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Computer Acronym Definitions Letter C


An acronym is an abbreviation of the first letters of a phrase or the long name of an organization that forms a word or conveys a message. In electronic communication or online documents, acronyms are used as writing shorthand or a method to communicate humor. Below, you will find an alphabetical listing for hundreds of computer related acronyms. 



CA/CG - Computer Animation/Computer Graphics
CAD - Computer Aided Design
CAE - Computer Aided Engineering
CAFM - Computer Aided Facility Management
CALS - Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistic Support
CAM - Common Access Method
CAM - Computer Aided Manufacturing
CAMEL - Customized Application for Mobile Enhanced Logic
CAN - CANcel
CAN - Controller Area Network
CAR - Collect And Return
CarIN - Car Information and Navigation
CAS - Column Address Strobe
CASE - Computer Aided Software Engineering
CAST - C. Adams, S. Tavares
CAV - Constant Angular Velocity
CBIOS - Compatibility Basic Input Output System
CBS - Business Critical Services
CCC - Chaos Computer Club
CCD - Charge Coupled Device
CCSDS - Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems
CCE - Concurrent Command Engine
CCS - Common Communications Support
CD - Compact Disc
CD-DA - Compact Disc-Digital Audio
CD-E - Compact Disc-Erasable
CD-I - Compact Disc-Interactive
CD-MRW - Compact Disc-Mount Rainier reWritable
CD-R - Compact Disc-Recordable
CD-RAM - Compact Disc-Random Access Memory
CD-ROM - Compact Disc-Read-Only Memory
CD-RW - Compact Disc-reWritable
CD-WO - Compact Disc-Write Once
CD-XA - Compact Disc-Extanded Architecture
CDC - Certificate Distribution Center
CDMA - Code-Division Multiple Access
CDSA - Common Data Security Architecture
CE - Compute Elements
CEDA - Central European Data Agency
CENTO - Central Treaty Organization
CEO - Chief Executive Officer
CESNET - Czech Educational and Scientific NETwork
CETI - Communication With Extraterrestrial Intelligence
CF - Compact Flash
CFML - ColdFusion Markup Language
CGA - Color Graphics Adapter
CGI - Common Gateway Interface
CHAP - Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
CHAP - Cryptographic Handshake Authentication Protocol
CHTML - Compact Hyper Text Markup Language
CIA - Central Intelligence Agency
CIC - Counterintelligence Corps
CIDR - Classes InterDomain Routing
CIE - International Commission on Illumination
CIF - Cells In Frames
CIM - Compaq Insight Manager
CIPA - Camera & Imaging Products Association
CIRC - Cross Interleave Reed Solomon product Code
CISC - Complex Instruction Set Computer
CLIP - Component Library Integration Package
CLUT - Color Look-Up Table
CLV - Constant Linear Velocity
CM - Configuration Manager
CM - Connection Machine
CMOS - Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
CMRR - Common Mode Rejection Ratio
CMSS - Creative Multi-Speaker Surround
CMY - Cyan/Magenta/Yellow
CMYK - Cyan/Magenta/Yellow/blacK
CNR - Communication Network Riser
COAST - Cache On A STick
COBOL - COmmon Business Language
CORBA - Common Object Request Broker Architecture
COCOM - Coordinating Committee
COCOT - Customer Owned Customer Operated Telephone
COM - Component Object Model
COM - Computer Output on Microfilm
CONET - Czech Open NETwork
COSPAR - Committee Of SpAce Research
Comprehensive Perl Archive Network
CPHB - Computer Protocol Heart Beat
CPI - Character Per Inch
CPI - Common Programming Interface
CPLIP - Compressed Parallel Line Internet Protocol
CPNX - Computer Protocol Network eXecutive
CPS - Character Per Seconde
CPU - Central processor Unit
CP/M - Control Program for Microcomputers
CPM - Critical Path Method
CR - Carriage Return
CRC - Cyclic Redundancy Check
CRM - Customer Relationship Management
CRT - Cathode Ray Tube
CS - Cable Select
CS - Clear to Send
CS - Crystal Semiconductor
CSA - Chief Software Architect
CSD - Circuit Switched Data
CSDI - Compressed Serial Digital Interface
CSDN - Circuit Switched Data Network
CSG - Constructive Solid Geometry
CSH - C SHell
CSI - Computer Security Institute
CSM - Central Switch Matrix
CSMA - Carrier Sense Multiple Access
CSMA/CD - Carrier Sense Media Access with Collision Detection
CSP - Certified Solution Provider
CSTM - Cinema SubTitles Machine
CSS - Cascading Style Sheets
CSS - Content Scrambling System
CTCP - Client-to-Client-Protocol
CTI - Computer Telephony Integration
CTS - Clear To Send
CTX - Chuntex Electronic Corporation
CUA - Common User Access
CVD - Chemical Vapor Deposition
CVE - Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
CVS - Concurrent Versions System
CWDM - Course Wavelength Division Multiplex

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