H - Abbreviations list
 h
harbour | hard | hardness | hecto- | height | high | hit | horizontal | horn | hospital | hot | hour | hundred | husband | Planck’s constant
 H
enthalpy | harbour | hard | hardness | Hamiltonian function | height | henry | high | hydrogen
 H2
how to
 ha
hectare
 HA
health authority
 Ha.
Haiti | Haitian | Hawaiian
 Hab.
Habakkuk
 hadn’t
had not
 Hag.
Haggai
 HAI
hospital acquired infection
 HAND
have a nice day
 h & c
hot and cold (water)
 Hants.
Hampshire
 hasn’t
has not
 HAV
hepatitis A virus
 haven’t
have not
 HAZ
health action zone
 HAZMAT
hazardous material
 Hb
haemoglobin
 HB
hard black | hurry back
 HBM
Her Britannic Majesty | His Britannic Majesty
 HBV
hepatitis B virus
 HC
House of Commons
 HCF
highest common factor
 HCFC
hydrochlorofluorocarbon
 hCG
human chorionic gonadotrophin
 HCHS
Health and Community Health Services
 HCI
host controller interface | human-computer interaction
 HCl
hydrochloric acid
 HCN
hydrocyanic acid
 hd
hand | head
 HD
half duplex | hard disk | hard drive | heavy-duty | high-density
 HDD
hard disk drive
 HDL
high-density lipoprotein
 HDLC
high-level data link control
 HDSL
high-bit-rate (or high-data-rate) digital subscriber line
 HDTV
high definition television
 HDX
half duplex
 He
helium
 HE
Her Excellency | His Eminence | His Excellency
 Heb.
Hebrew | Hebrews
 Hebr.
Hebrew | Hebrews
 HECS
Higher Education Contribution Scheme
 he’d
he had | he would
 he’ll
he shall | he will
 her.
heraldic | heraldry
 Herts.
Hertfordshire
 he’s
he has | he is
 hex
hexadecimal
 HEX
Helsinki Stock Exchange
 hex.
hexagon | hexagonal
 Hf
hafnium
 HF
high frequency
 HFC
hydrofluorocarbon
 HFEA
Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority
 HFS
hierarchical filing system
 hg
haemoglobin | hectogram
 Hg
mercury
 HG
Her Grace | His Grace
 HGH
human growth hormone
 HGPRT
hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyl transferase
 HGV
heavy goods vehicle
 hh
hands
 HH
double hard | Her Highness | Her Honour | His Highness | His Holiness | His Honour
 HI
Hawaii | hearing-impaired
 Hib
Haemophilus influenzae type B
 HIH
Her Imperial Highness | His Imperial Highness
 HIM
Her Imperial Majesty | His Imperial Majesty
 Hind.
Hindi | Hindu | Hindustan | Hindustani
 HIS
Health Information Service
 hist.
histology | historic | historical | history
 HIV
human immunodeficiency virus
 hk
Hong Kong
 HK
House of Keys | hugs and kisses
 hl
hectolitre
 HL
House of Lords
 HLA
human leucocyte (or lymphocyte) antigen
 HLDLC
high-level data link control
 HLL
high-level language
 HLS
hue, lightness, saturation
 hm
hectometre | Heard & McDonald Islands
 HM
headmaster | headmistress | heavy metal | Her Majesty | His Majesty
 HMA
high memory area
 HMAS
Her Majesty’s Australian Ship | His Majesty’s Australian Ship
 HMCE
Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise | His Majesty’s Customs and Excise
 HMCS
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship | His Majesty’s Canadian Ship
 HMF
Her Majesty’s Forces | His Majesty’s Forces
 HMG
Her Majesty’s Government | His Majesty’s Government
 HMI
Her Majesty’s Inspector (of Schools) | His Majesty’s Inspector (of Schools) | human-machine interface
 HMIP
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Pollution | His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Pollution
 HMO
Health Maintenance Organization | house in multiple occupation
 HMS
Her Majesty’s Service | Her Majesty’s Ship | His Majesty’s Service | His Majesty’s Ship
 HMSO
Her Majesty’s Stationery Office | His Majesty’s Stationery Office
 HMT
Her Majesty’s Treasury | His Majesty’s Treasury
 hn
Honduras
 Hn
hahnium
 HNC
Higher National Certificate
 HND
Higher National Diploma
 Ho
holmium
 HOAS
hold on a second
 HOF
hall of fame | head of form
 hon.
honorary | honourable
 Hon.
Honorary | Honourable
 Hons
Honours
 Hon. Sec.
Honorary Secretary
 HOQ
house of quality
 hor.
horizon | horizontal | horology
 horol.
horological | horology
 hort.
horticultural | horticulture
 Hos.
Hosea
 HOV
high-occupancy vehicle
 howe’er
however
 hp
horsepower
 HP
hardy perennial | high pressure | hire purchase | home page | horsepower | Houses of Parliament
 HPGL
Hewlett Packard graphics language
 HPIB
Hewlett Packard interface bus
 HP-PCL
Hewlett Packard printer control language
 HPV
human papilloma virus
 HQ
headquarters
 hr
Croatia | hour
 HR
Home Rule | House of Representatives | human resources
 HRA
health risk assessment
 HRE
Holy Roman Emperor | Holy Roman Empire
 HREOC
Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission
 HRH
Her Royal Highness | His Royal Highness
 HRIS
human resource information system
 HRM
human resources management
 HRP
human resource planning
 hrs
hours
 HRT
hormone replacement therapy
 Hs
hassium
 HS
high school | Home Secretary
 HSB
hue, saturation, brightness
 HSC
Higher School Certificate | Higher School Certificate
 HSE
Health and Safety Executive
 HSH
Her Serene Highness | His Serene Highness
 HSI
hue, saturation, intensity
 HSRC
Human Sciences Research Council
 HST
harmonized sales tax | high-speed train | Hubble Space Telescope | hypersonic transport
 HSV
hue, saturation, value
 ht
Haiti | heat | height
 HT
half-time | high tension | high tide
 HTH
happy to help | hope this helps
 HTLV
human T-cell lymphotropic virus
 HTLV-I
human T-cell lymphotropic virus I
 HTLV-II
human T-cell lymphotropic virus II
 HTML
HyperText Markup Language
 Hts
Heights
 HTTP
HyperText Transfer Protocol
 hu
Hungary
 HUD
head-up display
 humint
human intelligence
 Hung.
Hungarian | Hungary
 HUT
households using television
 hv
high velocity
 HV
health visitor | high velocity | high voltage
 HVAC
heating, ventilation (or ventilating), and air conditioning
 HW
hardware | hazardous waste | high water | hit wicket | hot water
 h.w.
hit wicket
 HWM
high-water mark
 HWR
heavy water reactor
 hwy
highway
 HYCOSY
hysterosalpingo-contrast sonography
 hyp.
hypotenuse | hypothesis | hypothetical
 hypoth.
hypothesis | hypothetical
 HYV
high-yielding variety
 Hz
Hertz


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