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“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
05/06/2023 2:47 PM

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Some Common Abbreviations

Word Abbreviation
abbreviation abbr.
absent without leave AWOL
Academy Acad.
altitude alt.
amplitude modulation AM
anno Domini A.D.
ante meridiem (before noon) A.M.
apartment apt.
Association Assn.
August Aug.
Avenue Ave.
Bachelor of Arts B.A.
Bachelor of Science B.S.
Before Christ B.C.
born (indicating a birth date) b.
Boulevard Blvd.
Captain Capt.
Celsius, Centigrade C
center ctr.
centimeter cm
century cent.
circa (approximate date) c. or ca.
Colonel Col.
Corporal Cpl.
Corporation Corp.
Court Ct.
cubic cu
department dept.
District of Columbia D.C.
Doctor Dr.
division div.
Drive Dr.
east E
edition ed.
exempli gratia (for example) e.g.
et alia (and others) et al.


Word Abbreviation
et cetera (and so on) etc.
Fahrenheit F
February Feb.
foot ft.
Fort Ft.
frequency modulation FM
gallon gal.
General Gen.
Governor Gov.
Greenwich Mean Time GMT
highway hwy.
hour hr
id est (that is) i.e.
inch in.
incorporated inc.
January Jan.
Junior Jr.
Kelvin K
kilogram kg
kilometer km
Lake Lk.
Lane Ln.
library lib.
latitude lat.
library lib.
Lieutenant Lt.
Limited Ltd.
longitude long.
meter m
minute min
Medical Doctor (Medicinae Doctor) M.D.
mile mi
miles per hour mph
milligram mg
millimeter mm
Mister Mr.
Word Abbreviation
Monsignor Msgr.
month mo.
mountain mt.
museum mus.
north N
November Nov.
number no.
October Oct.
ounce oz.
page p.
pint pt.
plural pl.
population pop.
post meridiem (after noon) P.M.
Professor Prof.
quart qt.
Road Rd.
Registered Nurse R.N.
revolutions per minute rpm
second sec
September Sept.
Sergeant Sgt.
Sister Sr.
south S
square sq
Station Sta.
Street St.
suite ste.
Sunday Sun.
Terrace Ter.
Turnpike Tpk.
University Univ.
United States of America USA or U.S.A.
volume vol.
weight wt.
west W

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