Abbreviation means shortened form of a word or phrase, be it any organization, institute etc.

We use lot of abbreviations in our daily life, but many of us do not bother what they really stands for. Abbreviations were made to make our life easy, so that you don’t have to remember those long words.

Here we present you list of abbreviations with its full form which we use in our day to day life:

1. LAN – Local Area Network

lan-means-local-area-network

2. Cc / Bcc – Carbon copy / Blind carbon copy

cc-carbon-copy-bcc-blind-carbon-copy

3. CCTV – Closed Circuit Television

cctv-means-closed-circuit-television

4. CPU – Central Processing Unit

cpu-means-central-processing-unit

5. DSL – Digital Subscriber Line

dsl-means-digital-subscriber-line

6. DVD – Digital Video Disk

dvd-means-digital-video-disk

7. GIF – Graphics Interchange Format

gif-means-graphics-interchange-format

8. GPS – Global Positioning System

gps-means-global-positioning-system

9. GPU – Graphics Processing Unit

gpu-means-graphics-processing-unit

10. HDMI – High-Definition Multimedia Interface

hdmi-means-high-definition-multimedia-interface

11. HTML – Hyper Text Markup Language

html-means-hypertext-markup-language

12. HTTP – Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

http-means-hypertext-transfer-protocol

13. I/O – Input/Output

io-means-input-output

14. IP – Internet Protocol

ip-means-internet-protocol

15. ISP – Internet Service Provider

isp-means-internet-service-provider

16. JPEG – Joint Photographic Experts Group

jpeg-means-joint-photographic-experts-group

17. CAPTCHA – Completely Automated Public Turing Test to tell Computers & Humans Apart

captcha-means-completely-automated-public-turing-test-to-tell-computers-and-humans-apart

18. LCD – Liquid Crystal Display

lcd-means-liquid-crystal-display

19. MAC (address) – Media Access Control

mac-means-media-access-control

20. MPEG – Moving Picture Experts Group

mpeg-means-moving-picture-experts-group

21. PDF – Portable Document Format

pdf-means-portable-document-format

22. PNG (image format) – Portable Network Graphics

png-means-portable-network-graphics

23. SD Card – Secure Digital Card

sd-card-means-secure-digital-card

24. SQL – Structured Query Language

sql-means-structured-query-language

25. SSL – Secure Sockets Layer

ssl-means-secure-sockets-layer

26. URL – Universal Resource Locater

url-means-universal-resource-locater

27. WWW – World Wide Web

www-means-world-wide-web

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