abbrev

abbrev — An abbreviation, especially one followed by a period.

Synopsis

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Description

An abbreviation, especially one followed by a period.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

Children

The following elements occur in abbrev: text, inlinemediaobject, phrase (db._phrase), replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark.

See Also

Related elements: acronym, emphasis, phrase, quote.

Examples

1<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example abbrev</title>
 
<para>The <abbrev>Assn.</abbrev> of Computing Machinery would probably never
5abbreviate “Association” like this.
</para>
 
</article>

The Assn. of Computing Machinery would probably never abbreviate “Association” like this.