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disemvowel

(ˌdɪsɪmˈvaʊəl)
vb
(Linguistics) (tr) informal to remove the vowels from (a word in a text message, email, etc) in order to abbreviate it
[C21: from disem(bowel) + vowel]
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(115) See Cory Doctorow, How to Keep Hostile Jerks from Taking over Your Online Community, Information Week (May 14, 2007), http://www.informationweek.com/how-to-keep-hostile-jerks-from-taking-over-your-online-community/d/d-id/1055100 [http://perma.cc/7ZS5-DWCS] (arguing that disemvoweling "takes the sting out of" abusive comments without censoring them, and also signals community norms).