100 Abbreviations and Their Meanings, Short Forms of Words

There are many abbreviations used in the English language, and their meanings can vary depending on the context in which they are used. In order to avoid confusion, it is important to be aware of the most common abbreviations and their meanings. This article will provide a list of 100 of the most commonly used abbreviations, with their corresponding meanings.

Abbreviations and Their Meanings

  1. GIF: Graphics Interchange Format
  2. IQ: Intelligence Quotient
  3. ASAP: As Soon As Possible
  4. FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
  5. DIY: Do It Yourself
  6. BRB: Be Right Back
  7. LOL: Laugh Out Loud
  8. FYI: For Your Information
  9. NASA: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. PIN: Personal Identification Number
  11. ATM: Automated Teller Machine
  12. CPU: Central Processing Unit
  13. HDMI: High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  14. UFO: Unidentified Flying Object
  15. ETA: Estimated Time of Arrival
  16. VPN: Virtual Private Network
  17. USB: Universal Serial Bus
  18. LED: Light Emitting Diode
  19. LCD: Liquid Crystal Display
  20. SUV: Sport Utility Vehicle
  21. MPG: Miles Per Gallon
  22. TBA: To Be Announced
  23. TBD: To Be Determined
  24. SOP: Standard Operating Procedure
  25. HTTP: Hypertext Transfer Protocol
  26. HTTPS: Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
  27. SSN: Social Security Number
  28. RFID: Radio-Frequency Identification
  29. OEM: Original Equipment Manufacturer
  30. LAN: Local Area Network
  31. WAN: Wide Area Network
  32. RAM: Random Access Memory
  33. ROM: Read-Only Memory
  34. GUI: Graphical User Interface
  35. HTML: Hypertext Markup Language
  36. CSS: Cascading Style Sheets
  37. PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor
  38. SQL: Structured Query Language
  39. API: Application Programming Interface
  40. BMI: Body Mass Index
  41. B2B: Business to Business
  42. B2C: Business to Consumer
  43. FTP: File Transfer Protocol
  44. JPEG: Joint Photographic Experts Group
  45. PNG: Portable Network Graphics
  46. TIFF: Tagged Image File Format
  47. SWAT: Special Weapons And Tactics
  48. NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization

100 Abbreviations

abbreviations and their meaning