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Computer Acronym Definitions Letter S


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. 



S/NR - Signal/Noise Ratio
S/PDIF - Sony/Philips Digital InterFace
S3TC - S3 Texture Compression
SAA - Systems Application Architecture
SACD - Super Audio Compact Disc
SAM - Security Account Manager
SAN - Storage Area Network
SANDRA - System ANalyser Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant
SAO - Session At Once
SAP - Service Advertising Protocol
SAR - Specific Absorption Rate
SAR - Synthetic Aperture Radar
SASI - Shugart Associates System Interface
SAT-MON - SATnet MONitoring
SB - SoundBlaster
SBS - Small Business Server
SCAM - SCSI Configured Automatically
SCAVEM - SCAn VElocity Modulation
SCI - System Control Interrupt
SCL - Superscape Control Language
SCM - Service Control Manager
SCM - Supply Chain Management
SCMS - Serial Copy Management System
SCO - Santa Cruz Operation
SCOPE - Supply Chain Optimization, Planning and Execution
SCPI - Standard Commands for Programmable Instruments
SCR - Silicon Controlled Rectifier
SCSI - Small Computer System Interface
SD - Sending Data
SD - Single Density
SD-DVD - Super Density Digital Video Disc
SDA - Source Data Automation
SDDI - Serial Digital Data Interface
SDDS - Sony Dynamic Digital Sound
SDK - Software Development Kit
SDLC - Synchronous Data Link Control
SDMI - Secure Digital Music Initiative
SDRAM - Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SDRP - Source Demand Routing Protocol
SDT - Software Developer Toolkit
SE - Single Ended
SEC - Single Edge Contact
SECAM - Sequential Color With Memory
SECC - Single Edge Contact Cartridge
SEGA - Super Enhanced Graphics Adapter
SEO - Search Engine Optimization
SEP - Sequential Exchange Protocol
SEPP - Single Edge Processor Package
SESR - Standard Event Status Register
SET - Secure Electronic Transaction
SETI - Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
SFF - Small Form Factor Committee
SFFO - Small Form Factor Optical storage
SFT - System Fault Tolerance
SFT - System File Table
SFX - SelF eXtractor
SGI - Servers and Graphics Integrated
SGI - Silicon Graphics Inc.
SGML - Standard Generalized Markup Language
SGP - Soukup Graphics Preprocessor
SGRAM - Synchronous Graphics Random Access Memory
SID - Sound Interface Device
SID - Security IDentifier
SIGS - Special Interest GroupS
SIL - Solid Immersion Lens
SIM - Subscriber Information Module
SIMD - Single Instruction Multiple Data
SIMM - Single In-line Memory Module
SIO - Serial Input/Output
SIP - Simple Internet Protocol
SIP - Single In-line Package
SIP - Super Impacted Particles
SIPP-ESP - SIPP Encap Security Payload
SIPP-AH -SIPP Authentication Header
SIR - Serial InfraRed
SiS - Silicon integrated Systems
SLDRAM - SyncLink Dynamic Random Access Memory
SLI  - Scalable Link Interface
SLI - Scan Line Interleaving
SLIC - System License Internal Code
SLIP - Serial Line Internet Protocol
SLP - Service Location Protocol
SMA - Shared Memory Architecture
SMART - Self Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology
SMB - Server Message Box
SMC - Standard Microsystem Corporation
SMCS - Serial Copy Management System
SMD - Surface Mounting Device
SMI - System Management Interrupt
SMM - System Management Mode
SMP - Symmetrical MultiProcessing
SMS - Short Message Service
SMSC - Short Message Service Centre
SMT - Simultaneous Multi-Threading
SMT - Single-pass Multi-Texturing
SMT - Surface Mounting Technology
SMTP - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNA - Systems Network Architecture
SNAP - Symbolic Network Analysis Program
SNES - Super Nintendo Entertainment System
SNG - Satellite News Gathering
SNMP - Simple Network-Management Protocol
SNOBOL - String-Oriented Symbolic Language
SOC - System On a Chip
SODIMM - Small Outline Dual In-Line Memory Module
SOH - Start Of Heading
SoHo - Small Office-Home Office
SOIC - Small Outline Integrated Circuit
SOJ - Small Outline J-lead
SOM - System Object Model
SOP - Small Outline Package
SOX - Scheme for Object-oriented XML
S/PDIF - Sony/Philips Digital InterFace
SP - SPace
SP - Stack Pointer
SP - Standard Play
SPARC - Scalar Processor ARChitecture
SPD - Spidla Data Processing
SPEC - Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation
SPI - SCSI-3 Parallel interface
SPOOL - Simultaneous Peripheral Operation OnLine
SPOT - Smart Personal Objects Technology
SPS - Shock Protection System
SPTI - SCSI Pass Through Interface
SQL - Structured Query Language
SQUID - Superconducting QUantum Interface Device
SR - Service Release
SR - Slide Rule
SRA - Symmetric Rendering Architecture
SRAM - Static Random Access Memory
SRS - Sound Retrieval System
SS - Single Side
SSB - Single Side Band
SSD - Solid State Disc
SSH - Secure SHell
SSI - Standard Scale Integration
SSL - Secure Socket Layer
SSR - Solid State Relay
SSR - SuperScalar Rendering
STP - Shielded Twisted Pair
STS - Stratospheric Telecommunications Service
SVC - Switched Virtual Circuits
SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics
SVGA - Super Video Graphics Array
SVPMI - Super VGA Protected Mode Interface
SW - SoftWare
SW - Short Wave
SWAT - Special Weapons And Tactics
SWIFT-RVP - Swift Remote Virtual file Protocol
SXP - Surface procedural eXternal Process
SYN - SYNchronization
SYSGEN - SYStem GENeration
S-VHS - Super Video Home System

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