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What does ISO (as in the disk image format) stand for? [duplicate]

Just a question for curiosity's sake; what do the letters ISO stand for? I know that ISO files follow ISO-9660, the ISO in which stands for International Standards Organisation, but a lot of file ...
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Word processor acronym management

I am in the process of writing a doctoral thesis. The final document will doubtless contain a few acronyms (I'll be avoiding too many!) One thing I need to do is keep track of which ones I've used and ...
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Methods to remove acronyms from a document?

I have a friend who wants to learn how to remove replace all acronyms with their proper names in reports she compiles. She showed me a list she has written out and it's enormous. I would think there ...
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What does “GRM” stand for in GRMSDK in MS SDK DVD ISO images? [closed]

When one tries to install Debugging Tools for Windows as a Stand-alone Component, there is the possibility to download ISO images of the "Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4". The ...
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What does COM Stand for in terms of Serial Ports

In terms of Serial Ports what does COM actually stand for. I can't find any reference to it. (To be clear I am not talking about Component Object Model but the Hardware Interface used in Windows ...
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What does TPMc stand for?

I need to provide some performance values for a server specification and I've been asked to provide TPMc values. What does it stand for and where can I find this value for specific processors? (If it ...
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Can you automatically generate an acronym list as a table in Microsoft Word?

What is the easiest way to create an acronyms list as a table that may be automatically generated, such as a table of contents? I'm assuming acronyms are 3 letters or greater.
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What does PA & GV stand for in Java/CVE-2008-5353.PA and Java/CVE-2009-3867.GV exploits?

What does PA & GV stand for in Java/CVE-2008-5353.PA and Java/CVE-2009-3867.GV exploits? Is there a reference chart for these cryptic acronyms? I was doing some research, and I spotted ...
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What does the “etc” stand for in “c:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\”?

This has been bugging me for ages, I'm assuming it's not just "etcetera"..!? I don't like not knowing the meaning of stuff, especially important directories!