Space-age acronyms

abbreviations and designations
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IFI/Plenum , New York, London
Astronautics -- Abbreviations., Aeronautics -- Abbreviations., Astronautics -- Acronyms., Aeronautics -- Acro
Statementby Reta C. Moser ; with a foreword by Bill M. Woods.
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Genre/Form: Acronyms Abbreviations: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moser, Reta C. Space-age acronyms. New York, Plenum Press, (OCoLC) Space-Age Acronyms | Acronym agglomeration is an affliction of the age, and there are acronym addicts who, in their weakness, find it impossible to resist them.

More than once in recent months my peers have cautioned me about my apparent readiness to use not only acronyms, but abbreviations, foreign- isms, codes, and other cryptic symbols rather than common, ordinary.

Genre/Form: Abbreviations Acronyms Abréviations: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moser, Reta C. Space-age acronyms. New York, IFI/Plenum, The Paperback of the Space-Age Acronyms: Abbreviations and Designations by Reta C.

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The launch of Sputnik 1 in ushered in an exciting era of scientific and technological advancement. As television news anchors, radio hosts, and journalists reported the happenings of the American and the Soviet space programs to millions of captivated citizens, words that belonged to the worlds of science, aviation, and science fiction suddenly became part of the Cited by: 2.

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