Computer Based Abbreviations — T U V W X Y Z

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Computer Based Abbreviations

T

T-gate Termary Selector gate.
TAB Tabulate.
TBU Tape Back-up Unit.
TCM Tape Cartridge Magazine.
TCP Transmission Control Protocol.
TDM Time Division Multiplexing.
TE Terminal Equipment.
TEI Terminal Endpoint Identifier.
TELNET Teletype Network.
TFM Thin Film Memory.
TFT Thin Film Transistor.
TIFF Tagged Image Film Format.
TIP Terminal Interface Protocol.
TLU Table Look Up
TM Trade Mark./ Turing Machine.
TMOT Thermo Magnetic Optic Technology.
TOS Terminal Operating System./ Tape Operating System.
TPDU Transport Protocol Data Unit.
TPI Tracks Per Inch.
TSO Time Sharing Option.
TSR Terminal and Stay Resident.
TTL Transistor Transistor Logic.
TVD Transparent Viewing Door.

U

UART Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter.
UC Upward Compatibility.
UCG Unilaterally Connected Graph.
UDP User Data gram Protocol.
UIMS User Interface Management System.
ULA Uncommitted Logic Array.
ULSI Ultra Large Scale Integration.
UMB Upper Memory Block.
UNIVAC Universal Automatic Computer.
UPC Universal Product Code.
UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply.
URL Universal Resource Locater.
USOC Universal Service Operating Code.
USART Universal Synchronous Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter.
UTP Unshielded Twisted Pair.
UUC Unix to Unix Copy.

V

V&V Verification and Validation.
VAN Value Added Network.
VC Virtual Circuit.
VCI Virtual Channel Identifier.
VDE Voice Data Entry.
VDO Visual Display Output.
VDT Visual Display Terminal.
VDU Visual Display Unit.
VESA Video Electronic Standards Association.
VFU Vertical Format Unit.
VGA Video Graphics Array.
VIE Virtual Integral Equation.
VLIW Very Long Instruction Word.
VLS Virtual Library System.
VLSI Very Large Scale Integration.
VM Vitual Machine./ Virtual Memory.
VME Virtual Machine Environment.
VPI Virtual Path Identifier.
VPN Virtual Private Network.
VRC Virtual Redundancy Check.
VRAM Video Random Access Memory.
VSAM Virtual Storage Access Method.
VSAT Very Small Aperture Terminal.
VT Virtual Terminal.
VTAM Virtual Telecommunication Access Method.

W

WAIS Wide Area Information Server.
WAN Wide Area Network.
WATFOR Water Loo FORTRAN.
WATFIV WATFOR Improve Vision.
WCG Weakly Connected Graph.
WCS Writeable Control Store.
WDN Web’s Dynamic Nature.
WFF Well Formed Formula.
WORM Write Once Read Many.
WP Word Perfect./ Word Processing.
WSAPI Web Site Application Programmers Interface.
WW Word Wrap.
WWW World Wide Web.

X

XGA Extended Graphics Array.
XMM Extended Memory Manager.
XMS Extended Memory Specification.
XOR Exclusive OR
XT Extended Technology.

Y

YACC Yet Another Complier Compiler.
YP Yellow Pages.

Z

ZBR Zone Bit Recording.
ZF Zero Function.
ZIF Zero Insertion Force.
ZM Zero Matrix.
ZS Zero Suppression.
ZTL Zero Trip Loop.
ZW Zero Word.
ZWS Zero Wait State.

Computer Based Abbreviations — G H I J K L M

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G

GB Gega Byte.
GCD Greatest Common Divisor.
GCR Group Code Recording.
GIGO Garbage In Garbage Out.
GINO Graphical Input Output.
GIS Geographic Information System.
GKS Graphics Kernel System.
GPC General Purpose Computer.
GPIB General Purpose Interface Bus.
GUI Graphical User Interface.
GWBASIC Gee Whiz Beginner’s Allpurpose Symbolic Instruction Code.

H

H-Zone Hyphenation Zone.
HCI Human Computer Interface.
HDC Hard Disk Controller.
HD High Density.
HDD Hard Disk Drive.
HDLC High-level Data Link Control.
HDPS Heavy Duty Power Supply.
HGA Hercules Graphice Adapter.
HGC Hercules Graphics Card.
HIPO Hierarchy Plus Input Process Output.
HIPOC Hierarchy Plus Input Process Output Chart.
HMB Higher Memory Block.
HMI Horizontal Motion Index.
HSMOS High Speed Metal Oxide Semiconductor.
HP Hewlett Packard.
HPF Highest Priority First.
HPFS High Performance File System.
HSM Hierarchical Storage Management.

I

I / O Input / Output.
IAB Iternet Architecture Board.
IA5 International Alphabet, Number-5.
IAL International Algorithmic Language.
IAR Instruction Address Register.
IAS Institute Advance Study./ Immediate Access Store.
IBG Inter Block Gap.
IBM International Business Machine.
IC Integrated Circuit.
ICL International Computers Limited.
ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol.
ID Identification.
IDE Integrated Drive Electronics.
IDN Integrated Digital Network.
IDP Integrated Data Processing.
IEE Institute of Electrical Engineers.
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
IEN Internal Experiment Note.
IESG Internet Engineering Steering Group.
ILS Integrating Legacy System.
IMP Interface Message Processor.
IOP Input Output Processor.
IOS International Organization for Standradization.
IP Internet Protocol./ Information Processing.
IPL Initial Program Load.
IPR Itellectual Property Right.
IPX Internetwork Packet Exchange.
IR Instruction Register.
IRC Internet Relay Chat.
IRG Inter Record Gap.
IRQ Inter Rupt Request.
IRR Iternal Rate of Return.
ISA Industry Standard Architecture.
ISAM Index Sequential Access Mode.
ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network.
ISO International Standards Organization.
ISOC Iternet Society.
ISR Intermission Storage and Retrieval.

J

JAWT Java Abstract Windowing Toolkit.
JBA Java Beats Activex.
JCL Job Control Language.
JEIDA Japanese Electronic Industry Development Association.
JTM Job Transfer and Manipulation.
JOVIAL Jules’s Own Version of International Algorithmic Language.

K

K Kilo.
KB Kilo Byte.
KBPS Kilo Byte Per Second.
KPO Key Punch Operator.

L

L-System Lindenmeyer System.
LAN Local Area Network.
LANE Local Area Network Emulation.
LAP Link Access Protpcol.
LAPB Link Access Protocol Balanced.
LBA Linear Bounded Automation.
LCD Liquid Crystal Disply.
LCM Least Common Multiple.
LDE Local Discretization Error.
LED Light Emitting Diode.
LFU Least Frequency Used.
LF Line Feed.
LHN Long Haul Network.
LIF Low Insertion Force.
LIFO Last In First Out.
LIM Lotus / Intel / Microsoft.
LIS Land Information System.
LISP List Processing.
LLC Logical Link Control.
LPI Line Per Inch.
LRC Longitudinal Redundancy Check.
LSB Least Significant Digit.

M

M Mega.
MAC Medium Access Control.
MAN Metropolitan Area Control.
MAR Memory Address Register.
MB Mega Byte.
MBPS Million Bits Per Second.
MBR Memory Buffer Register.
MCA Micro Channel Architecture.
MCGA Multi-Color Graphics Array.
MDA Monochrome Display Adapter.
MDR Memory Data Register.
MDWC Misaligned Data Wastes Cycles.
MFC Microsoft Foundation Class.
MFD Mini Floppy Disk.
MFM Modified Frequency Modulation.
MFLOPS Million-Floating Point Operation Per Second.
MGA Monochrome Graphic Adapter.
MHS Message Handling Service.
MHz Megahertz.
MIB Management Information Base.
MICP Microsoft Internet Control Pack.
MICR Magnetic Ink Character Recognition.
MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interace.
MIMD Multiple Instruction Multiple Data.
MIMDP Multiple Instruction Multiple Data Processing.
MIPS Million-Instruction Per Second.
MIS Management Information System.
MISAPI Microsoft Internet Services Application Programmers Interface.
MISD Multiple Instruction Single Data.
MIT Mechasusets Institute of Technology.
MLMA Multi Level Multi Access.
MLOP Multidimensional On-line Analytical Processing.
MMU Memory Management Unit.
MODEM Modulator and Demodulator.
MOHLL Machine Oriented High Level Language.
MOS Microsoft Operating System. / Metal Oxide Semiconductor.
MOSFET Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor.
MOTIS Message Oriented Text Interchange System.
MPD Mask Programmable Device.
MPEG Motion Picture Expert Group.
MPU Micro Processor Unite.
MS Message Store./ Microsoft.
MS-DOS Microsoft Disk Operating System.
MSD Most Significant Digit.
MSFF Master Slave Flip Flop.
MSI Medium Scale Integration.
MSS Master Slave System.
MTA Message Transfer Agent.
MTBF Mean Time Between Failures.
MTC Magnetic Tape Cartridge.
MTL Merged Transistor Logic.
MTS Michigan Terminal System.
MTU Magnetic Tape Unit.
MUX Multiplexed.
MVS Multiprogramming with Variable.
MVSO Multiple Virtual System Option.

Computer Based Abbreviations — A B C D E F

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A

ANSI American National Standart Institute.
APDU Application Protocol Data Unit.
API Application Programmers Interface.
APL A Programming Language.
APSE Ada Programming Support Environment.
APT Automatically Programmed Tools.
ARMA Auto Regressive Moving Average.
ARPA Advance Research Projects Agency.
ARPANET Advance Research Projects Agency Network.
ASCC Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator.
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange.
ASIC Application Specific Intergraded Circuit.
AT Advance Technology.
AT&T American Telephone and Telegraph.
ATM Adobe Tape Manager./ Automatic Teller Machine.
ATL Automatic Tape Library.
AU Arithmetic Unit.
AWT Abstract Windowing Toolkit.

B

BASIC Beginner’s All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
BBS Bulletin Board System.
BCD Binary Coded Decimal.
BCHC Bose Chandhuri Hocquenghem Code.
BCPL Basic Combined Programming Language.
BCR Bar Code Recogniser.
BCS British Computer Society./ Bangladesh Computer Society.
BCWA Bangladesh Computer Writers Association.
BERNET Bangladesh Education and Research Network.
BIND Berkeley Internet Name Domain.
BIP Business Information Processing.
BIOS Basic Input Output System.
BISDN Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network.
BNF Backup Normal Form.
BISYNC Binary Synchronous Communications.
BIT Binary digit.
BOOTP BOOT Strap Protocol.
BOS Basic Operation System.
BOTM Beginning of Tape Marker.
BPI Bits Per Inch.
BPS Bits Per Second.
BSC Binary Symmetric Channel.
BWF Best Web Face.

C

CATV Community Antenna Television.
CBL Computer Based Learning.
CBT Computer Based Training.
CCD Changed Couple Device.
CD Compact Disk.
CDC Control Data Corporation.
CDL Computer Description Language.
CDR Contents of Decrement Register.
CDROM Compact Disk Read Only Memory.
CGA Color Graphics Adapter.
CIC Custom Internal Cables.
CICS Customer Information Control System.
CIM Computer Import Microfilm.
CIR Current Instruction Register.
CIS Compact Interactive Standard.
CISC Complex Instruction Set Computer.
CMI Computer Managed Instruction.
CMMU Cache Memory Management Unit.
CMOS Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (COSMOS)
CMS Conservational Monitor System.
CNF Conjunctive Normal Form.
COBOL Common Business Oriented Language.
CODaSyL Conference On Data System Languages.
COM Computer Output Microfilm / Microfiche.
COMAL Common Algorithmic Language.
COMDEX Computer Dealers Exposition.
CPM Control Program for Microcomputers.
CPI Character Per Inch.
CAD Copputer Aided Design.
CADMAT Computer Aided Design Manufacturer and Testing.
CAI Computer Assisted Instruction.
CAL Computer Aided Learning.
CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing. / Content Addressable Memory.
CAR Content of address Register.
CAS Content Addressable Storage.
CASE Computer Aided Software Engineering.
CAT Computer Aided Testing.
CPL Combined Programming Language.
CPM Critical Path Method.
CPS Character Per Second.
CPU Central Processing Unit.
CR Carriage Return.
CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check.
CREN Consortrum for Research and Education Network.
CRT Cathode Ray Tube.
CSMA Carrier Sense Multiple Access.
CSPDN Circuit Switch Public Data Network.
CU Control Unit.
AW Control Word.
CWR Connected Word Recognition.

D

DAC Digital to Analogue Converter.
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
DASD Direct Access Storage Device.
DAV Digital Audio Video.
DBA Data Base Administration.
DBCS Double Byte Character Set.
DBMS Data Base Management System.
DCE Data Communication Equipment.
DCA Document Content Architecture.
DCL Data control Language.
DD Data Dictionary.
DDC Direct Digital Control.
DDCMP Digital Data Communication Message Protocol.
DDE Direct Data Entry.
DDL Data Definition Language./ Data Description Language.
DDS Digital Data Service.
DDVUJ Distribution Data Visualization Using Java.
DEC Digital Equipment Corporation.
DES Data Encryption Standard.
DFD Data Flow Diagram.
DIL Dual In Line
DILP Dual In Line Package.
DLC Data Link Control.
DLT Digital Linear Tape.
DMA Direct Memory Access.
DME Direct Machine Environment.
DML Data Manipulation Language.
DNS Domain Name System.
DOS Disk Operating System.
DP Data Processing.
DPCM Diferential Pulse Code Modulation.
DPI Dot Per Inch.
DPL Data Protection Legislation.
DPM Data Processing Manager.
DQDB Distributed Que Dual Bus.
DR Data Register.
DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory.
DRO Destructive Read Out.
DSDD Double Sided Double Density.
DSL Data Sub Language.
DSP Digital Singnal Processor.
DSS Decision Support System.
DTE Data Terminal Equipment.
DTL Data Transistor Logic./ Diode Transistor Logic.
DTP Desk Top Publishing.

E

ECL Emitter Coupled Logic.
ECMA European Computer Manufacturer’s Association.
ECS Embedded Computer System.
EDA Exploratory Data Analysis.
EDI Electronic Data Interchange.
EDIFACT Electronic Data Interface For Administration Commerce and Transport.
EDP Electronic Data Processing.
EDS Exchangeable Disk Store.
EDSAC Electrically Delay Storage Automatic Calculator.
EDVAC Electronic Discreet Variable Automatic Calcolator.
EEPROM Electronic Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory.
EFT Electronics Funds Transfer.
EFTPOS Electronics Funds Transfer and Point of Sale.
EGA Enhanced Graphics Adapter.
EHT Extra High Tension.
EFTS Electronics Fund Transfer System.

F

F.keys Function Keys.
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions.
FAST Federation Against Software Theft.
FAT File Allocation Table.
FAX Facsimile.
FCC Federal Communication Commission.
FCS Frame Check Sequence.
FDC Floppy Disk Controller.
FDD Floppy Disk Drive.
FDDI Fibre Distributed Data Interface.
FDM Frequency Division Multiplexing.
FEA Finite Element Analysis.
FEP Front End Processor.
FET Field Effect Transistor.
FF From Feed./ Flip Flop.
FFT Fast Fourier Transform.
FGL Fourth Generation Language.
FIFO Fat In Fast Out.
FIPS Federal Information Processing Standard.
FM File Manager./ Frequency Modulation.
FORTRAN FORmula TRANslation.
FRAM Ferromagnetic Random Access Memory.
FSA Finite State Automation.
FSK Frequency Shift Keying.
FTAM File Transfer Access and Management.
FTP File Transfer Protocol.