Alphabet (Phonetic)

Technology / Aviation / Alphabet (Phonetic): Devised for reasons of clarity in aviation voice radio, this is the current NATO version in global use: ALFA, BRAVO, CHARLEY, DELTA, ECHO, FOXTROT, GOLF, HOTEL, INDIA, JULIET, KILO, LIMA, MIKE, NOVEMBER, OSCAR, PAPA, QUEBEC, ROMEO, SIERRA, TANGO, UNIFORM, VICTOR, WHISKY, X-RAY, YANKEE, ZULU.

Alphabetism

Entertainment / Literature / Alphabetism: A word formed from the initial letters of other words (or syllables) pronounced with the letters of the alphabet--such as the IRS, CIA, the VP, or VIP. See further discussion under acronym. MORE

Phonemic Alphabet

Life Style / Poetry / Phonemic Alphabet: The twelve vowel sounds and twenty-two consonant sounds that make up spoken english, normally encoded between virgules / /. MORE

Alphabetic

Entertainment / Literature / Alphabetic: The adjective alphabetic refers to any writing system in which each unit or letter represents a single sound in theory. English writing is theoretically alphabetic--but in actual point of fact is so r MORE

Alphabet Stock

Business / Finance / Alphabet Stock: Categories of common stock of a corporation associated with a particular subsidiary resulting from acquisitions and restructuring. The various alphabetical categories have different voting rights and MORE

Alphabet Poem

Entertainment / Literature / Alphabet Poem: An acrostic poem of thirteen lines in which each line consists of two words, each word beginning with sequential letters in the alphabetic pattern ABCDEF, etc. Deutsche noteas that many poets like Pau MORE

Alphabet (Phonetic)

Technology / Aviation / Alphabet (Phonetic): Devised for reasons of clarity in aviation voice radio, this is the current NATO version in global use: ALFA, BRAVO, CHARLEY, DELTA, ECHO, FOXTROT, GOLF, HOTEL, INDIA, JULIET, KILO, LIMA, MIKE, NOVEMB MORE

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