption Targets (DoT)

WGmc.
West Germanic

WHCS
Wen Hua Chang Shi

WHDC
Worldwide Heavy Duty Certification (GRPE)

WHO
World Health Organisation

WI
Working Item

WIBAMU
Well Ill Be A Monkeys Uncle

WIBNIF
Wouldnt If Be Nice IF...

WID
(Non-Hazardous) Waste Incineration Directive

WIM
Weight in Motion

WIMP
Windows, Icons, Mouse, Pull-down menus; Windows,Icons ,Menus Poin

WIMS
Weight in Motion Sensor

WIRE
Web-Based Interactive Radio Environment

WIRP
Water Industry Research Programme

WIXTA
World Institute for eXperiments and Advanced Technologies

WIZOP
Wizard Sysop (the primary for umadministrator for a forum)

WKDA
World Kashmir Diaspora Alliance

Wks.
(in titles) Works

WLN
Western Library Network, Washington

WLP
Waste Local Plan

WLTP
World Wide Harmonised Light VehiclesTest Procedure

WMD
World Malaria Day

WMIB
Waste Management Information Bureau

WML
Waste Management Licence /Licensing

WMMOWS
Wash My Mouth Out With Soap

WMP
Waste Management Paper

WMRSG
Waste Management Research Steering Group

WMTC
World Wide Harmonised Emissions Certification Procedure - Motorcycles

WO
Welsh Office

WOA
Work Of Art

WOBs
Waste Oil Burners

WOFTAM
Waste Of Flaming Time And Money

WOLF
Witless One LineFollowup

WOM
Word Of Mouth

WOMBAT
Waste Of Money, Brains, And Time

WOVM
Whole of Vehicle Marking (NZ Vehicle ID Scheme)

WOWF
Witless One Word Followup

WP
Wilayah Persekutuan

WP / WP4
Web Position / Web Position 4

WP29
Main Working Party on the Construction of Vehicles (ECE)

WPLU
Weak Phrase Level Uniqueness

WRATGA
Who Really And Truly Gives A****

WRG
Waste Recycling Group PLC

WRT
1. With Regard To.
2. With Respect To.

WRULD
Work Related Upper Limb Disorder

WS.
West Saxon

WT
wild type

WTD
Working Time Directive

WTE
Waste To Energy or Efw

WTF
What the Fuck

WTFDIC
What The **** Do I Care

WTFDIK
What The ****Do I Know

WTFDYT
Who The **** Do You Think You Are

WTFIIW
What The ****Is It With

WTFO
What The ****, Over (Reply)

WTG
Way To Go

WTH
What The Hell (or Heck)

WTO
World Trade Organisation

WTORS
Wheelchair tie-down and Occupant Restraint

WTP
Willingness to Pay

WV
Wing Valve

WVTA
Whole Vehicle Type Approval

WWF
World Wildlife Fund

WWS
Wife Wants Sex (please wait a tic)

WWW
1. World Wide Web.
2. World Wide Waste.
3. World Wide Waiting.

WYGIWYG
What You Got Is What You Get

WYGIWYPF
What You Get Is What You Pay For

WYLABO
Would You Like A Bowl Of

WYLABOCTGWTR
Would You Like a Bowl of Cream to go with That Remark?

WYLASO
Would You Like A Saucer Of

WYLASOMWTC
Would You Like a Saucer of Milk with that Comment?

WYP
Whats Your Point?

WYPIWYG
What You Printed Is What Youve Got

WYSBAN
What You See Bears Absolutely No Relation To What You Get

WYSBYG
What You See Before You Get It

WYSIAWYG
What You See is Almost What You Get

WYSINWNWYG
What You See Is No Where Near What You Get

WYSINWYG
What You See Is NOT What You Get

WYSIWY
What You See Is What You Get

WYSIWYG
What You See Is What You Get

WYSOH
Wheres Your Sense Of Humor?

WYTYSY
What You Thought You Saw, You Didnt Get

WYTYSYDG
What You Thought You Saw, You Didnt Get

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