Answered By: Writing Center Last Updated: Nov 10, 2015 Views: 0
Answered By: Writing Center
Last Updated: Nov 10, 2015 Views: 0
|Although abbreviations are sometimes useful for long, technical terms in scientific writing, abbreviations are used sparingly for maximizing clarity.
Overuse. Using abbreviations may save space, however, it can sacrifice the time of understanding the meaning.
Underuse. A standard abbreviation for a long, familiar term can ease the readers' task.
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