Abbreviations.com

Abbreviations.com

Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web!

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What is Abbreviations.com?

Abbreviations.com is the world's largest directory and search engine for acronyms and abbreviations. The Firefox add-on allows you to quickly get explanations for any acronym or abbreviation you come across while browsing the web.

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By: STANDS4
Users: 323 ▼ -5
Rating: 4.86 (7)
Version: 1.0.7 (Last updated: 2020-03-11)
Creation date: 2017-12-07
Weekly download count: 1
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • contextMenus
Size: 1.29M
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Summary

Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web!

Abbreviations.com is the world's largest and most comprehensive directory and search engine for acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms on the Internet. Abbreviations.com holds hundreds of thousands of entries organized by a large variety of categories from computing and the Web to governmental, medicine and business and it is expanding daily.

To use this extension simply select a word on any web page you're visiting and click on the extension icon. A pop-up window will open with all possible explanations for the selected word.

Note: The extension will not work in tabs that were open prior to installation. After installing this extension, either reload your open tabs or restart Firefox.

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Safety
Risk impact

Abbreviations.com may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Abbreviations.com has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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