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List of Acronyms

(X)HTML
(eXtensible) HyperText Markup Language

0K
Zero Killed (pronounced OK, as the expression that everything is okay)

A3
Anyplace, anywhere, anytime

AD
Anno Domini

ADL
Activities Of Daily Living

AED
Automated External Defibrillator

AF
Atrial Fibrillation

AFAIK
As far as I know

AFNOR
Association Française de NORmalisation

AKA
Above Knee Amputation

ALCON
All Concerned (U.S. Military)

ALEIR
Automated Law Enforcement Incident Report

AMA
Against Medical Advice

ANSI
American National Standard Institute

AODM
Adult Onset Diabetes Mellitus

AP
Apical Pulse

APC
Armored Personnel Carrier

APO
Army Post Office; See Also FPO

ASAP
As soon as possible

ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ASP
Active Server Pages

AV
Audiovisual

BIBO
Beer in, beer out

BID
Twice A Day

BM
Bowel Movement Or Breast Milk

BMI
Body Mass Index

BOHICA
Bend Over, Here It Comes Again

BP
Blood Pressure

BUN
Blood Urea Nitrogen

CABG
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

CBC
Complete Blood Count

CBG
Capillary Blood Glucose

CC
Chief Complaint

CCT
Circuit

CCW
Counter Clockwise

CHF
Congestive Heart Failure

CICO
Coffee in, coffee out

CNP
Continued in next post

CNS
Central Nervous System

COPD
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

CPAP
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

CSS
Cascading Style Sheets

CVA
Cerebral Vascular Accident

CW
Clockwise

DARPA
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Formed:Feb 7, 1958 (as ARPA) Headquarters:Arlington, Virginia, U.S. Employees:220

DB
Database

DHTML
Dynamic HyperText Markup Language

DKA
Diabetic Ketoacidosis

DL
Dead link

DM
Diabetic Mellitus

DNR
Do Not Resuscitate

DOA
Dead On Arrival

DOM
Document Object Model

DQMOT
Don't quote me on this

DTD
Document Type Definition

DVT
Deep Vein Thrombosis

DX
Diagnosis

ECG
Electro CardioGram

ECMA
European Computer Manufacturer Association

EEMD
Environment exceeded manufacturer's design

EMF
Electromotive Force

EMI
Electromagnetic Interference

EMP
ElectroMagnetic Pulse

EMR
Electromagnetic Radiation

EMSG
E-mail message

ESD
Electrostatic Discharge

ETA
Estimated Time of Arrival

ETS
Estimated Termination of Service

FAI
Fournisseur d'Accès à Internet

FAQ
Foire Aux Questions

FDA
Food & Drug Administration

FIDEV
Formation et Insertion pour DEficients Visuels

FPO
Fleet Post Office; See also APO

FTP
File Transfer Protocol

FUBAR
F****d up beyond all repair (or recognition)

FYI
For your information

GB
Gigabit

GERD
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

GFCI
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter

GI
Gastro-Intestinal

GPS
Global Positioning System

GU
Genito-Urinary

Gemach
Gemach (Hebrew: גמ"ח, plural, גמחים, gemachim, an abbreviation for גמילות חסדים, gemilut chasadim, "acts of kindness") is a Jewish free-loan fund which subscribes to both the positive Torah commandment of lending money and the Torah prohibition against charging interest on a loan to a fellow Jew. Unlike bank loans, gemach loans are interest-free, and are often set up with easy repayment terms.

Ghz
Gigahertz

HA
Headache

HDTV
High Definition TeleVision

HTML
HyperText Markup Language

HTTP
HyperText Transfer Protocol

Hz
Hertz

I
Current

IAHFL
The International Association of Hebrew Free Loans (IAHFL) is an umbrella organization for Hebrew Free Loan societies, organizations that offer interest-free loans. There are members around the world, with most in North America. Each member organization has its own rules regarding such things as who may borrow, the maximum loan amount, and the repayment process. However, all offer loans without interest. Hebrew Free Loan societies (such a society is also known as a Gemach) are based on the biblical injunction that Jews may not charge interest to other Jews in need, found in Exodus 22:25: "If you lend money to My people, to the poor among you, do not act towards them as a creditor; exact no interest from them." The IAHFL provides a forum for independent free loan societies to interact, share information, and helps establish new Hebrew Free Loans. There is an annual conference hosted by a member organization. The IAHFL produces a newsletter several times a year.

IP
Internet Protocol

IR
Infrared

IRC
Internet Relay Chat

ISO
International Organization of Standardization

J
Joule

JS
JavaScript

KATUSA
Korean Augmentation Troops to the United States Army (also known by lower ranking U.S. soldiers as "Koreans Aggravating The U.S. Army")

KB
Kilobyte

KHz
Kilohertz

KIA
Killed In Action

KISS
Keep it simple stupid

KIT
Keep in touch

KP
Kitchen Police or Kitchen Patrol

KWIM?
Know what I mean?

LMK
Let me know

LP/OP
Listening Post Observation Post

LPC
Leather Personnel Carrier (boot)

LZ
Landing Zone

MB
Megabyte

MCU
Microcontroller Unit

MHz
Megahertz

MIA
Missing In Action

MIME
Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension

MLRS
Multiple Launch Rocket System

MOPP
Mission Oriented Protective Posture

MOS
Military Occupation Specialty

MRE
Meal Ready to Eat (U.S. Military)

MVA
Motor Vehicle Accident

MW
Megawatt

Mb
Megabit

NCO
Non-Commissioned Officer

NKDA
No Known Drug Allergies

NSA
National Security Agency

NUB
Non-Useful Body

O/P
Output

OCV
Open Circuit Voltage

ODBC
Open Database Connectivity

OIC
Oh, I see

OIG
Office of Inspector Genera

OPSEC
Operations security

OT
Overtime

P3P
Platform for Privacy Preferences Project

PC
Personnal Computer

PCS
Permanent Change of Station

PGM
Program

PHP
PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor

PICS
Platform for Internet Content Selection

PMS
Planned Maintenance Schedule

PNG
Portable Network Graphics

POV
Privately Owned Vehicle

PRN
As needed

PS
PostScript

PT
Physical Training

PTR
Printer

PWL
Password List

PX
Post Exchange (U.S. Army)

PnP
Plug and Play

Q
Charge, denoting a quantity of electricity expressed in coulombs (C)

R
Resistance, measured and expressed in ohms (Ω)

RDF
Resource Description Framework

RDY
Ready

RF
Radio Frequency, describing the rate of oscillation

RFC
Request For Comment

RND
Random

RPG
Rocket-Propelled Grenade

RPM
Rounds per minute

RPT
Repeat

RSP
Response

RSS
RDF Site Summary

RST
Reset

RX
Receiver

Rx
Receive

S-HTTP
Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol

S/S
Signs & Symptoms

SAFE
Security and Freedom through Encryption

SAM
Surface-to-Air Missile

SGML
Standard Generalized Markup Language

SHTTP
Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol

SMIL
Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language

SNAFU
Situation Normal: All Fucked Up

SND
Sound

SSB
Single Sideband

SSII
Société de Service et d'Ingénierie Informatique

SVG
Scalable Vector Graphics

SW
Software

TAG
Technical Architecture Group

TB
Terabyte

TCP
Transmission Control Protocol

THX
Thanks

TIA
Transient Ischemic Attack

TM
Telemetry

TOW
Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided

TURP
Trans-Urethral Resection Of The Prostate

TX
Transmit

UA
Unauthorized Absence

UAV
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

UPS
Uninterruptible Power Supply

URI
Universal Resource Identifier

URL
Uniform Resource Locator

URN
Universal Resource Name

USAMRAA
United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

UTI
Urinary Tract Infection

UV
Ultraviolet

UXO
Unexploded Ordnance

V
Voltage/Volt, a unit of electromotive force

VA
Volt-Ampere, a unit of electrical power

W3C
World Wide Web Consortium

WAI
Web Accessibility Initiative

WBC
White Blood Cell

WCS
Worst Case Scenario

WNL
Within Normal Limits

WWW
World Wide Web

WYSIWYG
What You See Is What You Get

XHTML
eXtensible HyperText Markup Language

XML
eXtensible Markup Language

XSL
eXtensible Stylesheet Language

XSLT
eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transformation

YGBSM
You Gotta Be Shitting Me

YW
You're welcome

am
Ante Meridiem

cm
Centimeter

cmd
Command

db
Decibel

dc
Discontinue

kV
Kilovolt

kW
Kilowatt

km
Kilometer

mA
Milliampere

mV
Millivolt

ms
Millisecond

msg
Message

ns
Nanosecond

src
Source

404
I haven't a clue