Thursday, October 18, 2007


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Some abbreviations that we hear, read, and use and we don't know their meaning...

GPRS - (General Packet Radio Service)
FM - (Frequency Modulation)
AM - (Amplitude Modulation)
IP - (Internet Protocol)
TCP/IP - (Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol)
ISP - (Internet Service Provider)
VHF - (Very High Frequency)
UHF - (Ultra High Frequency)
LCD - (Liquid-Crystal Display)
MPEG - (Moving Pictures Experts Group)
MP3 - (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3)
RAM - (Random Access Memory)
WAN - (Wide Area Network)
LAN - (Local Area Network)
3D - (3 Dimensional)
3G - (3rd Generation)
CD - (Compact Disc)
DVD - (Digital Versatile/Video Disc)
DVDR - (Recordable DVD)
DVDW - (Rewriteable DVD)
SMS - (Short Messaging Service)
MMS - (Multimedia Messaging Service)
IT - (Information Technology)
FAQ - (Frequently Asked Questions)
DSL - (Digital Subscriber Line)
IPO - (Initial Public Offerings)
FBI - (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
CIA - (Central Intelligence Agency)
S.W.A.T - (Special Weapons and Tactics)
GMC - (General Motors Corporation)
BMW - (Bavarian Motor Works)
HP - (Hewlett-Packard)
WWW - (World Wide Web)
HTTP - (HyperText Transfer Protocol)
URL - (Uniform resource Locator)
HTML - (HyperText Markup Language)
WAP - (Wireless Application Protocol)
PDF - (Portable Document Format)
MIDI - (Musical Instruament Digital Interface)
3GP or 3GPP - (3rd Generation Partnership Project)
AMR - (Adaptive Multi-Rate)
USB - (Universal Serial Bus)
IQ - (Intelligence Quotient)
MSN - (Microsoft Network)
CNN - (Cable News Network)
BBC - (British Broadcasting Corporation)
NBA - (National Basketball Association)
FIFA - (in french, Federation Internationale de Football Association)
- (in english, International Federation of Association Football)
UEFA - (Union of European Football Association)
NASA - (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
OPEC - (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)
UN - (United Nations)
LNB - (Low Noise Block converter}