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Lithium tags need to be looked at again

We have a lot of lithium tags. We have lithium lithium-ion lithium-polymer lipo It looks like we need to clean up lithium and check to see if there are any questions that are on just lithium and put ...
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Make [diff-amp] a synonym of [differential-amplifier]?

We have both differential-amplifier and diff-amp, with the latter having far more questions than the former (> 100 questions). However, the former is the full, proper name. Would a moderator kindly ...
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Merge [schematic] and [schematics] tags

When posting my first question, I noticed the schematics (plural) and schematic (singular) tags both exist. I propose setting schematic to be a synonym of schematics. 1356 questions have only ...
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Make [common-drain] and [source-follower] synonyms, and [common-collector] and [emitter-follower] synonyms?

I recently fixed the tags on a question about common source vs. common drain topologies, and I created common-drain since the question used that term. However, common drain is also known as a source ...
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Make [kvl] and [kcl] a synonym of [kirchhoffs-laws] tag?

I recently noticed some questions were tagged kvl (#1, #2), so I retagged them using the correct kirchhoffs-laws. There are currently 25 questions tagged kvl, and "KVL" is a common acronym ...
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lithium-ion and liiion tags

I noticed there is a lithium-ion tag with over 1K questions and a liion tag with 39 questions. I'm thinking that perhaps most (or all) of the liion questions could be retagged with lithium-ion and ...
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Make pga tag a synonym of programmable-gain-amplifier tag?

Yesterday I created programmable-gain-amplifier (and added the tag info for it) after I answered a question yesterday about such an amplifier which used pga. There are a few questions which use the ...
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Request to add a tag synonym or rename - safety-capacitor for x-capacitor

Ok, right now we have a single tag for dealing with safety caps and that is x-capacitor. But there is at least three types that I know of, X, Y and XY capacitors. When I went to ask a question about ...
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OK, let's clean up these STM32 tags [duplicate]

Note: This has already been completed. I'll leave the question for reference :) Some time ago, I asked this question about how we should handle the stm32 tags (stm32f1, stm32f2, etc). The ...
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What is with the ground tags?

We have several tags that are synonymous: ground, grounding, earthing. At the least we should roll grounding and earthing into ...
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Tag merge/synonym proposal: [esc] [speedcontroller]

The tags esc (113 questions) and speedcontroller (89 questions) are essentially the same thing, and both poorly named (cryptic or unhyphenated). I propose that they should be merged/synonymized, ...
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Tag alias: BLE / bluetooth-low-energy

Can we alias the far less often used ble to bluetooth-low-energy? From its 26 usages, ble is used 10 times in conjunction with bluetooth-low-energy already.
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Making [tag:simulator] a synonym for [tag:simulation]

I've not the required rep to use the usual tag synonym proposal procedure. I think simulator should be made a synonym for simulation. There's already such a pending proposal for that. Probably a mod ...
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Tags: [pin], [pins], [pinout]

I'm pretty sure that the tags pin and pins mean the same thing and should be merged. Are they synonyms of pinout? If not, they could use a tag wiki that explains the difference. While we're on the ...
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tag synonyms suggestions

I2C and TWI should be synonyms, they are the same thing with a different non patented name Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Does it really make sense to have [uart] and [usart] tags instead of just [uart]?

usart has 14 questions while uart has 198 questions In most usart questions the fact that synchronous communication is possible, too, is not relevant, so uart would make more sense. Therefore I ...
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Ban or synonymize [amp]

amp is a fairly awful tag, some use it in the context of current (amps...current by the way is another useless tag, not to mention voltage, circuit, and the like...but we're not here to talk about ...
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tag for random number generators

Many people come here asking about something related to a hardware random number generator (HRNG), sometimes called "a true random number generator". A few people post questions related to pseudo-...
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Merging [tag: battery] and [tag:battery-operated]

I think that Why these two tags have different meaning, they can be merged to include all the questions relating to batteries, which means also battery powered circuits. What do you think?
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Merge battery and batteries tag?

Probably this should be a synonym; but I don't have the reputation to do so. I suggest battery as the remaining tag.
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Awkward tag conjugations

The following tags (specifically their synonym associations are backwards) seem awkward: recommend should be "recommendations", e.g. "This question is about recommendations ...", as the (plural) ...
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