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DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide by Richard L. Hamilton, Norman Walsh

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Name

abbrev — An abbreviation, especially one followed by a period

Synopsis

abbrev ::= (text | phrase db._phrase | replaceable | trademark | Graphic inlines | Indexing inlines | Linking inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)*

Description

An abbreviation, especially one followed by a period.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

See Also

acronym, emphasis, foreignphrase, phrase, quote, wordasword

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example abbrev</title>

<para>The <abbrev>Assn.</abbrev> of Computing Machinery would probably never
abbreviate “Association” like this.
</para>

</article>

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