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Computer Acronym Definitions Letter M


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. 



M68k - Motorola 68xxx processor
MAC - Media Access Controller
MAC - Message Authentication Code
MAGLEV - MAGnetic LEVitation
MAJC - Microprocessor Architecture for Java Computing
MAME - Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator
MAN - Metropolitan Area Network
MARS - Multicast Address Resolution Service
MARSat - Mars Aerostacionary Relay Satellite
MAS - Multilevel Analog Signaling
MASER - Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
MASH - Multi Stage Noise Shaping
MAU - Media Attachment Unit
MAU - Multistation Access Unit
MAX - Matrox Animation eXpress
MaxMTU - MaxiMum Transmission Unit
MB - MainBoard (MotherBoard)
MBE - Molecular Beam Epitaxy
MBONE - Multicast BackbONE
MBPS - MegaBits Per Second
MBR - Master Boot Record
MC - Magnetofon Cassette
MCA - MicroChannel Architecture
MCB - Memory Control Block
MCC - Media Control Center
MCCS - Monitor Control Command Set
MCD - Mini-Client Driver
MCD - Motherboard Configurable Devices
MCGA - Multi-Color Graphics Array
MCH - Memory Controller Hub
MCI - Media Control Interface
MCT - MOS Controlled Thyristor
MCU - MCA Configuration Utility
MD - MiniDisc
MDA - Monochrome Display Adapter
MDAC - Microsoft Data Access Components
MDF - Mobile Data Framework
MDPA - Monochrom Display and Printer Adapter
MDRAM - Multibank Dynamic Random Access Memory
MEGA PC - MSI Entertainment and Gaming Appliance
MEL - Maya Embedded Language
MEMS - Micro-Electro-Mechanical System
MER - Micro Electronic Relay
MERIT-INP - MERIT INternodal Protocol
MEXE - Mobile station application EXecution Environment
MFCC - Magnetic Field Cancel Coil
MFE-NSP - MFE Network Services Protocol
MFLOPS - Million Floating Operations per Second
MFM - Modified Frequency Modulation
MGA - Matrox Graphics Adapter
MGD - MOSFET Gate Driver
MHP - Multimedia Home Platform
MHRP - Mobile Host Routing Protocol
MHS - Message Handling System
MIB - Management Information Base
MIC - Marathon Interface Card
MIC - Memory In Cartridge
MICP - Mobile Internetworking Control Protocol
MIDI - Musical Instrument Digital Interface
MIFD - Management Information Format Database
MILNET - MILitary NETwork
MIME - Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension
MIMO - Multi Input Multi Output
MIPS - Meaningless Indication of Processor Speed :-)
MIPS - Million Instructions per Second
MIS - Metal Insulated Semiconductor
MJPEG - Motion Joint Picture Expert Group
MLM - Master Library Module
MLM - Multi Level Marketing
MLID Multiple Link Interface Driver
MMC - Microsoft Management Console
MMC - MultiMedia Command set
MMIO - Memory-Mapped Input/Output
MML - Man Machine Language
MMR - Modified Modified Read
MMU - Memory Management Unit
MMX - MultiMedia eXtension
MO - Magneto-Optical
MO-CVD - Metal Organic-Chemical Vapor Deposition
MOCA - Music Online Competition Act
MODEM - MOdulator-DEModulator
MOM - Microsoft Operations Manager
MOPS - Minimized Open PC System
MOS - Metal Oxid Semiconductor
MOT - Microwave Oven Transformer
MP/M - Multiprogramming Control Program for Microcomputers
MP3 - MPeg I, layer 3
MPAA - Motion Picture Association of America
MPC - Multimedia Personal Computer
MPEG - Motion Picture Experts Group
MPEG-2 AAC - MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Compression
MPL - Meridian Lossless Packing
MPML - Main Profile at Main Level
MPO - Music Power Output
MPP - netix Message Posting Protocol
MPS - Million Pixels per Second
MR - MagnetoResistive heads
MR - Master Reset
MR - Modem Ready
MRA - Multi-Resolution Analysis
MRO - Maintenance, Repair and Operation
MRP - Material Requirements Planning
MRP II - Manufacturing Requirements Planning
MRS - Media Recognition System
MRX - MagnetoResistive eXtended
MS - Microsoft
MSAA - Microsoft Active Accessibility
MSAU - MultiStation Access Unit
MSB - Most Significant Bit
MSC - Mobile Services switching Centre
MSCDEX - Microsoft Compact Disc EXtension
MSCS - Microsoft Cluster Server
MSD - Microsoft Diagnostic
MSDN - Microsoft Developer Network
MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheet
MSI - Message Signaled Interrupts
MSI - Medium Scale Integration
MSI - Microsoft Installer
MSIE - Microsoft Internet Explorer
MSN - Microsoft Network
MSN - Multiple Subscriber Number
MSRT - Malicious Software Removal Tool
MTA - Mail Transfer Agent
MTBF - Medium Time Between Failures
MTH - Memory Translator Hub
MTP - Multicast Transport Protocol
MTS - Microsoft Transaction Server
MTTR - Mean Time To Repair
MTU - Maximum Transmission Unit
MUD - Multi-User Dungeon
MULDEX - MULtiplexor-DEmultipleXor
MUX - MUltipleXing
MW - Medium Wave

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