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  • North and Central America

    North and Central America: Canada, United States, Mexico, Central American states, Caribbean, West Indies.

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    Themes and places

    COBRA

    Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

    In English

    COMEGO

    Compañía Mexicana de Gerencia y Operación

    In Spanish

    CONUS

    Continental United States

    In English

    CONVINCE

    Consortium of North American Veterinary Interactive New Concept Education

    In English

    COPANT

    Comisión Panamericana de Normas Técnicas (https://www.copant.org/)

    In Spanish

    COPM

    Canadian Occupational Performance Measure

    In English

    CORC

    Corcoran College of Art and Design

    In English

    CORRECNE
    Commission de Restructuration et de Renforcement du Centre National des Équipements

    The abbreviation CORRECNE (Commission de Restructuration et de Renforcement du Centre National des Équipements) includes the abbreviation CNE (Centre National des Équipements).

    In French

    COSMIC
    COmputer Software Management and Information Center

    The COmputer Software Management and Information Center (COSMIC) is a special NASA service that offers computer programs capable of being adapted to secondary usage while developed for the space program or for other technology generating agencies. Located at the University of Georgia, the COSMIC’s library contains programs for such purposes as structural analysis, artificial intelligence, computational fluid dynamics, thermal analysis, image processing, or project management.

    The abbreviation COSMIC (COmputer Software Management and Information Center) includes the abbreviation IC (Information Center).

    In English

    COSTAR

    Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement

    In English

    CPA
    Canadian Psychological Association (www.cpa.ca)

    = SCP | Société Canadienne de Psychologie | In French

    In English

    CPA

    Canadian Payments Association

    In English

    CPC
    Canadian Pork Council (www.cpc-ccp.com)

    = CCP | Conseil Canadien du Porc | In French

    In English

    CPCSS

    Carolina Prostate Cancer Screening Study

    In English

    CPIA

    Canadian Plastics Industry Association (www.cpia.ca)

    In English

    CPO

    College of Psychologists of Ontario (https://cpo.on.ca/)

    In English

    CPPIB

    Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board

    In English

    CPRA

    California Public Safety Radio Association

    In English

    CREA

    Canadian Real Estate Association

    In English

    CREDDI

    Centre de Recherche en Économie et en Droit du Développement Insulaire (https://www.creddi.fr/)

    In French

    CREECA

    Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (https://creeca.wisc.edu/)

    In English

    CREECA

    Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (https://creeca.wisc.edu/)

    In English

    CRHC

    Center for Reliable and High-Performance Computing

    In English

    CRHSPP

    Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology

    In English

    CRIS

    Crash Records Information System

    In English

    CRMA

    Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (https://www.crma.org/)

    In English

    CRNBC

    College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (https://www.bccnp.ca/)

    In English

    CRNM

    College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (https://www.crnm.mb.ca/)

    In English

    CRNNS

    College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia (www.crnns.ca)

    In English

    CRS

    Congressional Research Service

    In English

    CRS

    Commercial Resupply Services

    In English

    CS

    Spacelab Operations Directorate

    In English

    CSA

    Canadian Space Agency (www.space.gc.ca)

    In English

    CSA

    California Sociological Association (https://cal-soc.org)

    In English

    CSA

    Canadian Soccer Association (www.canadasoccer.com)

    In English

    CSA

    Cambridge Scientific Abstracts

    In English

    CSA

    Casting Society of America (www.castingsociety.com)

    In English

    CSAA

    Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association

    In English

    CSAUS

    Chinese School Association in the United States

    In English

    CSB

    Complex Support Building

    In English

    CSBA

    Canadian Swine Breeders Association (www.canswine.ca)

    In English

    CSTC

    Consolidated Space Test Center

    In English

    CSTP

    California Standards for the Teaching Profession

    In English

    CT
    Connecticut

    = CT | كونيتيكت | In Arabic
    = CT | ܟܘܢܝܬܝܟܬ | In Aramaic
    = CT | Konnektikut | In Azerbaijani
    = CT | Кънектикът | In Bulgarian
    = CT | কানেটিকাট | In Bengali
    = CT | কানেকটিকাট | In Bishnupriya Manipuri
    = CT | Коннектикут | In Chuvash
    = CT | Konektikuto | In Esperanto
    = CT | کنتیکت | In Persian
    = CT | Konnetikut | In Frisian
    = CT | Không-nái-tí-khiet | In Hakka
    = CT | Konekikuka | In Hawaiian
    = CT | קונטיקט | In Hebrew
    = CT | कनाटीकट | In Hindi
    = CT | Konèktikòt | In Haitian Creole
    = CT | Connecticut | In Hungarian
    = CT | Կոնեկտիկուտ | In Armenian
    = CT | コネチカット州 | In Japanese
    = CT | კონექტიკუტი | In Georgian
    = CT | 코네티컷 주 | In Korean
    = CT | Connecticuta | In Latin
    = CT | Konektikutas | In Lithuanian
    = CT | Konektikuta | In Latvian
    = CT | Kaonektikioty | MLG
    = CT | Конектикат | In Macedonian
    = CT | കണെറ്റികട്ട് | In Malayalam
    = CT | Коннектикут | In Mongolian
    = CT | कनेक्टिकट | In Marathi
    = CT | Kanédiki' hahoodzo | In Navajo
    = CT | Коннектикут | In Ossetian
    = CT | Коннектикут | In Russian
    = CT | Конектикат | In Serbian
    = CT | கனெடிகட் | In Tamil
    = CT | รัฐคอนเนตทิคัต | In Thai
    = CT | Коннектикут | In Ukrainian
    = CT | کنیکٹیکٹ | In Urdu
    = CT | Konnektikut | In Uzbek
    = CT | 康涅狄格 | In Wu Chinese
    = CT | קאנעטיקעט | In Yiddisch
    = CT | 康乃狄克州 | In Chinese languages

    In many languages

    CT
    كونيتيكت

    = CT (see above)

    In Arabic

    CT
    ܟܘܢܝܬܝܟܬ

    = CT (see above)

    In Aramaic

    CT
    Konnektikut

    = CT (see above)

    In Azerbaijani

    CT
    Кънектикът

    = CT (see above)

    In Bulgarian

    CT
    কানেটিকাট

    = CT (see above)

    In Bengali

    CT
    কানেকটিকাট

    = CT (see above)

    In Bishnupriya Manipuri

    CT
    Коннектикут

    = CT (see above)

    In Chuvash

    CT
    Konektikuto

    = CT (see above)

    In Esperanto

    CT
    کنتیکت

    = CT (see above)

    In Persian

    CT
    Konnetikut

    = CT (see above)

    In Frisian

    CT
    Không-nái-tí-khiet

    = CT (see above)

    In Hakka

    CT
    Konekikuka

    = CT (see above)

    In Hawaiian

    CT
    קונטיקט

    = CT (see above)

    In Hebrew

    CT
    कनाटीकट

    = CT (see above)

    In Hindi

    CT
    Konèktikòt

    = CT (see above)

    In Haitian Creole

    CT
    Connecticut

    = CT (see above)

    In Hungarian

    CT
    Կոնեկտիկուտ

    = CT (see above)

    In Armenian

    CT
    コネチカット州

    = CT (see above)

    In Japanese

    CT
    კონექტიკუტი

    = CT (see above)

    In Georgian

    CT
    코네티컷 주

    = CT (see above)

    In Korean

    CT
    Connecticuta

    = CT (see above)

    In Latin

    CT
    Konektikutas

    = CT (see above)

    In Lithuanian

    CT
    Konektikuta

    = CT (see above)

    In Latvian

    CT
    Kaonektikioty

    = CT (see above)

    [MLG]

    CT
    Конектикат

    = CT (see above)

    In Macedonian

    CT
    കണെറ്റികട്ട്

    = CT (see above)

    In Malayalam

    CT
    Коннектикут

    = CT (see above)

    In Mongolian

    CT
    कनेक्टिकट

    = CT (see above)

    In Marathi

    CT
    Kanédiki' hahoodzo

    = CT (see above)

    In Navajo

    CT
    Коннектикут

    = CT (see above)

    In Ossetian

    CT
    Коннектикут

    = CT (see above)

    In Russian

    CT
    Конектикат

    = CT (see above)

    In Serbian

    CT
    கனெடிகட்

    = CT (see above)

    In Tamil

    CT
    รัฐคอนเนตทิคัต

    = CT (see above)

    In Thai

    CT
    Коннектикут

    = CT (see above)

    In Ukrainian

    CT
    کنیکٹیکٹ

    = CT (see above)

    In Urdu

    CT
    Konnektikut

    = CT (see above)

    In Uzbek

    CT
    康涅狄格

    = CT (see above)

    In Wu Chinese

    CT
    קאנעטיקעט

    = CT (see above)

    In Yiddisch

    CT
    康乃狄克州

    = CT (see above)

    In Chinese languages

    CTC
    Congrès du Travail du Canada

    = CLC | Canadian Labour Congress | In English

    In French

    CTCUM

    Commission de Transport de la Communauté Urbaine de Montréal

    In French

    CTI

    Canadian Trade Index (www.ctidirectory.com)

    In English

    CTI

    Connecticut Transportation Institute (https://www.cti.uconn.edu/)

    In English

    CTM

    Commission de Transport de Montréal

    In French

    CTP

    Cambridge Technology Partners

    In English

    CTS

    Canadian Technology Satellite

    In English

    CU

    Catholic University of America

    In English

    CUP

    California University of Pennsylvania (https://www.calu.edu/)

    In English

    CUP

    Canadian University Press

    In English

    CURE

    Connecticut United for Research Excellence

    In English

    CVMA

    Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (www.canadianveterinarians.net)

    In English

    CVO

    College of Veterinarians of Ontario (https://cvo.org/)

    In English

    CWL

    Campus-Wide Login (www.cwl.ubc.ca)

    In English

    CWL

    California Women Lawyers (https://www.cwl.org/)

    In English

    CWL

    Catholic Women's League of Canada (www.cwl.ab.ca)

    In English

    CXX

    Chicago Climate Exchange

    In English

    CaGeJ

    Canadian Geotechnical Journal

    In English

    CaJCE

    Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering

    In English

    CaJCh

    Canadian Journal of Chemistry

    In English

    CaJES

    Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences

    In English

    CaJPh

    Canadian Journal of Physics

    In English

    CaJRS

    Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing

    In English

    CaJSS

    Canadian Journal of Soil Science

    In English

    CaPA

    Canadian Precipitation Analysis

    In English

    CfA

    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/)

    In English

    CoLou

    Contributions of the Louisiana State University Observatory Baton Rouge Louisiana

    In English

    CoMcD

    Contributions from the McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis, Texas

    In English

    CoNMx

    Contributions of the Observatory of New Mexico State University Las Cruces

    In English

    CoRHO

    Contributions - University of Florida Rosemary Hill Observatory

    In English

    CoRut

    Contributions from the Rutherford Observatory of Columbia University New York

    In English

    CoSte

    Contributions - University of Arizona Steward Observatory

    In English

    CoWas

    Contributions from the Washburn Observatory of the University of Wisconsin

    In English

    DACP

    Day-Ahead Commitment Process

    In English

    DAF

    Department of the Air Force

    In English

    DASNY

    Dormitory Authority for State of New York

    In English

    DATAS

    Delta Automated Travel Account System

    In English

    DAVDC

    Diplomate of American Veterinary Dental College

    In English

    DCU

    Digital Federal Credit Union

    In English

    DCU

    Pryor Field Regional Airport

    In English

    DDTF
    Dynamic Docking Test Facility

    The abbreviation DDTF (Dynamic Docking Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    DFA

    Democracy for America (www.democracyforamerica.com)

    In English

    DFA

    Département Français d’Amérique

    In French

    DFRC

    Dryden Flight Research Center

    In English

    DFRF

    Dryden Flight Research Facility

    In English

    DGA

    Directors Guild of America (https://www.dga.org/)

    In English

    DGEQ

    Directeur Général des Élections du Québec

    In French

    DIAMSS
    Division des Infections Acquises en Milieu de Soins de Santé

    = HCAID | Health Care Acquired Infections Division | In English

    In French

    DLA

    Defense Logistics Agency (https://www.dla.mil/)

    In English

    DMSP

    Defense Meterological Satellite Program

    In English

    DODSTP

    Department of Defense Standard Satellite

    In English

    DPOA

    Detroit Police Officers Association

    In English

    DSFS

    Delaware State Fire School

    In English

    DSMA

    Dartmouth School Music Association (https://dsmahome.org/)

    In English

    DSN

    Deep Space Network

    In English

    DSTF
    Delta Spin Test Facility

    The abbreviation DSTF (Delta Spin Test Facility) includes abbreviations STF (Spin Test Facility) and TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    EAFB
    Edwards Air Force Base (https://www.edwards.af.mil/)

    The abbreviation EAFB (Edwards Air Force Base) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    EAFB

    Eglin Air Force Base

    In English

    EAFB

    Ellington Air Force Base

    In English

    EAI

    Electronics Associates, Incorporated (www.electronicassociates.us)

    In English

    EAPSI

    East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes

    In English

    ECAL

    East Coast Abort Landing

    In English

    ECDC

    Ethiopian Community Development Council (https://www.ecdcus.org/)

    In English

    ECLAC
    Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (https://www.cepal.org/en)

    = CEPALC | Commission Économique Pour l'Amérique Latine et les Caraïbes | In French
    = CEPAL | Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe | In Spanish
    = CEPAL | Comissão Econômica para América Latina e o Caribe | In Portuguese

    In English

    ECU

    East Carolina University (https://www.ecu.edu/)

    In English

    EEI

    Edison Electric Institute (https://www.eei.org/)

    In English

    EETB

    Electronic/Electrical Termination Building

    In English

    EJGH
    East Jefferson General Hospital (https://ejgh.org/)

    The abbreviation EJGH (East Jefferson General Hospital) includes the abbreviation JGH (Jefferson General Hospital).

    In English

    ELNA

    Esperanto-Ligo por Norda Ameriko (https://ttt.esperanto-usa.org/eo)

    In Esperanto

    ELNA
    Esperanto-Ligo de Nord-Ameriko (https://esperanto-usa.org/eo)

    = ELNA | Esperanto League for North America | In English

    In Esperanto

    ELNA
    Esperanto League for North America (https://esperanto-usa.org/en)

    = ELNA (see above)

    In English

    EOS

    Earth-Orbit Shuttle

    In English

    EPSTF
    Electrical Power System Test Facility

    The abbreviation EPSTF (Electrical Power System Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    ERBE

    Earth Radiation Budget Experiment

    In English

    ERBS

    Earth Radiation Budget Satellite

    In English

    ERETS
    Edwards Rocket Engine Test Site

    The abbreviation ERETS (Edwards Rocket Engine Test Site) includes the abbreviation TS (Test Site).

    In English

    ERISA

    Employee Retirement Income Security Act

    In English

    ERO

    Esperanto-Rondo de Otavo

    In Esperanto

    ERP

    European Recovery Program

    In English

    ERT

    Esperanto-Rondo de Toronto

    In Esperanto

    ESA

    Entomological Society of America (https://www.entsoc.org/)

    In English

    ESIH

    École Supérieure d’Infotronique d'Haïti

    In French

    ESK
    Esperanto-Societo Kebekia

    = SQE | Société Québécoise d'Espéranto | In French

    In Esperanto

    ESTF
    Electronic System Test Facility

    The abbreviation ESTF (Electronic System Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    ETF
    Eglin Test Facility

    The abbreviation ETF (Eglin Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    ETR
    Eastern Test Range

    The abbreviation ETR (Eastern Test Range) is included in abbreviations such as AFETR (Air Force Eastern Test Range), AFETRM (Air Force Eastern Test Range Manual) and ETROD (Eastern Test Range Operations Directive).

    In English

    EWG

    Environmental Working Group (https://www.ewg.org/)

    In English

    FAA

    Federal Aviation Administration (https://www.faa.gov/)

    In English

    FAA

    Florida Archery Association

    In English

    FABA

    Florida Antiquarian Booksellers' Association (http://floridabooksellers.com)

    In English

    FACC

    Ford Aerospace and Communications Corporation

    In English

    FACT

    Fountain Valley Amateur Communications Team

    In English

    FAFS

    Falcon Air Force Station

    In English

    FAPA

    Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (https://www.fapaonline.org/)

    In English

    FAPA

    Florida Association of Property Appraisers (www.fapa.net)

    In English

    FAPE

    Florida Association of Professional Employees

    In English

    FAR

    Federal Aviation Regulation

    In English

    FASEB

    Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (www.faseb.org)

    In English

    FASO
    Federal Association of Security Officials (www.faso-afrs.ca)

    = AFRS | Association Fédérale des Responsables de la Sécurité | In English

    In English

    FBI

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (https://www.fbi.gov/)

    In English

    FBQ

    Fédération de Backgammon du Québec

    In French

    FCC

    Farm Credit Canada

    In English

    FCC
    Fondations Communautaires du Canada (www.cfc-fcc.ca)

    = CFC | Community Foundations of Canada | In English

    In French

    FCC

    Fédération Canine du Canada

    In French

    FCRI

    Fondation Canadienne pour la Recherche sur l'Incontinence

    In French

    FCSTF
    Fuel Cell System Test Facility

    The abbreviation FCSTF (Fuel Cell System Test Facility) includes abbreviations FC (Fuel Cell) and TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    FCTB

    Flight Crew Training Building

    In English

    FEMA

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (https://www.fema.gov/)

    In English

    FERPA

    Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

    In English

    FFCR

    Fonds France-Canada pour la Recherche

    In French

    FFEA

    Florida Festivals and Events Association

    In English

    FFEA

    Fédération Francophone d’Équitation Américaine

    In French

    FFEA

    Florida Future Educators of America

    In English

    FFG

    Faculté de Foresterie et de Géomatique de Laval (www.ffg.ulaval.ca)

    In French

    FFRDC

    Federally Funded Research and Development Center

    In English

    FHWA

    Federal Highway Administration (https://highways.dot.gov/)

    In English

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