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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acronym 
  n  :  a  word  formed  from  the  initial  letters  of  a  multi-word  name 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  acronym 
 
    An  identifier  formed  from  some  of  the  letters  (often 
  the  initials)  of  a  phrase  and  used  as  an  abbreviation.  {This 
  dictionary}  contains  a  great  many  acronyms;  see  the  contents 
  page  for  a  list. 
 
  See  also  {TLA}. 
 
  (1995-03-15) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ACRONYM 
  Abreviation  by  CROping  Names  that  Yield  Meaning  (slang) 
 
 




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