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Acronyms and Abbreviations - See also Glossary - L

This letter last updated 01 February 2003

LA Los Angeles
LA Louisiana
LABR LABoR Accumulation
LACP Link Aggregation Control Protocol
LAN Local Area Network
LANIC LAN Interface Card
LAPD Link Access Protocol for the D-Channel
LAPD Los Angeles Police Department
LAPUT Light-Activated Programmable Uni-junction Transistor
LASCR Light-Activated Silicon Controlled Rectifier
LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LATA Local Access and Transport Area
LAWN Local Area Wireless  Network, also referred to as WLAN
LAX Los Angeles International Airport
LBO Leveraged Buy-Out
LBW Leg Before Wicket (Cricket)
LCC Leadless Carrier Chip (4 sided, no leads)
LCCC Leadless Ceramic Chip Carrier
LCD Least/Lowest Common Denominator
LCD Liquid Crystal Display
LCL Less than Container Load; cf CL
LCL Lower Control Limit
LCS Lotus Communications Server
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LDDC Long Distance DC, signaling method
LDEV Logical DEVice
LEC Local Exchange Carrier
LDR Long Distance Relationship
LED Light Emitting Diode
LF Left Field (baseball)
LF Line Feed, one of the ASCII character set
LF Low Frequency
LFN Long File Names
LHSP List Hosting Service Provider, e-mail, c.f. LSP
LIC Linear Integrated Circuit
LIF Logical Interchange Format, a simple, common file system
LIFER Lazy, Inefficient, Foul-up, Expecting Retirement
LIFO Last In, First Out, a queuing algorithm
LINUX (n.a. - rhyme with "cynics") Operating System based on Unix
LIP Loop Initialization Process (Fibre Channel)
LIPS Low Inertia Plotting System (Using grit tube technology, an older technology)
LISN Line Impedance Stabilization Network
LISP LISt Processing programming language
LISP Lots of Infuriating & Silly Parentheses
LISPLOG LISPLOG-Buero, AG Richter, common LISP on UNIX
LLA Link Level Access, networking standard
LLB Bachelor of Laws
LLC Limited Liability Company
LLC Logical Link Control, FDDI
LLD Doctor of Laws
LLF Lowest Logical Fare
LLL Low Level Language, e.g. assembly code
LLM Master of Laws
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
LM/X LAN Manager on unix
LMC LISP Mega Chip, TI
LMD Locally Mounted Disk, in a clustered environment
LMDS Local Multipoint Distribution Service
LMI Layer Management Interface, FDDI
LMI Local Management Interface
LMI Logistics Management Institute
LMX See LM/X
LNG Liquified Natural Gas
LO Leave Of Absence, time off work without pay
LOL Laughing Out Loud, used in e-mails
LOL Little Old Lady, MD TLA
LOTO Lock-Out-Tag-Out
LOTOS Language Of Temporal Ordering Specification, an FDT
LP Lab Prototype
LP Line Printer
LP Long Playing record
LPETS Lunar Prospector Electrical Test Set
LPG Liquified Petroleum Gas
LPGA Ladies Professional Golf Association
LPI Liquid PhotoImageable Soldermask
LPM Lines Per Minute
LPMC Low Priority Machine Check
LRU Least Recently Used, a swapping algorithm
LS Low-power Schottky
LSAP Link layer SAP
LSAP Logical SAP, apparently interchangeable with SAP
LSB Least Significant BIT
LSD LySergic acid Diethylamide
LSI Large Scale Integration, a level of IC making
LSL Local Solution Lead
LSP Light Speed Pascal
LSP Link State Packet [OSI, IS-IS Routing on LANs]
LSP Link State Protocol
LSP List Service Provider (maintains e-mail lists), c.f. LHSP
LSP Logistics Service Provider
LST Local Standard Time
LT Lap Top
LT Lead Time
LT Local Time
LTA Lawn Tennis Association, Wimbledon
LTA Long Term Agreement
LTC Long Term Care
Ltd. Limited, British equivalent of Inc.
LTE Lap Top Executive, as in LTE notebook computer
LTL Less Than Truckload(s) (Transportation)
LTO Linear Tape Open (format technology)
LTU Licence To Use
LU Logical Unit
LULU Locally Undesirable Land Uses
LVDS Low Voltage Differential Signaling, SCSI
LVI Large-Volume Injection
LVM Logical Volume Manager
LVRA Logical Volume Reserved Area
LW Long Wave (rado)