Abbreviations – Everyday Science

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ABMAnti-Ballistic Missile
ACAlternating Current/Air Conditioning
AECAtomic Energy Commission
AMAnte Maridiem (Before Noon/Midday)
APTECAll Pakistan Technology Engineers Council
ATMAutomated Teller Machine (Banking)
AWAtomic Weight/ Asia Watch
ADHAnti-diuretic Hormone
AWACSAirborne Warning and Control System
AMU Atomic Mass Unit
AIDSAcquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
ATPAdenosine Tri Phosphate
BTUBritish thermal Unit
BASICBeginner‘s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BDSBachelor Of Dental Surgery/ Bomb Disposal Squad
BPBlood Pressure/ Boiling Point/ Blue Print
BIOSBasic Input Output System
BCGBacillus Calmette Guerin
BOTBuild, Operate and Transfer/Botulinum Toxin
C/ACurrent Account
CFCChloro Fluoro Carbon
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CROCathode Ray Oscilloscope
CRTCathode Ray Tube
CNSCentral Nervous System
CCTV Closed-Circuit Television
CAA Civil Aviation Authority
CABBCentre Of Agricultural Biochemistry And Biotechnology
CADComputerAided Design
CDCompact Disc/ Civil Defence/ Community Development
CD-ROMCompact Disc Read-Only Memory
CECPCotton Export Corporation Of Pakistan
CHASNUPPChashma Nuclear Power Plant
CMCCChina Mobile Communications Corporation
COMComputer Aided Manufacturing
COMSATCommunications Satellite Corporation
COMSTECHCouncil Of Scientific And Technology Cooperation Of Islamic Conference
CSIROCommonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation
CTBTComprehensive Test Ban Treaty
CT-ScanComputerised Axial Tomography Scanning
CNGCompressed Natural Gas
DNADeoxyribonucleic Acid
DBSData Base Server/ Direct Broadcast Satellite
DVDDynamic Versatile Disc
EMF Electro Motive force
ETTEducational Telecommunications and Technology/ European Transaction on Telecommunication
ECATEngineering Colleges Admission Test
EDBEngineering Development Board
ENERCONEnergy Conservation Centre
EPAEnergy Protection Agency
EPDEnergy Protection Department
ESAEuropean Space Agency
ESROEuropean Space Research Organisation
ECGElectro Cardio Gram
FATFile Allocation Table
FCPSFellow Of The Royal College Of Physicians And Surgeons
FMFrequency Modulation
FMCTFissile Material Cut-Off Treaty
FRCSFellow Of The Royal College Of Surgeons
GeVGiga Electro Volt
GUTGrand Unified Theory
GMTGreenwich Mean Time
HIVHuman Immune Deficiency Virus
HTMLHypertext Mark-Up Language
HTTPHyper Text Transfer Protocol
HSTHigh Speed Technology/ High Speed Train (in UK)/Hubble Space Telescope
HDLHardware Description Language
IAEAInternational Atomic Energy Agency (UN)
IBMInternational Business Machine
ICIntegrated Circuit/ Intelligence Corps
ICBMInter-Continental Ballistic Missile
ICUIntensive Care Unit
IEAInternational Energy Agency
INSTRAWInternational Research And Training Institute For The Advancement Of Women
INTELSACInternational Telecommunications Satellite Consortium
INTELSATInternational Telecommunications Satellite Organisation
IRBMIntermediate Range ballistic Missile
ISPInternet Service Provider
ITInformation Technology
ITBInformation Technology Board
JAXAJapan Aerospace Exploration Agency
KANUPPKarachi Nuclear Power Plant
KAPCOKot Adu Power Company
KVKilo Volt
KWhKilo Watt Hour
LPGLiquefied Petroleum Gas
LASERLight Amplification by Stimulated emission of Radiation
LANLocal Area Network
LDLLow Density Lipoprotein
LEDLight emitting Diode
LCDLiquid Crystal Display
LONARLong Range Navigation
MAFMillion Acre Feet
MCVMean Corpuscular Volume
MASERMicrowave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
MeVMega Electron Volt/ Million Electron Volt/ Multi-experiment Viewer
MCATMedical Colleges Admission Test
MDSMaster In Dental Surgery
MNPMobile Number Probability
MRBMMedium Range Ballistic Missile
MRCPMember Of Royal College Of Physicians
MRCSMember Of Royal College Of Surgeons
MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging
MSMedical Superintendent
MSNMicrosoft Network
NADRANational Database And Registration Authority
NEPRANational Electric Power Regulatory Authority
NMNautical Mile
NMDNational Missile Defence
NPTNon-Nuclear Proliferation Treaty
NRANuclear Regulatory Authority
NWDNation Wide Dialling
NTPNetwork Time Protocol/ Normal Temperature and Pressure
NPNNegative Positive Negative
OGRAOil And Gas Regulatory Authority
OGDCOil And Gas Development Corporation
PVCPoly vinyl Chloride
PTFEPoly Tetra Fluoro Ethylene
pmPost Meridian
PEMRAPakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority
PTAPakistan Telecommunication Authority
PNPPurine Nucleoside Phosphorylase
RBCRed Blood Cells/Corpuscles
RNARibonucleic Acid
RAMRandom Access Memory
ROMRead Only Memory
RQRespiratory Quotient
RADARRadio Detection And Ranging
SONARSound Navigation And Ranging
SARSSevere Acute Respiratory Syndrome
STPStandard Temperature And Pressure/Shielded Twisted Pair/Sodium Tripolyphosphate/Spanning Tree Protocol
SALTStrategic Arms Limitation Talks
SLVSatellite Launch Vehicle
SMSShort Message Service
SNGPLSui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited
SONARSound Navigation And Ranging
SSGPLSui Southern Gas Pipeline Limited
STDSubscriber‘s Trunk Dialling
STMSubscriber Identification
SUPARCOSpace And Upper Atmosphere Research Committee (Pakistan)
TNTTri Nitro Toluen
TBTubercle Bacillus/ Tuberculosis
UHFUltra High Frequency
UNAECUnited Nations Atomic Energy Commission
UNESCOUnited Nations Education, Scientific And Cultural Organisation
VCDVideo Compact Disc
VHFVery High Frequency
WWWWorld Wide Web
WANWide Area Network
WANWide Area Network
WAPWireless Application Protocol
WAPDAWater And Power Development Authority
WHOWorld Health Organisation
WMDWeapons Of Mass Destruction
WWFWorld Wildlife Fund
ZPGZero Population Growth

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