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Acronym WordFull Form
3DThree Dimensional
APLAutomatic Programming Language
ARPANETAdvanced Research Projects Agency Network (the beginning of the internet)
ASAPApplication Assessment And Planning package (Lotus migration application)
ASPActive Server Page
ASRAutomated Speech Recognition
BLOBBinary Large Object
BOSSBusiness Organizer Scheduling System (one of the original hand-held organizers)
CADComputer Aided Design
CCTVClosed Circuit Television
CDMACode Division Multiple Access
CD-ROMCompact Disk - Read Only Memory
CLASSCompiled java program- often used as class extension
CMYKCyan- Magenta- Yellow- blacK
COBOLCommon Business Oriented Language (programming language)
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CRTCathode Ray Tube
DOSDisk Operating System
DSLDigital Subscriber Line
DSLRDigital single-lens reflex
DTPDesk-Top Publishing & Distributed Transaction Processing
ECSEnhanced Chip Set
EDGEEnhanced Data Rates for GSM (Global System for Mobile) Evolution
EDPElectronic Data Processing
EEPROMElectronic Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
ENIACElectronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator
FAQFrequently Asked Questions (files often found on BBS and Internet)
FCIFlux Changes per Inch (drive tech terminology)
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
GPRSGeneral Packet Radio Service
GPSGlobal Positioning System
GSMGlobal System for Mobile communication
GUIGraphical User Interface
HCLHardware Compatibility List (what hardware works with Windows 95- a text file)
HDMIHigh Definition Multimedia Interface
HVACHeating Ventilation and Air Conditioning
ICIntegrated Circuit
IDInternal Device
IDEIntegrated Development Environment & Integrated Drive Electronics
IMEIInternational Mobile Equipment Identity
INSInterNet communication Settings
INTERNETInterconnected Network
IPInternet Protocol
IPCInter-Processes Communications
IPSIndian Police Service, In-Plane Switching & Intrusion Prevention System
IRDAInfrared Data Association
ISDInternational Subscriber Dialing
ISPInternet Service Provider
ITInformation Technology
JSFJavaServer Faces
LASERLight Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
MISManagement Information Systems
MODEMMODulate / DEModulate
MPEGMotion Picture Experts Group (file extension MPG)
MSCMobile Switching Center & Master of Science
NCCNetwork Control Center
NICNetwork Interface Card
PCPersonal Computer
PCIPersonal Computer Interface
PDCPrimary Domain Controller
PFAPlease Find Attachment & Predictive Failure Analysis
PINPersonal Identification Number
PINGPacket InterNet Groper
PNGPortable Network Graphics
POPPower On Password
PPPPoint to Point Protocol
PVCPermanent Virtual Circuits
RADARRadio Detection And Ranging
RAMRandom Access Memory
RASRemote Access Server / Service
RDBMSRelational Data Base Management System
ROReverse Osmosis
SLRSingle Lens Reflex, Statutory Liquidity Ratio
SMPSSwitched-Mode Power Supply & Switching Mode Power Supply
SMSSystem Management Server
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol
SONARSound Navigation and Ranging
SSIServer Side Includes (web technology that allows for dynamic data exchange in web pages)
STPShielded Twisted Pair
TFTThin Film Transistor
UIDUser IDentification (internet- intranet- and server login accesses)
UMLUnified Modeling Language
UPSUninterruptible Power Supply
VHDLVHSIC (Very High Speed Integrated Circuit) Hardware Description Language
VIPVines Internet Protocol
VPIVirtual Path Identifier
WPAWi-Fi Protected Access
WWWWorld Wide Web

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