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A lighter version of Wikipedias Template:Abbr

This template is used to write an abbreviation with its meaning. It is a wrapper for the HTML element <abbr>..</abbr>, the element used by most Web browser to create a tooltip indicating the meaning of an abbreviation or acronym.

Please note: Do not use {{abbr}} or <abbr> to mark up material other than abbreviations or acronyms. Using it to generate tooltips elsewhere is a misuse of the underlying HTML and may cause accessibility problems.


Parameter Description
abbreviation the abbreviation, acronym, or initialism to be explained; shows as text.
meaning the expansion or definition of the abbreviation; shows as the text when you hover over the abbreviation.


{{abbr|brig|Brigantine}} -> brig