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http://www.wordassault.com/

Looks up multiple words simultaneously using several databases including Webster's, Easton's, Wordnet, and the Devil's Dictionary.

http://www.dictionaryjumpstart.com/

Software program for realtime reporters and captioners that lists many diverse vocabulary lists.

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

Collection of dictionaries by subject including medical and legal together with free and subscription encyclopedias, in ten languages.

http://www.acronymfinder.com/

Human-edited dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms.

http://www.acronyms.ch/

Offers a searchable or browsable interface.

http://www.acronymsearch.com/

Collection of acronyms and abbreviations.

http://www.acronym-guide.com/

A directory of common acronyms by topic.

http://www.quine.org/

United States Postal Service terms and operational numbers.

http://www.freewarehof.org/

Acronyms and emoticons used in the computer community.

http://www.auctionslanguage.com/

Database of online auction related terms.

http://www.medilexicon.com/

Searchable database of pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical abbreviations and acronyms.

http://www.edp-uk.com/

Short list used in the field of UK Occupational Health and Safety.

http://www.abbreviations.com/

Browse acronyms and abbreviations by category.

http://www.stuartbruce.net/

A general guide to three and four letter terms.

http://www.carsandracingstuff.com/

The list of automotive acronyms.

http://www.smartdefine.org/

Database of abbreviations across a wide range of topics.

http://www.hiddenlab.org/

A searchable list of technology terms mostly in the fields of computing, telecommunications and programming.

http://www.usps.com/

Official abbreviations of the United States Postal Service.

http://www.allacronyms.com/

Provides definitions sorted by categories and alphabetically.

http://www.vpnavy.com/

Glossary of acronyms and terminology.

http://www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/

Glossary of terms used in the United States Army Airforces.

http://www.hometravelagency.com/

Presented by the Home-Based Travel Agent Resource Center. Over 4,000 entries: industry terms, jargon, abbreviations, acronyms, and slang used by agents, suppliers, and professionals.

http://www.sex-lexis.com/

Dictionary of sexual terms and expressions and dictionary of the "F" word, with quotes, synonyms, and cross-references.

http://www.uswi.com/

Available in html or pdf formats.

http://cougartown.com/

Collection of some slang words used in the 1960's.

http://www.fraudaid.com/

A guide to financial terms as distorted by con artists to defraud victims.

http://www.siliconvalleyslang.com/

Technical terms and expressions commonly used in Silicon Valley.

http://perfumes.net/

Collection of terms for fragrances, cosmetics, and their ingredients.

http://www.ccnphawaii.com/

A collection of soap making terms, definitions and acronyms.

http://www.dictionaryofgambling.com/

Terms covering gambling, casino games, and the sports on which money is bet.