50+ Short Forms We Use Every Day Without Really Knowing What They Stand For

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While LOL, BRB, YOLO etc. have become a part of our everyday language, we do end up using a lot more short forms without ever thinking about what they mean. Did you for example, ever wonder what your beloved 3G really stands for? Can you remember the full form of USB from your computer class in school? Read on for these, and a bunch of other interesting abbreviations.

50+ Short Forms We Use Every Day Without Really Knowing What They Stand For

50+ Short Forms We Use Every Day Without Really Knowing What They Stand For

* VIRUS – Vital Information Resource UnderSeized.
* 3G -3rd Generation.
* GSM – Global System forMobile
Communication.
* CDMA – Code DivisonMultiple
Access.
* UMTS – UniversalMobileTelec­
ommunicationSystem.
* SIM – Subscriber
IdentityModule .
* AVI = Audio Video Interleave
* RTS = Real Time Streaming
* SIS = Symbian OS InstallerFile
* AMR = Adaptive Multi-
RateCodec
* JAD = Java Application Descriptor
* JAR = Java Archive
* 3GPP = 3rd Generation Partnership Project
* 3GP = 3rd Generation Project
* MP3 = MPEG player lll
* MP4 = MPEG-4 video file
*AAC = Advanced Audio Coding
* GIF= Graphic Interchangeable
Format
* JPEG = Joint Photographic Expert Group
* BMP = Bitmap
* SWF = Shock Wave Flash
* WMV = Windows MediaVideo
* WMA = Windows MediaAudio
* WAV = Waveform Audio
* PNG = Portable
NetworkGraphics
* DOC = Document(Microsoft Co­rporation)
* PDF = Portable
DocumentFormat
* M3G = Mobile 3D Graphics
* M4A = MPEG-4 Audio File
* NTH = Nokia Theme (series40)
* THM = Themes (SonyEricsson)
* MMF = Synthetic MusicMobile
Application File
* NRT = Nokia Ringtone
* XMF = Extensible Music File
* WBMP = Wireless BitmapImage
* DVX = DivX Video
* HTML = Hyper Text
MarkupLanguage
* WML = Wireless
MarkupLanguage
* CD -Compact Disk.
* DVD – Digital Versatile
Disk.*CRT – Cathode Ray Tube.
* DAT – Digital Audio Tape.
* DOS – Disk Operating System.
* GUI -Graphical UserInterface.
* HTTP – Hyper Text TransferProtocol.
* IP – Internet Protocol.* ISP – Internet ServiceProvider.
* TCP – Transmission Control Protocol.
* UPS – UninterruptiblePower­
Supply.* HSDPA – High-Speed Downlink PacketAccess.
* EDGE – Enhanced Data Rate for GSM[GlobalSystem for Mobile Communication]Evolution.

* VHF- Very High Frequency

* UHF -Ultra High Frequency.

* GPRS – General PacketRadioService.
*WAP – Wireless ApplicationP­rotocol.
* TCP – Transmission Control P­rotocol.* ARPANET –

* ARPANET – Advanced Research Project Agency Network.

* IBM – International BusinessMachines
* HP – Hewlett Packard.
*AM/FM – Amplitude /Frequency Modulation.
* WLAN – Wireless Local AreaNetwork
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1.) GOOGLE: Global Organization Of Oriented Group Language Of Earth
2.) YAHOO: Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle.
3.) WINDOW: Wide Interactive Network Development for Office work Solution

4.) COMPUTER: Common Oriented Machine Particularly United and used under Technical and Educational
Research. 5.) VIRUS: Vital Information Resources Under Siege.
6.) UMTS: Universal Mobile Telecommunications System.
7.) AMOLED: Active-matrix
organic light-emitting diode
8.) OLED : Organic light-emitting diode
9.) IMEI: International Mobile Equipment Identity.
10.) ESN: Electronic Serial Number.
11.) UPS: uninterruptible power supply.
12). HDMI: High-DefinitionMulti­media Interface
13.) VPN: virtual private network
14.) APN: Access Point Name
15.) SIM: Subscriber Identity Module
16.) LED: Light-emitting diode.
17.) DLNA: Digital Living
Network Alliance 18.) RAM:

18.) RAM: Random access memory. 19.)

19.) ROM: Read only memory.
20) VGA: Video Graphics Array
21) QVGA: Quarter Video Graphics Array
22) WVGA: Wide video graphics array.
23) WXGA: Widescreen Extended Graphics Array
24) USB: Universal serial Bus
25) WLAN: Wireless Local Area Network
26.) PPI: Pixels Per Inch
27.) LCD: Liquid Crystal Display.
28.) HSDPA: High speed down- link packet access.
29.) HSUPA: High-Speed Uplink Packet Access
30.) HSPA: High-Speed Packet Access
31.) GPRS: General Packet Radio Service
32.) EDGE: Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution
33.)NFC: Near field communication
34.) OTG: on-the-go
35.) S-LCD: Super Liquid Crystal Display
36.) O.S: Operating system.
37.) SNS: Social network service
38.) H.S: HOTSPOT
39.) P.O.I: point of interest
40.)GPS: Global Positioning System
41.)DVD: Digital Video Disk / digital versatile disc
42.)DTP: Desktop publishing.
43.) DNSE: Digital natural sound engine.
44.) OVI: Ohio Video Intranet
45.)CDMA: Code Division Multiple Access
46.) WCDMA: Wideband Code Division Multiple Access
47.)GSM: Global System forMobile Communications
48.)WI-FI: Wireless Fidelity
49.) DIVX: Digital internet video access.
50.) APK: authenticated public key.
51.) J2ME: java 2 micro edition
52.)www: world wide web
53.) DELL: Digital electronic link library.
54.)ACER: Acquisition Collaboration Experimentation
Reflection 55.)RSS: Really simple syndication
56.) TFT: thin film transistor
57.) AMR: Adaptive Multi- Rate
58.) MPEG: moving pictures experts group
59.)IVRS: Interactive Voice Response System
60.) HP: Hewlett Packard
CTTO@GOOGLE

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