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What does BMX stand for?
Bicycle motocross. BMX began in the early 1970s, when children began racing their bicycles on dirt tracks in southern California, inspired by the motocross stars of the time. Though originally denoting a bicycle intended for BMX Racing, the term "BMX bike" is now used to encompass race bikes, as well as those used for the dirt, vert, park, street, flatland and BMX freestyle disciplines of BMX.
In welding terminology - what does acronym MIG stand for?
Metal Inert Gas . MIG – ‘MIG’ stands for ‘Metal Inert Gas’ or ‘MAG’ (‘Metal Active Gas’ welding). This is one of the most common welding techniques – and one of the easiest to learn. MIG uses a consumable electrode and an argon-carbon dioxide shielding gas to create strong welds on both thin and thick sheets of metal.
ISO, UPC and GS1 are the abbreviations of what?
Barcodes. A barcode is an optical, machine-readable, representation of data; the data usually describes something about the object that carries the barcode. Initially, barcodes were only scanned by special optical scanners called barcode readers. Later application software became available for devices that could read images, such as smartphones with cameras.