Abbreviations/Terms

Created 30 August 2019

These abbreviations/ tems can be used in singular or plural, with or without capital letters and with or without a period when abbreviated. Use the search function below to minimize the returns for a specific search term. Total entries: 147 rows.

Nr.Symbol - Abbreviation - TermDefinition - Explanation
1.#Number
2.$US Dollar [USD]
3.%Percent
4.Σ Sum
5.Identical [or] defined
6.Unequal, conflict, not identical
7. About, circa, approximately equal
8.(...)Option [or] date of release
9./Or
10.[...]Dimension and/or directions/instructions
11.+and
12.=>Goal/target
13. 24hr24 hours
14.4WDFour Wheel Drive
15.AAnalysis [or] First Priority, do not deputize ("executive matter")
16.aAnnum (year)
17.abbrAbbreviation
18.Adm(in)(LAN-)System-Administrator
19.amAlfred MOERGELI
20.AuthorizedIn charge of/responsible
21.AVORWork preparation
22.BSecond Priority, can be deputized
23.BEBusiness Excellence (Total Quality Management)
24.BenefitProfit/Opportunity
25.BriefingConsulting/preparation/conference
26.CThird Priority, unimportant ("nice to have") [or] Category/Class [or] Correction
27.CACirca, about
28.CapCapital
29.ChangeAlteration/modification
30.CheckExamination/inspection
31. CHFSwiss Franc (SFr) [always without VAT if no other mention]
32.CLChecklist
33.COMCommunication
34.compCompare
35.ContContractor
36.cpCompare(d)
37.ContinuallyNot interrupted, steadily
38.Customer(Company-)unit (customer/clients) for whom the organization delivers services or products
39.dDay, calendar-day
40.DebriefingEvaluation/Closeout Meeting
41.DepositSecurity Payment (Retainer)
42.DFDiscussion Forum
43.dmDelilha MOERGELI
44.DocuDocument
45.EExecution
46.EDPElectronic Data Processing
47. e.g.For example [Latin: example gratia]
48.EKAS

Swiss Federal Coordination Commission for Occupational Health (FCCO)

49.englEnglish
50.ExecExecutive
51. explicit Fully and clearly defined or formulated
52.FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
53.FeedbackReturn of information or opinion about the result of a process or activity
54.FileA collection of related data or program records
55.GGrade within a scale of 6 = very strongly applicable, excellent, 5 = applicable, good, 4 = (normal) applicable, sufficient, 3= moderately applicable, insufficient, 2 = minimally applicable, bad, 1= not applicable, very bad
56.h(r)Hour
57.HTMLHyper Text Markup Language
58.IInformation to all concerned
59.IAInternal Audit
60.I/CIn charge, responsible staff
61.IDIdentity/Number
62.i.e.That is [Latin: id est]
63. implicitImplied [or] understood though not directly expressed
64.InfoInformation
65. InternetA matrix of networks that connects computers around the world
66.ISO

International Standardization Organization

67.I(C)TInformation (Communication) Technology
68.JVJoint Venture
69. LAN Local Area Network
70.LaptopMobile personal computer
71.LTLocal Time [always if no other mention]
72.M Measurements/measurings [or] Management (Leadership)
73.M+A+CMeasuring + Analysis + Correction
74.ManagementDirecting, carrying on, administration, guidance and control
75.ManualA reference book giving instructions
76.MasterOriginal (-source)
77.mcllcMOERGELI CONSULTING, LLC
78.m(+)mmoergeli + moergeli consulting engineering
79.MSManagement System
80.NilNothing, zero, intentionally left blank
81. Normal(-)...The usual, concerns about 90 % of all occurrences
82.NoNumber
83.OOwn or Original
84.okCompleted (all right)
85.OM Organization Manual
86. Organization(Company-)unit, as related by ISO 9001:2000
87.OSHOccupational Safety and Health (or OHS, Occupational Health and Safety)
88.pPercent [%]
89.PPriority (A, B or C) | Probability
90.PaPartner (sub-contractor etc)
91.PCPersonal Computer
92.PDProcess-Description, written sequences of planned actions
93. PlausibilityIs that possible? Does it make sense?
94. PM Project Manager
95. PMFProject Manager Finances
96.PMTProject Manager Technology
97.PQMProject Specific Quality Management System
98.(P)Q(M)Plan(Project-Specific) Quality (Management) Plan
99.Pr Procedure
100.PrintPrinted material or printed matter/paper
101. ProcProcess, work sequences
102.ProdProduct
103.Q-Quality-...
104.(Q)M(Quality) Management
105. (Q)MDoc(u)(Quality) Management Documentation
106.(Q)ME(Quality) Management Executive
107.(Q)MM(Quality) Management Manual
108.(Q)MR(Quality) Management Representative
109.(Q)MS(Quality) Management System
110.QuQuantity
111.RRating (e.g. per ISO 9004)
113.RedundancyIndependence, additional safety
112.RARisk Analysis [or] Risk Assessment
114. relevantHaving a bearing on or connection with the matter at hand
115.ReviewCheck, check point
116. Risk Risk ≡ Effects of uncertainty on objectives [by ISO 31000:2018]
117. RLGuideline
118.RMRisk Management
119.ROIReturn On Invest
120.ROMRead Only Memory
121.SStaff
122SDStandard-Document, (Quality) Management System specific document
123.siaSwiss society of engineers and architects
124.specSpecialist/specific
125. spec(s)Specification(s)
126. SSESwiss Occupational Health and Safety Engineer (ESI)
127.SSESwiss Occupational Health and Safety Expert (ESF)
129.STUVA (German) Association for research of underground infrastructures
128.STOPStrategical/Technical/Organizational/Personnel (Plan of Action, Measures)
130. SubconSub-contractor
131.Supplier(Company-)unit, delivering services or products to the organization
132.suvaSwiss National Accident Insurance Fund
133.systsystematically/well structured
134.TCOTotal Cost of Ownership
135.TOPType of Product
136.TQMTotal Quality Management (Business Excellence)
137.TRTrade Register
138.TUVTÜV (Switzerland) Inc., new: SWSS TS (Technical Services Inc.)
139.UltimoLast
140.URLHomepage-Address (http://www.name.*) (Uniform Resource Locator)
141.USDUS dollar, $
142.VVariation [or] Version
143.Val(idation)Check and verify the results (compared to customers' requirements, Fit for Purpose)
143. VATValue Added Tax
144.Ver(ification)Check and verify the results (compared to own project/phase requirements)
146.VirtualApparently
147.wWeek
148.WSWorkstation