Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ Category

What does KITT stand for?

The acronym KITT stands for Knight Industries Two Thousand or Knight Industries Three Thousand. This acronym is the short name of two fictional characters from the adventure TV series Knight Rider. The first appeared in the original TV series knight rider while the second appeared in the two hour pilot movie in 2008 for a […]

What does ARPANET stand for?

ARPANET stands for Advanced Research Projects Agency Network. This was created by ARPA of the United States Department of Defense during the Cold War. The ARPANET was the world’s first operational packet switching network, and the predecessor of the global Internet. Packet switching is currently the leading foundation for both voice and data communication worldwide […]

What does POV stand for?

POV may stand for Persistence of vision which is the phenomenon of the eye by which an afterimage is believed to persist for an estimated one twenty-fifth of a second on the retina. It has been proven a myth and is said to be the mistaken belief that human perception of motion (brain centred) is […]

What does MODERN stand for?

MODERN has a variety of meanings; however, we shall portray MODERN to stand for belonging to modern era or the historical timeframe after the Middle Ages. By extension things such as modern furniture, modern art, and modern history have been deemed modern rather than being prehistoric. The modern era started somewhere in the 1500s when […]

What does CRIP stand for?

The acronym CRIP means Content Relationship Identity and Process. CRIP is a model or framework that was developed by Wilmot and Hocker as an analytical tool to be used in conflict resolution. In essence CRIP analyzes the various conflict goals people bring to a dispute. Content goals are most familiar to lawyers because they involve […]

What does RSVP stand for?

About R.S.V.P R.S.V.P literally translates to the French phrase “répondez, s’il vous plaît”. This means please reply. The conventions of etiquette which are noticeably influenced by the French has dictated that once a person receives an R.S.V.P in the form of an invitation he or she should do the polite thing and respond. The simple […]

What does Virgo stand for?

Virgo or as it is popularly known Virgo the virgin is an astrological sign. It is an earth sign and is the sixth sign of the tropical zodiac. The Sun passes through Virgo between the months of August and September on the 22nd and 21st of each month respectively, though the exact date can change […]

What does MSN stand for?

MSN stands for “Microsoft Network”. The term MSN is used to refer to Windows Live Messenger, an instant messaging client developed by Microsoft. This client is designed to work with Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 as well as Windows Mobile. The client has been actively apart of Microsoft’s Windows […]

What does NASCAR stand for?

NASCAR stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. NASCAR is a family-owned and operated business venture that administers and authorizes numerous auto racing sports events. Bill France Snr. Founded the association in 1947-48. Since the start of 2009, the CEO for the company is the grandson of the late Bill France Sr., Brian […]