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The Cassell Dictionary of Abbreviations
     

The Cassell Dictionary of Abbreviations

by David Pickering
 

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Finally, a handy reference that explains the meanings behind all the abbreviations that fill television, newspapers, books, and magazines. In an age when virtually every organization, invention, and cultural, technological or social concept is immediately shortened to its initialized form, a good dictionary of abbreviations is an essential aid. Read through thousands

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Finally, a handy reference that explains the meanings behind all the abbreviations that fill television, newspapers, books, and magazines. In an age when virtually every organization, invention, and cultural, technological or social concept is immediately shortened to its initialized form, a good dictionary of abbreviations is an essential aid. Read through thousands of entries that concisely define what each letter means. 352 pages, 6 X 9 1/4.

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A listing of 40,000 abbreviations in common usage, their meaning, and how to use them. The abbreviations and acronyms include Latin, French, and German translations from areas as diverse as science, technology, law, business, politics, and music. The appendices include: Roman numerals, the Greek alphabet; and symbols for algebra, geometry, chemistry, botany, astronomy, and the zodiac. Distributed by Sterling Publishing Co. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780304350339
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.08(d)

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