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Looks up multiple words simultaneously using several databases including Webster's, Easton's, Wordnet, and the Devil's Dictionary.

Software program for realtime reporters and captioners that lists many diverse vocabulary lists.

Collection of dictionaries by subject including medical and legal together with free and subscription encyclopedias, in ten languages.

Human-edited dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms.

Offers a searchable or browsable interface.

Collection of acronyms and abbreviations.

A directory of common acronyms by topic.

United States Postal Service terms and operational numbers.

Acronyms and emoticons used in the computer community.

Database of online auction related terms.

Searchable database of pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical abbreviations and acronyms.

Short list used in the field of UK Occupational Health and Safety.

Browse acronyms and abbreviations by category.

A general guide to three and four letter terms.

The list of automotive acronyms.

Database of abbreviations across a wide range of topics.

A searchable list of technology terms mostly in the fields of computing, telecommunications and programming.

Official abbreviations of the United States Postal Service.

Provides definitions sorted by categories and alphabetically.

Glossary of acronyms and terminology.

Glossary of terms used in the United States Army Airforces.

Presented by the Home-Based Travel Agent Resource Center. Over 4,000 entries: industry terms, jargon, abbreviations, acronyms, and slang used by agents, suppliers, and professionals.

Dictionary of sexual terms and expressions and dictionary of the "F" word, with quotes, synonyms, and cross-references.

Available in html or pdf formats.

Collection of some slang words used in the 1960's.

A guide to financial terms as distorted by con artists to defraud victims.

Technical terms and expressions commonly used in Silicon Valley.

Collection of terms for fragrances, cosmetics, and their ingredients.

A collection of soap making terms, definitions and acronyms.

Terms covering gambling, casino games, and the sports on which money is bet.