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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name;


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

acronym n 1: a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

ACRONYM Abbreviated Coded Rendition Of Name Yielding Meaning (slang)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

ACRONYM Abbreviation by CROping Names that Yield Meaning (slang)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

acronym An identifier formed from some of the letters (often the initials) of a phrase and used as an abbreviation. A TLA is a meta-acronym, i.e. an acronym about acronyms. This dictionary (FOLDOC) contains a great many acronyms; see the contents page (/contents/all.html) for a list. (2014-08-14)