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2 definitions by Oliver Lehmann

 
1.
TLA
Stands for "Three Letter Acronym" or "Three letter abbreviation". See also XTLA.
ATM is a common TLA, or BMW, or XML and so on.
by Oliver Lehmann August 22, 2005
 
2.
A sound in one's ears or actually in the brain sometimes made by a disease called Tinnitus. Missed deadlines can make the same sound.
"I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as they fly by."
Douglas Adams, English novelist
Ooopss, I am late with my tax forms, just heard the deadline whooshing.
by Oliver Lehmann February 26, 2006