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Diff-E

noun; blending and clipping
The university course entitled ‘Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra’ The speaker used the shortened title to make the conversation more efficient. This is a common type of word formation around campus. Most of the common courses have abbreviated titles that are widespread in student conversations.
 
Are you going to take Diff-E this semester?
Etymology : Clipping/blending of diff(erential) + e(quations)
Source : A friend
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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