Abbreviations – Web & Computer

Abbreviations Related to Web & Computers

Abbreviations – Web & Computer

**A=

ADC = Analog Digital Converter
AI = Artificial Intelligence
ALU = Arithmetic Logic Unit

 

 

AM = Amplitude Modulation
AMD = Advanced Micro Devices
ALGOL = Algorithmic Language
AGP = Accelerated Graphics Port
ARPANET = Advanced Research Project Agency Network
ASIC = Application Specific Integration Circuit
ATM = Automatic Teller Machine / Asynchronous Transfer Mode

**B=

BASIC = Beginners All – Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BCD = Binary Coded Decimal
BMP = Bit Map
BPI = Bytes per Inch
BPS = Bytes per Second
BCR = Bar Code Reader
BIOS = Basic Input Output System

**C=

CAD = Computer Aided Design
CAL = Computer Aided Learning
CAM = Computer Aided Manufacturing
CD = Compact Disk
CD – R =Compact Disk – Recordable
CD – ROM = Compact Disk – Read Only Memory
CD – RIW = Compact Disk – Read / Write
CU = Control Unit
C – DAC = Centre for Development of Advanced Computing
COBOL = Common Business Oriented Language
C MOS = Complementary Metal Oxide Semi – Conductor
COMAL = Common Algorithmic Language
CPI = Character per Inch
CPS = Character per Second
CPU = Central Processing Unit
CRS = Computerised Reservation System
CTS = Clear to Send

**D=

DAC = Digital Analog Converter
DDS = Digital Data Storage
DEC = Digital Equipment Corporation
DTS = Digital Theatre System
DVD = Digital Video Disk
DCL = Digital Command Language
DBMS = Data Base Management System
DFD = Data Flow Diagram
DOS = Disk Operating System
DTR = Data Terminal Ready
DTP = Desk Top Publishing
D RAM = Dynamic Ram
DIMM = Dual in – line Memory Module
DPI = Dots per Inch
DNS = Domain Name System

**E=

E – BUSINESS = Electronic Business
EDP = Electronic Data Processing
EFT = Electronic Fund Transfer
ENIAC = Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator
EDSAC = Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator
ERNET = Education and Research Network
EEPROM = Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EBCDIC = Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code

**F=

FAT = File Allocation Table
FD = Floppy Disk
FDM = Frequency Division Multiplexing
FET = Field Effect Transistor
FM = Frequency Modulation
FORTRAN = Formulae Translation
FSK = Frequency Shift Keying
FTP = File Transfer Protocol

**G=

GB = Giga Bytes
GIGO = Garbage – in – Garbage – out
GIS =Geographical Information System
GPL = General Public License
GPS = Global Positioning System
GUI = Graphical User Interface

**H=

HLL = High Level Language
HP = Hewlett Packard
HTML = Hyper Text Markup Language
HTTP = Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

**I=

IBM = International Business Machines
IC = Integrated Circuit
I/O = Input Output
IP = Internet Protocol
IRC = Internet Relay Chat
ISDN = Integrated Services Digital Network
ISH = Information Super Highway
ISO = International Standards Organisation
ISOC = Internet Society
ISP = Internet Service Provider

**J=

JPEG = Joint Photographic Expert Group
JRE = Java Runtime Engine
JSP = Java Server Pages

**k=

KB = Kilo Bytes
KIPS = Knowledge Information Processing System
KBPS = Kilo Bytes per Second

**L=

LAN = Local Area Network
LCD = Liquid Crystal Display
LD = Laser Diode
LED = Light – Emitting Diode
LISP = List Processing
LLL = Low Level Language
LSD = Least Significant Digit
LSI = Large Scale Integration

**M=

MAN = Metropolitan Area Network
MB = Mega Bytes
MHz = Mega Hertz
MICR = Magnetic Ink Character Recognition/Reader
MIDI = Musical Instrument Digital Interface
MIPS = Million Instructions per Second
MODEM = Modulator – Demodulator
MOPS = Million Operations per Second
MOS = Metal Oxide Semiconductor
MPEG = Moving Pictures Expert Group
MP-3 = MPEG – 1 Audio Layer 3
MS = Microsoft
MSD = Most Significant Digit
MSI = Medium Scale Integration
MTBF = Mean Time between Failure
MS – WORD = Microsoft – Word
MS – DOS = Microsoft – Disc Operating System

**N=
NAL = National Aerospace Laborateries
NIC = Network Interface Card
NIU = Network Interface Unit
NICNET = National Informatics Centre Network
NTSC = National Television Standards Committee

**O=

OCR = Optical Character Recognition/ Reader
OMR = Optical Mark Reader
OOP = Object Oriented Programming
OS = Operating System
OSS = Open Source Software

**P=

PAL = Phase Alteration Line
PC = Personal Computer
PCB = Printed Circuit Board
PCI = Peripheral Component Interconnect
PDA = Personal Digital Assistant
PDL = Program Design Language
PDF = Portable Document Format
PM = Phase Modulation
POST = Power on Self- Test
PPM = Page per Minute
POS = Point of Sales
PROLOG = Programming in Logic
PROM = Programmable Read only Memory
PSTN = Public Switched Telephone Network

**Q=

OAS = Quality Assurance Service

**R=

RAM = Random Access Memory
ROM = Read only Memory
RPG = Report Program Generator
RS – 232 = Recommended Standard 2-3-2

**S=

SCSI = Small Computer System Interface
SRAM = Static RAM
SSI = Small Scale Integration
SEQUEL = Structured English Query Language
SIMM = Single in – line Memory Module
SNOBOL = String Oriented Symbolic Language
SVGA = Super Video Graphics Array

**T=

TB = Tera Byte
TCP = Transmission Control Protocol
TDM = Time Division Multiplexing
TIP = Transmission Internet Protocol
TFT = Thin – Film Transistor

**U=

ULSI = Ultra Large Scale Integration
UNIVAC = Universal Automatic Computer
UPC = Universal Product Code
UPS = Uninterrupted Power Supply
URL = Uniform Resource Locator
USB = Universal Serial Bus
UVEPROM = Ultra Violet Erasable Programmable Read only Memory

**V=

VAN = Value Aided Network
VCR = Video Cassette Recorder
VDT = Visual Display Terminal
VDU = Video Display Unit
VGA = Video Graphics Array
VIRUS = Vital Resources Under Seize
VLSI = Very Large Scale Integration
VSAT = Very Small Aperture Terminal

**W=

WAN = Wide Area Network
WAP = Wireless Application Protocol
WLL = Wireless Local Loop
WMP = Windows Media Player
WORM = Write Once – Read Many
WWW = World Wide Web

**X=

XMS = Extended Memory Specification
2G = Second Generation Wireless Networking
3G = Third Generation Wireless Networking Technology
4GL = Fourth Generation Language

There are many other computer abbreviations… let us know in the comment.. we will update the list.

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