HTML - tags - <acronym>

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acronym

 <html>
 <body>
    The
    <acronym title="American Standard Code for Information Interchange">
        ASCII
    </acronym>
    table was created in 1963 by IBM engineer, Bob Bemer.
 </body>
 </html>
 

The acronym element describes an acronym; a word made up from the initial letters of a phrase.

Obsolete

The title property of the element contains the full text of the acronym.

A live example:


The ASCII table was created in 1963 by IBM engineer, Bob Bemer.

An acronym is a type of abbreviation. Cf. abbr.

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