extension ExtPose


CRX id


Description from extension meta

Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web!

Image from store Abbreviations.com
Description from store Abbreviations.com is the world's largest and most comprehensive directory and search engine for acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms on the Internet. Abbreviations.com holds hundreds of thousands of entries organized by a large variety of categories from computing and the Web to governmental, medicine and business and it is expanding daily. To use this extension simply select a word on any web page you're visiting and click on the extension icon. A pop-up window will open with all possible explanations for the selected word. Note: The extension will not work in tabs that were open prior to installation. After installing this extension, either reload your open tabs or restart Chrome.

Latest reviews

  • (2020-08-31) Patrick P Cosgrove: I am loving it SO FAR. After at least four minutes on that machine, I was raring to go.
  • (2017-12-10) David Blum: This extension is really useful when I am confronted to abbreviations which are unknown to me!
  • (2017-12-07) Shilo Ben Efraim: Super acronym dictionary! Love it...
  • (2017-12-07) Yigal Ben Efraim: TTYL, BRB, CYL8ER? This dude will get you through the acronym soup!

Latest issues

  • (2019-09-04, v:1.0.6) Allise Burris: Why do you need permission to change data?
    Why do you need to be able to change my data? I understand you need to read it, but not why you need to change it. Didn't install as a result.
  • (2019-05-01, v:1.0.6) Raul G Canelas: Correo
    Favor enviar tambien sus correos a mi correo [email protected]


2,000 history
4.8571 (7 votes)
Last update / version
2019-03-27 / 1.0.6
Listing languages