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Guns and Ammo


Optical Microscopy


Glossary of Abbreviations

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U M AUrschriftlich mit Akten
U Uracil (RNA component)
u. Z. Unsere Zeichen/our reference (letterhead)
UA Urteilsausfertigung
UAL United Air Lines
UCB University of California at Berkeley
UCC Uniform Commercial Code (US; state laws)
UCD University of California at Davis
UCI University of California at Irvine
UCL Upper control limit (QA: control charts)
UCLA University of California at Los Angeles
UCR University of California at Riverside
UCSB University of California at Santa Barbara
UCSC University of California at Santa Cruz
UCSD University of California at San Diego
UCSF University of California at San Francisco
UDMH Unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine
UDP Uridine diphosphate (or diphospho-)
UDP User Datagram Protocol
UE Union Européenne
UEL Upper Explosive Limit (% by volume in air)
UF Urea formaldehyde
UGI Upper GastroIntestinal
UHF Ultra High Frequency
UICC Union Internationale Contre le Cancer
UIS Uroporphyrinogen-I-Synthase
UKNEQAS United Kingdom National External Quality Assurance Scheme
UL Underwriters Laboratories
UMLSUnified Medical Language System
UNEP United Nations Environment Program
UOP Universal Oil Products (US Company)
UPS United Parcel Service
UPS Ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy
URL Uniform Resource Locator
US Ultrasound
USABC US Advanced Battery Consortium
USAN U. S. Adopted Names (pharmaceuticals)
USB Universal serial bus
USB Upper sideband
USB United States Biochemical (company)
USBM United States Bureau of Mines
USD Ultrasonic detector (Gas chromatography)
USDA U. S. Department of Agriculture
USL Upper specification limit
USOC United States Olympic Committee
USP United States Pharmacopeia
USPC US Pharmacopeial Convention
USP DI USP Dispensing Information
USPS United States Postal Service
USPTO US Patent and Trademark Office
USRAC United States Repeating Arms Co.
UTC Universal Time Coordinated; Coordinated Universal Time (GMT)
UTE Utilization of Efficiency
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
UV UltraViolet
UVCE Unconfined Vapor Cloud Explosion
UWGCG University of Wisconsin Genetics Computer Group
UWL Upper warning limit (QA: control charts)
V CW agent: methylphosphonothioic acid, S-[2-(diethylamino)ethyl . . .
V (sub) 4 Vincennite quaternaire: French WWI term: HCN (+ arsenic trichloride?)
V Valine (amino acid)
v.u.v. vorgelesen und genehmigt
VA Veterans Administration
Val Valine
VBL Vehicule Blinde Leger
VC Vital Capacity
VCD Vibrational Circular Dichroism
VCI Verband der Chemischen Industrie (German Chemical Industry Ass'n.)
vCJD Variant Dreutzfeld-Jakob Disease
VCO Voltage-controlled oscillator
VCR Video Cassette Recorder
VCSEL Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser
VCSEL Vertical cavity surface-emitting laser
VCTP Vehicule de Combate Transporte de Personal
VD Venereal Disease
VDR Video Disk Recorder
VDRL Venereal Disease Research Laboratory(US)
VDSL Vickers Defense Systems Ltd.
VDT Video Display Terminal
VDU Visual (Video) display unit
VER Visual Evoked Responses
Vfg Verfügung
VFLE View facing lead end (electric motor)
VfR Verein für Raumschiffahrt / 'German Rocket Society'
VFSE View facing shaft end (electric motor)
VG Verwaltungsgericht/ Administrative court
VGa verkaufte Geräte
VHF Very High Frequency
VHP Vapor-phase hydrogen peroxide
VI Virus isolation
VIH verre ionome're hybride
VIP Very Important Person
VIP Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide
VLC Vehicule Leger de Combat
VLDL Very Low Density Lipoprotein
VLDPE Very low density polyethylene
VLSI Very large scale integration
VMA VanillylMandelic Acid
VMM Virtual machine manager (computer)
VN Vincennite (French?) Hydrocyanic acid and arsenic trichloride
VNTR (WW I) Variable number of tandem repeats (molecular genetics)
VOC Volatile Organic Compound(s)
VOC Volatile Organic Chemical
VOCOL Volatile Organics Column(GC)
Vog Italian WWI term: chlorine (+ phosgene?)
VOM Volt-Ohm-Milliammeter
VOR VHF Omni-range (aircraft navigational aid, US)
VOX Volatile Organic Halogenated Compound
VOX Voice-operated (transmission; switch)
VP Vapor Pressure
VP Vasopressin
VRAM Video Random Access Memory
VRBA Violet Red Bile Agar (microbial growth medium)
VRE Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus
VRL Vehicule Leger de Combat
VRML Virtual Reality Modeling Language
VS Volumetric Solution (USP procedures)
VSEL Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd.
VSV Vesicular stimatitis virus
VSWR Voltage standing wave ratio
VT Virgin Teflon
VTM Virus Transport Media
VTR Video Tape Recorder
VTT Vehicule transport de personnel
VTVM Vacuum-Tube Voltmeter
VUV Vacuum Ultraviolet
VwGO Verwaltungsgerichtsordnung/Act on Court Proceedings in Admin. Mat.
VX CW Agent: Methylphosphonothioic acid, S-[2-[bis(1-methylethyl) . . .
VX O-ethyl-S-[2-diisopropylaminoethyl]methyl phosphonothiolate
VXB Vehicule Blinde a Vocations Multiples

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