A

ACLS

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

ADN

Advanced Digital Network

ADSL

Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ATLS

Advanced Trauma Life Support

B

BBS

Bulletin Board System

BSoD

Blue Screen of Death

BTW

By The Way

C

CAMU

Capacité d’Aide Médicale Urgente (Qualified in Emergency Medical Assistance)

CAR

Construction All Risks Insurance

CATP

Caffeine Access Transport Protocol

CBI

Confederation of British Industry

CCR

Central Control Room

CDA

Common Data Access

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CFM

Commodity Family Manager

CFO

Chief Financial Officer

CGI

Common Gateway Interface

CGT

Capital Gains Tax

COIN

Completions Intervention Network

CT

Computed Tomography

CTC

Counter Terrorist Checks

CV

Curriculum Vitae

D

DB

Distribution Board

DCS

Distributed Control System

DEA

Drug Enforcement Agency (USA)

DEAL

Data Environment Associated with Lift

DfEE

Department for Education and Employment

DRA

Default Retirement Age

DSL

Digital Subscriber Line

E

E&I

Electrical and Instrumentation

ECA

Export Credit Agency

ECGD

Export Credits Guarantee Department

EIA

Environmental Impact Assessment

EMM

Engineering, Modifications & Maintenance

F

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

FDDI

Fiber Distributed Data Interface

FEM

Finite Element Method

FLOW

Forward Looking Infrared

FSAScot

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

FUBAR

F’d Up Beyond All Repair

G

GIF

Graphic Interchange Format

GUI

Graphical User Interface

H

HILF

HSE Industry Liaison Forum

HMG

Her Majesty’s Government

HMSO

Her Majesty’s Satationery Office

HMT

Her Majesty’s Theatre (Aberdeen)

HMT

Her Majesty’s Treasury

HTML

Hyper Text Markup Language

I

IADE

Infirmier Anesthésiste Diplȏmé d’Etat (State Registered Nurse Anaesthetist)

IE

Instrument Earth

IMAP

Internet Message Access Protocol

IMHO

In My Humble Opinion

IR

Inland Revenue

ISDN

Integrated Service Digital Network

ISP

Internet Service Provider

ITF

Innovation and Technology Forum

J

JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

K

L

LAN

Local Area Network

M

MGB

Money Grabbing B’d

MIME

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions

MUFA

Mono Unsaturated Fatty Acids

MUSE

Multi-User Simulated Environment

N

NIC

Network Information Centre

NINJA

No Income, No Job, No Assets

NINJAs

No Income, No Job, no Assets

NNTP

Network News Transport Protocol

O

P

PDQ

Pretty Dash’d Quick

PNG

Portable Network Graphics

POP

Point of Presence also Post Office Protocol

POSH

Port Out Starboard Home

PPP

Point to Point Protocol

PSTN

Public Switched Telephone Network

PUFA

PolyUnsaturated Fatty Acids

P

R

REMF

Rear Echelon Mother ******

S

SDSL

Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line

SFA

Saturated Fatty Acids

SLIP

Serial Line Internet Protocol

SMDS

Switched Multimegabit Data Service

SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SNAFU

Situation Normal, All Fouled Up

SNMP

Simple Network Management Protocol

SPN

Stretch Performance Network

SQL

Structured Query Language

SSL

Secure Socket Layer

SYSOP

System Operator

T

TCP

Transmission Control Protocol

U

UDP

User Datagram Protocol

URI

Uniform Resource Identifier

URL

Uniform Resource Locator

URN

Uniform Resource Name

V

VAIO

Video Audio Integrated Operation

VPN

Virtual Private Network

W

WAIS

Wide Area Information Servers

WAN

Wide Area Network

WWW

World Wide Web

X

XML

eXtensible Markup Language

Y

Z

A

ACLS

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

ADN

Advanced Digital Network

ADSL

Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ATLS

Advanced Trauma Life Support

B

BBS

Bulletin Board System

BSoD

Blue Screen of Death

BTW

By The Way

C

CAMU

Capacité d’Aide Médicale Urgente (Qualified in Emergency Medical Assistance)

CAR

Construction All Risks Insurance

CATP

Caffeine Access Transport Protocol

CBI

Confederation of British Industry

CCR

Central Control Room

CDA

Common Data Access

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CFM

Commodity Family Manager

CFO

Chief Financial Officer

CGI

Common Gateway Interface

CGT

Capital Gains Tax

COIN

Completions Intervention Network

CT

Computed Tomography

CTC

Counter Terrorist Checks

CV

Curriculum Vitae

D

DB

Distribution Board

DCS

Distributed Control System

DEA

Drug Enforcement Agency (USA)

DEAL

Data Environment Associated with Lift

DfEE

Department for Education and Employment

DRA

Default Retirement Age

DSL

Digital Subscriber Line

E

E&I

Electrical and Instrumentation

ECA

Export Credit Agency

ECGD

Export Credits Guarantee Department

EIA

Environmental Impact Assessment

EMM

Engineering, Modifications & Maintenance

F

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

FDDI

Fiber Distributed Data Interface

FEM

Finite Element Method

FLOW

Forward Looking Infrared

FSAScot

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

FUBAR

F’d Up Beyond All Repair

G

GIF

Graphic Interchange Format

GUI

Graphical User Interface

H

HILF

HSE Industry Liaison Forum

HMG

Her Majesty’s Government

HMSO

Her Majesty’s Satationery Office

HMT

Her Majesty’s Theatre (Aberdeen)

HMT

Her Majesty’s Treasury

HTML

Hyper Text Markup Language

I

IADE

Infirmier Anesthésiste Diplȏmé d’Etat (State Registered Nurse Anaesthetist)

IE

Instrument Earth

IMAP

Internet Message Access Protocol

IMHO

In My Humble Opinion

IR

Inland Revenue

ISDN

Integrated Service Digital Network

ISP

Internet Service Provider

ITF

Innovation and Technology Forum

J

JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

K

L

LAN

Local Area Network

M

MGB

Money Grabbing B’d

MIME

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions

MUFA

Mono Unsaturated Fatty Acids

MUSE

Multi-User Simulated Environment

N

NIC

Network Information Centre

NINJA

No Income, No Job, No Assets

NINJAs

No Income, No Job, no Assets

NNTP

Network News Transport Protocol

O

P

PDQ

Pretty Dash’d Quick

PNG

Portable Network Graphics

POP

Point of Presence also Post Office Protocol

POSH

Port Out Starboard Home

PPP

Point to Point Protocol

PSTN

Public Switched Telephone Network

PUFA

PolyUnsaturated Fatty Acids

Q

R

REMF

Rear Echelon Mother ******

S

SDSL

Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line

SFA

Saturated Fatty Acids

SLIP

Serial Line Internet Protocol

SMDS

Switched Multimegabit Data Service

SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SNAFU

Situation Normal, All Fouled Up

SNMP

Simple Network Management Protocol

SPN

Stretch Performance Network

SQL

Structured Query Language

SSL

Secure Socket Layer

SYSOP

System Operator

T

TCP

Transmission Control Protocol

U

UDP

User Datagram Protocol

URI

Uniform Resource Identifier

URL

Uniform Resource Locator

URN

Uniform Resource Name

V

VAIO

Video Audio Integrated Operation

VPN

Virtual Private Network

W

WAIS

Wide Area Information Servers

WAN

Wide Area Network

WWW

World Wide Web

X

XML

eXtensible Markup Language