List of acronyms: L

This list contains acronyms, initialisms, and pseudo-blends  that begin with the letter L.

For the purposes of this list:

  • acronym = an abbreviation pronounced as if it were a word, e.g., SARS = severe acute respiratory syndrome, pronounced to rhyme with cars
  • initialism = an abbreviation pronounced wholly or partly using the names of its constituent letters, e.g., CD = compact disc, pronounced cee dee
  • pseudo-blend = an abbreviation whose extra or omitted letters mean that it cannot stand as a true acronym, initialism, or portmanteau (a word formed by combining two or more words).
(a) = acronym, e.g.: SARS – (a) severe acute respiratory syndrome
(i) = initialism, e.g.: CD – (i) compact disc
(p) = pseudo-blend, e.g.: UNIFEM – (p) United Nations Development Fund for Women
(s) = symbol (none of the above, representing and pronounced as something else; for example: MHz – Megahertz)

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  • L – (s) Fifty (in Roman numerals) – (i) Label – Lap – Large – Laser (US military aircraft basic mission designation) – Latin – Left – (s) Litre – (i) Low (transmissions)

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(i) London North Eastern Railway railway operator established in 2018 in the United Kingdom

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