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Acronym Finder is an online database of abbreviations (acronyms, initialisms, and otherwise) and their meanings. It includes over 900,000 human-edited and verified definitions, many of them related to computers, technology, telecommunications, science, medicine and the military. While the database is not open content, users can help to expand the database by submitting new definitions, which are subject to editorial control. The name of anyone contributing more than 50 definitions is listed on the website. Thanks to these contributors, the site's database grows at the rate of over 6,000 new definitions each month.
Acronym Finder also includes a Systematic Buzz Phrase Projector, a light-hearted tool that randomly generates jargon-like phrases and abbreviations — usually initialisms that would be unpronounceable as acronyms — and meanings from 30 cleverly chosen buzz words.
The database was founded in 1997 by Mike Molloy, who continues to develop it. Today, it is published by Mountain Data Systems LLC.
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