[Academic & Science] abbreviations

  • Ac  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Actinium

    • Definition: Actinium is a chemical element with symbol Ac and atomic number 89. It was discovered by Friedrich Oskar Giese ... more >>
    • Example: Actinium is a chemical element with symbol Ac and atomic number 89. It was discovered by Friedrich Oskar Giesel in 1902, who isolated the element the same year. Actinium gave the name to the actinide series, a group of 15 similar elements between actinium and lawrencium in the periodic table.

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  • Al  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Aluminum

    • Example: Element 13 is called either aluminum or aluminium. Here is a look at the reason for the two different names.

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  • AC  (Academic & Science > Architecture)

    Stand For:  Alternating Current

    • Example: Alternating Current (AC) Alternating current describes the flow of charge that changes direction periodically. As a result, the voltage level also reverses along with the current.

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  • ACE  (Academic & Science > Chemistry)

    Stand For:  Acetate

    • Definition: An acetate /ˈæsɪteɪt/ is a salt formed by the combination of acetic acid with an alkaline, earthy, or metallic base. ... more >>

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  • AA  (Academic & Science > Electronics)

    Stand For:  Atomic Absorption

    • Example: 1 Atomic absorption spectrometry Atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS) is an analytical technique that measures the concentrations of elements. Atomic absorption is so

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  • AAS  (Academic & Science > Electronics)

    Stand For:  Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

    • Example: Atomic absorption spectroscopy. Atomic absorption spectroscopy is an alternative technique that measures the light absorbed by ions during electronic excitation in a flame.

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  • ABE  (Academic & Science > Electronics)

    Stand For:  Acceptor Bound Exciton

    • Example: We report on a theoretical and experimental study of acceptor bound exciton recombination. We present calculations of phononless Auger and radiative recombination in direct and indirect band gap materials.

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  • ABM  (Academic & Science > Electronics)

    Stand For:  Activity Based Management

    • Example: In accounting, activity based management (ABM) is a method of internal analysis that identifies business activities within a company.

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