Category:English retronyms

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  1. SDR
  2. digital clock
  3. PS1
  4. pedal cycle
  5. plain old telephone service
  6. magnetic compass
  7. still water
  8. regular coffee
  9. mechanical mouse
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Oldest pages ordered by last edit
  1. first-generation
  2. nonhybrid
  3. prebiblical
  4. pre-Abrahamic
  5. plain old telephone service
  6. prebiotechnology
  7. preapartheid
  8. pre-AIDS
  9. pedal cycle
  10. 78

Fundamental » All languages » English » Terms by etymology » Retronyms

English terms that serve as new unique names for older objects or concepts whose previous names became ambiguous.

Pages in category "English retronyms"

The following 139 pages are in this category, out of 139 total.

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