Example sentences for: abbreviations

How can you use “abbreviations” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Abbreviations

  • List of Abbreviations

  • To save space, the following abbreviations are used for languages quoted: F = French, G = German, R = Russian, S = Spanish.

  • Most of the elements discovered in the first exuberant wave of Enlightenment chemistry bear abbreviations close to their actual names: Ni for nickel, first identified in 1751 (an abbreviation of German Kupfernickel , copper-demon, so called because miners first noticed it as a stubborn adulterant of copper ore), Al for aluminum—spelled alumin i um in the British Commonwealth nations (named in 1825 from Latin alumen , astringent substance), Co for cobalt (isolated in 1735; the name is a variant of German Kobold , a kind of imp).

  • List of abbreviations


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