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Technical Definitions Websites

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.

ChipDirectory website - huge list.

Abbreviations Used in Electronics
By Twysted Pair.

Acronyms of Communications
Very extensive list from Columbia university.

Acronym Addiction
Spectrum's Guide to Recent Electronics: Industry Acronyms and Abbreviations (SGTREIAA)

Acronyms & Glossary
A Glossary of radio, electronic, military, and other terms used in Monitoring Times®.

Acronyms Glossary
From International Rectifier.

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

Acronyms & Text Messaging
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

Aerospace Science & Technology Dictionary
From NASA, by Rick Spencer.

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

Antenna Terms & Formulas
By Antenna Research Associates (ARA) now Seavey Engineering Associates.

Cell Phone Terms
From the USS Clueless website.

Communications Dictionary
Glossary of terms from Communications System Design magazine.

Provides free technical definitions, computer definitions, and business terms.

Dictionary & Thesaurus

Electronic Engineering Abbreviations, Acronyms
Extensive list provided by Leroy Davis.

Federal Standard 1037C
A really nice collection of communications terms.

Glossary of Filter Terms
Compliments of retired professor Tim Hooper, University of New South Wales. Tim also runs a design service.

Glossary of RF & Microwave Terms
From Spectrum Microwave.

Glossary of Software Acronyms
From Enterprise Software Selection.

Glossary of Test & Measurement Terms
From Ideal Industries, Inc.

GSA Federal Technology Service
Huge list of technical definitions.

IEV Technical Dictionary
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 Forum: Basics, by Agilent Technologies.

Mobile Telecommunications
Glossary of telecommunication terms, from The Mobile Phone Directory.

IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry - very extensive index of chemical terms.

Radar Terminology
Radar Jargon from the UK.

RF & Communications Terminology and Glossary
This glossary is part of the National Instruments Measurement Fundamentals series.

RF Electronics Dictionary
Created by: RF World.

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

RF Glossary of Terms
Full glossary of terms from RF Design.

RF Power Engineering Glossary
From dBm Engineering.

RF Terminology
From Winchester Electronics.

Semiconductor Terms
Glossary of terms from Sony.

Statistics Glossary
By Lancaster University.

"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.

Online dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet technology definitions.

Wiley InterScience
Search for acronyms by terms and keywords.

Wireless Terms
From JiWire, Inc.

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