The abbreviation mAH is short for milliampere hour. This unit is commonly used in measuring the total charge of a battery and how long a battery can last when powering a device before the battery requires either disposal... More »

The term "Ah" found on acid-based batteries refers to amp hours. Amp hours is a form of measurement used to describe how much energy a specific battery can hold. More »

According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, C6H12O6 is the molecular formula for the carbohydrate glucose. C6H12O6 also makes up the formula for a number of other compounds, including fructose, galactose and inositol. More »

BDO International is one of the largest public accountancy networks in the world, with its name being an acronym for Binder Dijker Otte & Co. According to the company website, the network began using the name BDO in 1973... More »

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points. This administration monitors the handling, manufacturing, distribution and production of food to prevent a... More »

The term pH is an abbreviation for "power of hydrogen." The "p" is from the German word "potenz," which means power. The "H" is the periodic table symbol for the element hydrogen. More »

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NaCl is the molecular formula of sodium chloride, or common salt. It is an ionic compound with a three-dimensional lattice network of Na+ ions and Cl- ions. Ionic bonds are formed by the force of attraction between oppos... More »