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Acronym Definitions

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Magical Acronyms

AcronymDescriptionURLIdentified URL
IETFInternet Engineering Task Forcehttp://www.ietf.org/
RFCIETF Request For Comment $1http://www.ietf.org/rfc.htmlhttp://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc$1.txt

Technical Acronyms

AcronymDescription
ADSLAsymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AGPAccelerated Graphics Port
AIFFAudio Interchange File Format
AIXAdvanced Interactive Executive
ANSIAmerican National Standards Institute
APIApplication Program Interface
ASCIIAmerican Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASPActive Server Page or Application Service Provider
ATAAdvanced Technology Attachment
ATMAsynchronous Transfer Mode
BASICBeginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BIOSBasic Input/Output System
BMPBitmap
BTSBug Tracking System
CADComputer-Aided Design
CCDCharged Coupled Device
CDMACode Division Multiple Access
CDROMCompact Disc Read-Only Memory
CDRWCompact Disc Re-Writable
CDRCompact Disc Recordable
CDCompact Disc
CGICommon Gateway Interface
CISCComplex Instruction Set Computing
CMOSComplementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
CMYKCyan Magenta Yellow Black
CPACost Per Action
CPCCost Per Click
CPLCost Per Lead
CPMCost Per 1,000 Impressions
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CRMCustomer Relationship Management
CRTCathode Ray Tube
CRUDCreate, Read, Update, and Delete
CSSCascading Style Sheet
CTPComposite Theoretical Performance
CTRClick-Through Rate
DBMSDatabase Management System
DDR2Double Data Rate 2
DDRDouble Data Rate
DHCPDynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DIMMDual In-Line Memory Module
DLLDynamic Link Library
DMADirect Memory Access
DNSDomain Name System
DRMDigital Rights Management
DSLAMDigital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer
DSLDigital Subscriber Line
DTDDocument Type Definition
DVDRAMDigital Versatile Disc Random Access Memory
DVDRWDigital Versatile Disk Rewritable
DVDRWDigital Versatile Disk Rewritable
DVDRDigital Versatile Disc Recordable
DVDRDigital Versatile Disc Recordable
DVDDigital Versatile Disc
DVIDigital Video Interface
DVRDigital Video Recorder
DVDigital Video
EPSEncapsulated PostScript
EUPEnterprise Unified Process
FAQFrequently Asked Questions
FPUFloating Point Unit
FSBFrontside Bus
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
FiOSFiber Optic Service
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
GIGOGarbage In, Garbage Out
GISGeographic Information Systems
GPSGlobal Positioning System
GPUGraphics Processing Unit
GUIGraphical User Interface
HDTVHigh Definition Televsion
HDVHigh-Definition Video
HFSHierarchical File System
HTMLHyper-Text Markup Language
HTTPHyperText Transfer Protocol
ICFInternet Connection Firewall
ICSInternet Connection Sharing
IDEIntegrated Device Electronics
IEEEInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IMAPInternet Message Access Protocol
IMInstant Message
IOInput/Output
IPXInternetwork Packet Exchange
IPInternet Protocol
IRCInternet Relay Chat
IRQInterrupt Request
ISAIndustry Standard Architecture
ISDNIntegrated Services Digital Network
ISOInternational Organization for Standardization
ISPInternet Service Provider
ITInformation Technology
IVRInteractive Voice Response
InterNICInternet Network Information Center
JPEGJoint Photographic Experts Group
JSPJava Server Page
KbpsKilobits Per Second
LANLocal Area Network
LCDLiquid Crystal Display
LDAPLightweight Directory Access Protocol
LPILines Per Inch
MACAddress Media Access Control Address
MCAMicro Channel Architecture
MIDIMusical Instrument Digital Interface
MIPSMillion Instructions Per Second
MP3MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3
MPEGMoving Picture Experts Group
MbpsMegabits Per Second
NATNetwork Address Translation
NICNetwork Interface Card
NNTPNetwork News Transfer Protocol
NOCNetwork Operations Center
NTFSNew Technology File System
NetBIOSNetwork Basic Input/Output System
OCROptical Character Recognition
ODBCOpen Database Connectivity
OEMOriginal Equipment Manufacturer
OLAPOnline Analytical Processing
OLEObject Linking and Embedding
OSPFOpen Shortest Path First
P2PPeer To Peer
PCBPrinted Circuit Board
PCIPeripheral Component Interconnect
PCMCIAPersonal Computer Memory Card International Association
PDAPersonal Digital Assistant
PDFPortable Document Format
PHPHypertext Preprocessor
PIMPersonal Information Manager
PNGPortable Network Graphic
PODPlain Old Document (Perl)
POP3Post Office Protocol
PPCPay Per Click
PPGAPlastic Pin Grid Array
PPPPoint to Point Protocol
PRAMParameter Random Access Memory
RAIDRedundant Array of Independent Disks
RAMRandom Access Memory
RDFResource Description Framework
RDRAMRambus Dynamic Random Access Memory
RESTRepresentational State Transfer
RGBRed Green Blue
RISCReduced Instruction Set Computing
ROMRead-Only Memory
RPCRemote Procedure Call
RSSRDF Site Summary
RTFRich Text Fomat
RUPRational Unified Process
SATASerial Advanced Technology Attachment
SCSISmall Computer System Interface
SDRAMSynchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SDSLSymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
SDSecure Digital
SEOSearch Engine Optimization
SIMMSingle In-Line Memory Module
SMARTSelf-Monitoring Analysis And Reporting Technology
SMSShort Message Service
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol
SOAPSimple Object Access Protocol
SQLStructured Query Language
SSLSecure Sockets Layer
TCPIPTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TFTThin-Film Transistor
TIFFTagged Image File Format
TTLTime To Live
TWAINToolkit Without An Informative Name
UDPUser Datagram Protocol
UMLUnified Modeling Language
UNCUniversal Naming Convention
URIUniversal Resource Identifier
URLUniform Resource Locator
USBUniversal Serial Bus
VCIVirtual Channel Identifier
VCSVersion Control System
VFATVirtual File Allocation Table
VGAVideo Graphics Array
VLBVESA Local Bus
VPIVirtual Path Identifier
VPNVirtual Private Network
VRAMVideo Random Access Memory
VRMLVirtual Reality Modeling Language
VoIPVoice Over Internet Protocol
WAISWide Area Information Server
WANWide Area Network
WEPWired Equivalent Privacy
WPAWi-Fi Protected Access
WWWWorld Wide Web
WiFiWireless Fidelity
XHTMLExtensible Hypertext Markup Language
XMLExtensible Markup Language
Y2KYear 2000
ZIFZero Insertion Force
sRGBStandard Red Green Blue

Colourful Acronyms

AcronymDescription
AAMOFAs a matter of fact...
AFAICRAs far as I can remember...
AFAIKAs far as I know...
AFKAway from keyboard.
AKAAlso known as...
AOLAmerica On Line
BAKBack at keyboard.
BBFNBye bye for now
BBIABBe back in a bit.
BBIAFMBe back in a few minutes.
BBIAFBe back in a few.
BBIAMBe back in a minute.
BBLBe back later.
BBSBe back soon.
BFNBye for now
BRBBe right back.
BTWBy the way...
BYKTBut you knew that
CMIIWCorrect me if I'm wrong
CUL8RSee you later.
CULSee you later.
CUSee you.
DIIKDamned if I know||
EOLEnd of line/lecture
ETLAExtended Three Letter Acronym
FITBFill in the blank
FOADFk off and die||
FOAFFriend of a friend.
FOTCLFalling out the chair laughing||
FTFFace-to-face.
FUBARFked up beyond all recognition
FWIWFor what it's worth...
FYAFor your amusement...
FYIFor your information...
GFYGo fk yourself||
GMTAGreat minds think alike||
GTGGot to go.
HHOJHa-ha, only joking||
HHOKHa-ha, only kidding||
HTHHope this helps
IACIn any case...
IAEIn any event...
ICLIn Christian love
IMAOIn my arrogant opinion...
IMCOIn my considered opinion
IMHOIn my humble opinion...
IMNSHOIn my not-so-humble opinion...
IMOIn my opinion...
IOWIn other words...
IRLIn real life.
L8RLater
LMAOLaughing my arse off||
LOLLaughing out loud||
LTNSLong time no see||
LTNTLong time no type||
MGBMay God bless
MHOTYMy hat's off to you
MOTASMember of the appropriate sex.
MOTDMessage of the day.
MOTOSMember of the opposite sex.
MOTSSMember of the same sex.
NBDNo big deal||
NMNevermind.
NPNo problem.
NRNNo response necessary.
NTMKNot to My Knowledge
OICOh, I see.
OTBOh, to bed.
OTOHOn the other hand...
OTWOn the way.
PITAPain in the arse.
PMJPardon my jumping in.
POVPoint of view.
RLReal life.
ROFLMAORolling on the floor laughing my arse off||
ROFLRolling on the floor laughing||
ROFRolling on the floor
ROTFLRolling on the floor laughing
RSNReal soon now.
RTFMRead the fking manual||
RTMRead the manual||
SIFOTCNSitting in front of the computer naked.
SITDStill in the dark.
TANSTAAFLThere ain't no such thing as a free lunch||
TIAThanks in advance.
TICTongue in cheek.
TLAThree Letter Acronym
TTFNTa-ta for now||
TTYLTalk to you later||
TYVMThank you very much
WBWelcome back||
WTFWhat the fk?
WTGWay to go||
WTHWhat the hell?
WYSIWYGwhat you see is what you get
YMMVYour mileage may vary

Examples

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