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Listing all the definitions and abbreviations used in the technical world is too large of an effort for one website. So, we have compiled this large collection for you to use. If you have another site to suggest, please submit it using the blue link below.

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embeddedlinks.com/chipdir/abbrev.htm
ChipDirectory website - huge list.

Abbreviations Used in Electronics
twysted-pair.com/abbreviations.htm
By Twysted Pair.

Acronyms of Communications
cs.columbia.edu/~hgs/acronyms/full.html
Very extensive list from Columbia university.

Acronym Addiction
spectrum.ieee.org/oct06/4657
Spectrum's Guide to Recent Electronics: Industry Acronyms and Abbreviations (SGTREIAA)

Acronyms & Glossary
grove-ent.com/mtglossary.html
A Glossary of radio, electronic, military, and other terms used in Monitoring Times®.

Acronyms Glossary
irf.com/technical-info/guide/gloss.html
From International Rectifier.

Acronym Finder
acronymfinder.com
Find out what those acronyms and abbreviations stand for.

Acronyms & Text Messaging
netlingo.com/emailsh.cfm
805-794-8687
Commonly seen wherever people get online, including instant messaging, cell phones, PDAs, Web sites, in newsgroup postings, and on blogs, these abbreviations are used to communicate with each other, from Netlingo.com.

Aerospace Science & Technology Dictionary
hq.nasa.gov/office/hqlibrary/aerospacedictionary
From NASA, by Rick Spencer.

American National Standard Telecom Glossary
atis.org/tg2k
Prepared by T1A1 Technical Subcommittee on Performance and Signal Processing.

Antenna Terms & Formulas
ara-inc.com/PDF-RF/015-standard.pdf
By Antenna Research Associates (ARA) now Seavey Engineering Associates.

Cell Phone Terms
denbeste.nu/cdmafaq/glossary.shtml
From the USS Clueless website.

Communications Dictionary
csdmag.com/glossary/define.htm
Glossary of terms from Communications System Design magazine.

DefineThat
definethat.com/default.asp
Provides free technical definitions, computer definitions, and business terms.

Dictionary & Thesaurus
dictionary.com
From Dictionary.com.

Electronic Engineering Abbreviations, Acronyms
interfacebus.com/Engineering_Acronyms.html
Extensive list provided by Leroy Davis.

Federal Standard 1037C
its.bldrdoc.gov/fs-1037/fs-1037c.htm
A really nice collection of communications terms.

Glossary of Filter Terms
members.ozemail.com.au/~timhoop/glossary.htm
Compliments of retired professor Tim Hooper, University of New South Wales. Tim also runs a design service.

Glossary of RF & Microwave Terms
spectrummicrowave.com/glossary.asp
From Spectrum Microwave.

Glossary of Software Acronyms
softwareselection.technologyevaluation.com/DOC-Glossary-Of-Terms/Glossary-Of-Software-Acronyms.html
From Enterprise Software Selection.
Glossary of Test & Measurement Terms
idealindustries.com/support/test_measurement/glossary.jsp
From Ideal Industries, Inc.

GSA Federal Technology Service
gsa.gov/gsa/cm_attachments/GSA_DOCUMENT/fdstd800_R2E-sC-e_0Z5RDZ-i34K-pR.doc
Huge list of technical definitions.

IEV Technical Dictionary
domino.iec.ch/iev/iev.nsf/Welcome?OpenForm
The IEC has been engaged in defining and standardizing minology since 1909. This work is carried out under the auspices of TC1 (Terminology) and is published as the International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) comprising over 10,000 pages.

Metrology
metrologyforum.tm.agilent.com/terminology.shtml
Metrology Forum: Basics, by Agilent Technologies.

Mobile Telecommunications
mobile-phone-directory.org/Glossary
Glossary of telecommunication terms, from The Mobile Phone Directory.

IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology
iupac.org/publications/compendium/index.html
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry - very extensive index of chemical terms.

Radar Terminology
radarpages.co.uk/glossary/glossary.htm
Radar Jargon from the UK.

RF & Communications Terminology and Glossary
zone.ni.com/devzone/cda/tut/p/id/4816
This glossary is part of the National Instruments Measurement Fundamentals series.

RF Electronics Dictionary
babylon.com/dictionary/36307/RF-Electronics.html
Created by: RF World.

RF Filter Glossary
trilithic.com/RF and Microwave Components/Support/Glossary.html
From Trilithic, Inc.

RF Glossary of Terms
rfdesign.com/glossary
Full glossary of terms from RF Design.

RF Power Engineering Glossary
dbmengineering.com/glossary.html
From dBm Engineering.

RF Terminology
winchesterelectronics.com/products/rf/rfterminology.asp
From Winchester Electronics.

Semiconductor Terms
products.sel.sony.com/semi/glossary.html
Glossary of terms from Sony.

Statistics Glossary
cas.lancs.ac.uk/glossary_v1.1/Alphabet.html
By Lancaster University.

TECHtionary
techtionary.com
"World's first and largest rich media source on technology." More than 2,672 tutorials on seemingly every aspect of technology - RF, microwaves, antennas, optics, data transmission, mathematics, chemistry, physics. All presentations are done in LiquidMotion. This is an incredibly extensive and well-done work.

Webopedia
webopedia.com
Online dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet technology definitions.

Wiley InterScience
onlinelibrary.wiley.com
Search for acronyms by terms and keywords.

Wireless Terms
jiwire.com/glossary.htm
From JiWire, Inc.
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