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Q

qst

qst = question.

A question can be part of a lesson, quiz, or questionnaire.

Also see: mcq (= multiple choice question).

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R

RNA

RNA = Ribonucleic acid.
RNA is a polymeric molecule that is implicated in a varied sort of biological roles in coding, decoding, regulation, and expression of genes.

 

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S

sai

sai - short answer interrogation.

(sai = saq = short answer questioning.)

A short answer interrogation allows a response of one or a few words, that is automatically graded by comparing against various model answers. NB: the answer that you type in the input field, must be English words (because of embedded literal-phrase-matching functionality).

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semi-

Semi- = "half", sometimes meaning “partially”, “incompletely” or “somewhat”.

Semi- is used as a prefix before many English words.

The prefix semi- is derived from the Latin word semi, meaning "half".

 

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SIP

SIP = Self Improvement Program(ming).

The Self Improvement Program contains knowledge and exercises to program your emotions, thoughts and beliefs in such a way that you will improve the health of your body and mind. It is a form of personal skills training. It uses skills from the area of: language and communication training, intelligence amplification, goal formulation, mind change techniques, stress management.

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T

TOC

TOC = Table Of Contents.

A Table of Contents of a lesson displays a numbered list of referrals (hyperlinks) to all pages within that lesson. These pages match important headers or titles in the order of discussion.
Below the TOC may be some extra data about the lesson.

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V

viz.

viz. = "namely", "in other words ".

The term viz. is derived from the Latin word videlicet meaning "that is", "namely".

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vs.

vs. = 'versus'.

The proposition vs. is short for 'versus', meaning: "against" or "in opposition to";  "as opposed to" or "in contrast with".

The term versus. originates from the Latin word versus that means: "turned in the direction of", "opposite". This word is derived from the Latin verb vertere meaning "to turn".

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