What is an abbreviation?
An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase.
Example: cm = centimeter / Dr. = doctor
What gets abbreviated?
Titles of people - Mr. / Mrs. / Dr.
Days of the week - Mon. / Tues. / Wed.
Addresses - St. / Ave. / Rd.
Months of the year - Jan. / Feb. / Mar.
Measurement - kg / m / cm
Time - h / min / s