HTML 4.01 Element Reference
<acronym> ... </acronym>
Description: Indicates the highlighted word is an acronym.
Browser Compatibility: NN: 6.2+ / IE: 4.0+
<acronym title="Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code">BASIC
Comments: 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