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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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We can only assume that she decided to fly before the morning meal and was caught in the clutches of the tempest.
As it became more and more apparent that the Coldwater, under my seamanship, was weathering the tempest and giving promise of pulling through safely, I could have sworn that I perceived a shade of annoyance and disappointment growing upon his dark countenance.
The benefits of the Emcon TEMPEST Brother MFC-9340CDW Fax, Printer and Scanner include:
The new software features major upgrades to its uncertainty management and reservoir prediction features within the software module Tempest NABLE.
They begin with the first draft of William Strachey's True Reportory, a precursor to the shipwreck theme of The Tempest, and trace clues to locate The Tempest through Caliban's island, the storm, a Spanish maze, Prospero's labyrinth, and other plot devices.
As well as submitting products for testing by TE[pounds sterling]V SE[pounds sterling]D, manufacturers will have to undergo regular TEMPEST production audits to achieve and maintain certification.
Tempest was the daughter of Leo Paul and Janice Margaret Fortin of Salem, SC.
As a result, Tempest has refereed in the Premiership A League, the British & Irish Cup and been fourth official (reserve referee) at nine Premiership Games.
Roberts will have responsibility for the overall management and development of Ace Tempest Re's property/casualty reinsurance business in these territories.
It was claimed Tempest was naked from the waist up, while Dr Hunter, 33, and the WPC stripped to underwear.
But Tempest said she only shoved Miss Flanagin because she feared she was going to be attacked by her.
But Tempest said she only shoved Miss Flanagan because she feared she was going to be attacked by her.