Acronym Finder Added To TheFreeDictionary.com,
Bringing Clarity To Technology, Telecom and Military Terms
Over 400,000 Acronyms Cover Today’s Most Complex Subject Areas
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PA — April 28, 2005 — Farlex, Inc., publisher of leading online reference site TheFreeDictionary.com, today announced it has further enhanced the rich capabilities of “The Best Reference Source On The Web” through the addition of content from the Acronym Finder, the web’s most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms. Now, with a single click, users of TheFreeDictionary.com can decipher acronyms from a database of over 410,000 entries covering computers, technology, telecommunications, and the military.
“Unlike online glossaries, search engines, encyclopedias, or thesauruses, Acronym Finder exists purely to unravel the bewildering range of acronyms that impact daily life,” said Mike Molloy, founder of Acronym Finder. “There isn’t a more complete – and accurate – repository of acronyms on the Web than ours, which is why we’re excited that our information is now included within TheFreeDictionary.com—a service with the same desire for inclusiveness and ease-of-use as we have.”
“Thousands of people turn to Acronym Finder every day for fast and accurate information,” stated Nick Simonov, president of Farlex, Inc. “This is an incredible resource that will add depth and richness to TheFreeDictionary.com. We look forward to providing improved service to our many site visitors through the inclusion of Acronym Finder.”
The Acronym Finder is constantly updated to remain current with the latest developments in the technology, scientific, communications, government, and military fields. Due to its massive database, users will often find multiple responses to each request, covering varied meanings and contexts.
As the World Wide Web’s premier free online dictionary, TheFreeDictionary.com offers over one million original entries in an easy-to-navigate, user-friendly format. In addition to The Acronym Finder, TheFreeDictionary.com boasts definitions and articles from various dictionaries and encyclopedias specializing in the fields of medicine, technology and law. The highly-regarded site also offers several general interest encyclopedias and other useful research tools.
For more information, or to conduct a search, visit www.thefreedictionary.com.
Launched in the spring of 2003, www.TheFreeDictionary.com has quickly grown to become one of the best reference sources on the Web. From its beginnings as a simple dictionary of everyday terms, TheFreeDictionary.com has incorporated medical, legal, and computer dictionaries, a thesaurus, an encyclopedia, a literature reference library, and a search engine, all in one place. A prime online vehicle for advertisers wishing to reach active information seekers, TheFreeDictionary.com was accessed by more than one hundred million visitors in 2004.
About Farlex, Inc.:
Farlex, Inc. (www.farlex.com) is an independent, privately held provider of online reference products based in Huntingdon Valley PA. Founded in 2004, Farlex, Inc. provides innovative, easy-to-use reference and learning tools. Farlex’s flagship websites, www.TheFreeDictionary.com and www.TheFreeLibrary.com, contain about one million pages of books and reference information from the world’s most respected sources.
Acronym Finder (www.acronymfinder.com) is the leading resource for acronyms and abbreviations and has been on the web since 1996. Acronym Finder’s database began in 1985 and every definition is human-reviewed, verified, and edited. Each month, Acronym Finder grows by about 5,000 new definitions and the site receives about 1,000,000 visitors.
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