Example sentences for: acronyms

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

  • The period between 1959 and 1965 was a surreal time of government by means of slogans and Orwellian acronyms.

  • Highlighting is a natural and favored component, as in the fondness for abbreviations, acronyms, capital letters, telescoping, emoticons, interjections, and other striking visual devices, not to mention their frequently slangy ( plunk I just put you in my killfile) or vulgar ( RTFM Read the fucking manual) content, as well as onomatopoeic renditions ( bang common spoken name for !).

  • Acronyms that contain only few letters are particularly problematic and must often be removed from the query in order to avoid high proportions of false-positive hits.

  • Here was someone who knew the acronyms, someone who could shine a light into the cave I was blindly fumbling in.

  • Short acronyms are especially problematic (for example, 'CT', the abbreviation for 'calcitonin' can be found in the title of over 20,000 abstracts, of which only 25 contain the term 'calcitonin').


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