HTML 4.01 Element Reference
<abbr> ... </abbr>
Description: Indicates the highlighted word is an abbreviation.
Browser Compatibility: NN: 6.2+
<abbr title="HyperText Markup Language">HTML
An abbreviation is (usually) made up of the first letter of a series of words, e.g., HTML. An acronym is an abbreviation of several words in such a way that the abbreviation itself forms a word, e.g., NASA, BASIC.
Note: According to the W3C recommendations, neither the abbreviation nor the acronym elements are to be used for "tool tips".
Created: March 15, 2005