W - Abbreviations list
 w
week | wicket(s) | wide(s) | width | wife | with
 W
tungsten | Wales | Warden | watt | web (address) | Wednesday | weight | Welsh | west | western | women’s | work
 W3
World Wide Web
 W3C
a consortium of organizations, programmers, developers, industry executives, and users that seeks to guide the evolution of the World Wide Web and ensure that all its technologies are compatible with one another
 W8
wait
 W8ING
waiting
 WA
Washington (State)
 WAAAF
Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force
 WAAC
Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps
 WAAF
Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
 WACA
West Australian Cricket Association
 WAEF
when all else fails
 Wal.
Walloon
 WAN
wide area network
 wanna
want to
 WAP
wireless access point | wireless application protocol
 war.
warrant
 War.
Warwickshire
 Warks.
Warwickshire
 wasn’t
was not
 WAVES
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service
 wb
waybill | westbound
 Wb
weber
 WB
water ballast | waybill | welcome back | westbound
 WBA
World Boxing Association
 WBC
white blood cell | World Boxing Council
 WbN
west by north
 WbS
west by south
 WC
water closet | who cares
 w.c.
without charge
 WCC
World Council of Churches
 WCED
World Commission on Environment and Development
 WCMC
World Conservation Monitoring Centre
 wd
ward | warranted | wood | word
 WD
War Department
 w/d
warranted
 WDA
Welsh Development Agency | writing-down allowance
 WDM
wavelength division multiplex(ing)
 wdth
width
 WDV
written-down value
 WDYT
what do you think
 WEA
Workers’ Educational Association
 we’d
we had | we would
 Wed.
Wednesday
 WEF
World Economic Forum
 we’ll
we shall | we will
 we’re
we are
 weren’t
were not
 Westm.
Westminster
 WET
Western European Time
 WEU
Western European Union
 we’ve
we have
 wf
Wallis and Futuna Islands | wrong font
 wff
well-formed formula
 WFTC
Working Families’ Tax Credit
 WFTU
World Federation of Trade Unions
 wg
water gauge | wire gauge
 Wg Cdr
Wing Commander
 W Glam.
West Glamorgan
 Wh
watt-hour
 wh.
white
 WHA
World Heritage Area
 what’s
what does | what has | what is
 whf
wharf
 WHO
World Health Organization
 who’d
who had | who would
 who’ll
who shall | who will
 who’s
who has | who is
 whs.
warehouse
 whsle
wholesale
 WI
West Indian | West Indies | Wisconsin | Women’s Institute
 Wilts.
Wiltshire
 WIMP
weakly interacting massive particle | windows, icons, mouse, pull-down menu / windows, icons, menus, pointers
 WIP
work in progress
 WIPO
World Intellectual Property Organization
 WISC
writable instruction set computer
 Wisd.
Wisdom of Solomon
 wk
weak | week | work
 wkly
weekly
 wkt
wicket
 WL
water line | wavelength
 WLTM
would like to meet
 Wm.
William
 WMD
weapons of mass destruction
 wmk.
watermark
 WML
WAP markup language | wireless markup language
 WMO
World Meteorological Organization
 WNF
West Nile fever
 WNV
West Nile virus
 WNW
west-northwest
 WO
War Office | warrant officer | Wine of Origin | wireless operator
 w/o
without
 WOB
without a boyfriend
 w.o.b.
washed overboard
 WOG
without a girlfriend
 WOM
word of mouth
 WOMBAT
waste of money, brains, and time
 won’t
will not
 WOOF
well-off older folks
 woopy
well-off older person
 Worcs.
Worcestershire
 WORM
write once read many (times)
 wouldn’t
would not
 would’ve
would have
 WOW
waiting on weather
 WP
weather permitting | without prejudice | word processing | word processor
 WPA
Work Projects Administration
 WPB
wastepaper basket
 WPC
Woman Police Constable
 WPGA
Women’s Professional Golfers’ Association
 WPI
wholesale price index
 wpm
words per minute
 wpn
weapon
 WR
Wassermann reaction
 WRAAC
Women’s Royal Australian Army Corps
 WRAAF
Women’s Royal Australian Air Force
 WRAC
Women’s Royal Army Corps
 WRAF
Women’s Royal Air Force
 WRANS
Women’s Royal Australian Naval Service
 WRNS
Women’s Royal Naval Service
 wrnt
warrant
 WRP
Worker’s Revolutionary Party
 WRT
with regard to | with respect to
 WRULD
work-related upper limb disorder
 WRVS
Women’s Royal Voluntary Service
 ws
Samoa
 WSW
west-southwest
 wt
weight
 WTA
Women’s Tennis Association | World Tennis Association
 WTC
World Trade Center
 WTG
way to go
 WTH
what the heck
 WTO
World Trade Organization
 WV
West Virginia
 WWF
World Wildlife Fund | World Wrestling Federation
 WWI
World War One
 WWII
World War Two
 www
World Wide Web
 WWW
World Wide Web
 WY
Wyoming
 WYSIAYG
what you see is all you get
 WYSIWYG
what you see is what you get


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