Common misspellings for abbreviation:
Definition of abbreviation:
- The act of shortening; a letter, or a few letters used for a word, as Lat. for Latin, A. D. for Anno Domini. The reduction of fractions to their lowest terms. One dash or more through the stem of a note, distinguishing it as a quaver, semiquaver, or demisemiquaver.
- The act of shortening; a part of a word used for the whole.