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backronym

A portmanteau of “back” and “acronym”, describing a word that was retrospectively turned into an acronym. The prototypic medical backronym is that of the Apgar rating system named after Virginia Apgar; 10 years after her seminal publication, the mnemonic backronym APGAR was created in the US and been widely adopted in countries where English is spoken. It stands for Appearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, and Respiration.
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The author of the Aviation Consumer review stated that he was nearly sold on the ring magnet concept from Tempest, and he asked us at Champion why we didn't include a ring magnet in our filter.
Tempest shoved Miss Flanagan and she fell through the glass door.
Tempest said she had had a three-year relationship with the chiropractor, who she met in 2001, and that she had arrived at the address at about 10.
Tempest said after a spare room had been made up for Miss Flanagan she had gone to bed first, going to the bedroom she normally shared with Dr Hunter.
Shortly before rising to return to a Tempest rehearsal, Mr.
The TEMPEST Mobile Workstation was designed in response to our customers' needs for a full-sized, secure, transportable system," said Chris Wahlen, vice president, Secure Systems, Wang Government Services.
The new standards announced this summer established a tri-level hierarchy of Tempest protection.
Tempest has designed, engineered and installed hundreds of in-building and outdoor coverage solutions for major service providers, large enterprises, public venues, hospitals, educational institutions, municipalities and state and federal governments.
Tempest is a strong character with a strong voice, and her anger at her mother is palpable and realistic; there are no easy answers or immediate forgiveness.
Tempest, of Windermere Drive, Streetly, appeared in Birmingham Crown Court yesterday where she denied assaulting the policewoman.
The tale begins as Captain Tempest (Jeff Lucas), his ship's cook (Jeff Vincent) and the rest of the starship Albatross crew are on a routine mission patrolling the galaxy.