Example sentences for: acronym

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

  • That captures the initial-letter sense of acronym but uses the combining form bi- signifying two (from the Latin bi- meaning twice or having two).

  • The sandy shallows are ideal for swimming and snorkeling, and since the development of scuba (an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) gear in the 1930s, the seas around the Bahamas have become a top destination for diving enthusiasts from around the world.

  • It's true that the Public Intellectuals Program--didn't anyone notice that the acronym is PIP?

  • I found myself turning to a dictionary of computer terminology on the Web to decipher every third acronym (BIOS?

  • Perhaps inspired by its own acronym, ESPRIT insists that each ESPRIT project, however complex its title, choose a single-word acronym by which it may be identified; and ESPRIT itself never refers to projects by their full names, but only by the acronyms.

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