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4GL
Fourth Generation Language
A/D
Analog to Digital converter (also ADC)
ACF
Advanced Communications Function
ACK
ACKnowledge
ACL
Access Control List
ACPI
Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
ADB
Apple Desktop Bus
ADC
Analog to Digital Converter
ADP
Advanced Data Processing
AFP
Appletalk Filing Protocol
AI
Artificial Intelligence
AICK
Apple Internet Connection Kit
ALGOL
ALGOrithmic Language
ALU
Arithmetic Logic Unit
AP
Analyst Programmer
APL
A Programming Language
APPC
Advanced Peer-to-Peer Communications
APSE
Ada Programming Support Environment
ARCNET
Attached Resource Computer local area NETwork
ARP
Address Resolution Protocol
ARPA
Advanced Research Projects Agency (see DARPA)
ARPANET
Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
ASDSP
Application-Specific Digital Signal Processor
ATM
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
AUI
Attachment Unit Interface
AWK
AhoWeinberger and Kernighan
B8ZS
Binary 8 Zero Substitution (see also NRZNRZIAMI)
BASIC
Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BCDIC
Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
BCP
Byte Controlled Protocols
BCPL
Basic Combined Programming Language
BDF
Binary Distribution Format
BER
Bit Error Rate
BERT
Bit Error Rate Test
BEST
Borland Enhanced Support and Training
BIND
Berkeley Internet Name Daemon
BIOS
Basic Input Output System
BIPS
Billion Instructions Per Second (see MIPS)
BIS
Business Information System
BIT
BInary digiT
BITNET
Because It's Time NETWork (now CREN)
BIX
Byte Information eXchange
BLAST
BLocked ASynchronous Transmission
BLERT
BLock Error Rate Test
BNC
Bayonet Neill Concelman (connector)
BOSIX
Biin Open System Interface eXtension
BPI
Bits Per Inch
BPS
Bits Per Second
BRIEF
Basic Reconfigurable Interactive Editing Facility
BSC
Binary Synchronous Communications (also sometimes BiSync)
BSD
Berkeley Software Distribution
BSV
Boot Sector Virus
BTAM
Basic Telecommunications Access Method
BW2
Black and White 2 plane frame buffer
C
programming language (successor to Bwhich was based on BCPL)
C++
object oriented programming language (successor to C)
CAD
Computer Aided Dispatching
CAE
Computer Aided Engineering
CAI
Computer Aided Instruction
CAIS
Campus Area Information Server (Gopher)
CAM
Computer Aided Manufacturing (sometimes seen as CAD/CAM)
CASE
Computer Aided Software Engineering
CBS
Conversion Block Size
CBT
Computer Based Training
CCT
Computer Compatible Tape
CD
Compact Disk
CDE
Common Desktop Environment
CDROM
Compact Disk Read Only Memory
CERT
Computer Emergency Response Team
CFT
Cray Fortran compiler
CFT77
Cray FORTRAN 77 compiler
CG3
Color Graphics 3 plane frame buffer
CG4
Color Graphics 4 plane frame buffer
CG6
Color Graphics 6 plane accelerated frame buffer
CGA
Color Graphics Adapter
CGI
Common Gateway Interface
CGM
Computer Graphics Metafile
CHAP
Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
CIAC
Computer Incident Advisory Capability
CICS
Customer Information Control System
CID
Computer Integrated Design
CIF
Common Intermediate Format
CIFS
Common Internet File System
CIM
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
CISC
Complex Instruction Set Computer
CLI
Command Line Interpreter
CLNP
Connectionless-mode Network Protocol
CLNS
Connectionless-mode Network Service
CMMU
Cache/Memory Management Unit
CMOT
Common Management Information Services and Protocol Over TCP/IP
CMRR
Common Mode Rejection Ratio
CMS
Conversational Monitor Systemcomponent of VM operating system
CMY
CyanMagentaYellow
CMYK
CyanMagentaYellowblacK
CNAME
Canonical NAME
CNE
Certified Novell Engineer
CNR
Carrier to Noise Ratio
CNSS
Core Nodal Switching Subsystem
COAX
Coaxial cable
CODEC
COder-DECoder
COPS
Computer Oracle and Password System
CORBA
Common Object Request Broker Architecture
COS
Cray Operating System
COT
Card Or Tape
CPE
Customer Provided Equipment
CPI
Characters Per Inch
CPM
Control Program Monitor (sometimes CP/M)
CPS
Characters Per Second
CPU
Central Processing Unit
CR
Carriage Return
CRAM
Card Random Access Memory
CRC
Cyclic Redundancy Check
CRT
Cathode Ray Tube (also generic reference to a terminal)
CSA
Campus Service Agreement
CSLG
Campus-wide Software License Grant program
CSMA
Carrier Sense Multiple Access
CSMA/CA
Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance
CSMA/CD
Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection
CSNET
Computer and Science NETwork
CSR
Control and Status Register
CSU
Channel Service Unit
CTI
Computer Telephony Integration
CTS
Clear To Send (EIA RS-232-C)
CTSS
Cray Time Sharing System
CUA
Common User Access
CWIS
Campus-Wide Information System
CXI
Common X-windows Interface
D/A
Digital to Analog converter
DAC
Digital to Analog Converter
DARPA
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DAT
Digital Audio Tape
DBF
DBase Format
DBME
DataBase Management Environment
DBMS
DataBase Management System
DBRAD
Data Base Relational Application Directory
DCD
Data Carrier Detect (sometimes CD) (EIA RS-232-C)
DCE
Data Communication Equipment
DCL
Digital Command Language
DCOM
Distributed Component Object Module
DD
Double Density
DDIF
Digital Data Interchange Format
DDK
Driver Developer Kit
DDR
Dial-on-Demand Routing
DDS
Digital Data Storage
DDX
Device Dependent X (see X11)
DECnet
Digital Equipment Corporation network
DECUS
Digital Equipment Computer User's Society
DES
Data Encryption Standard
DFMS
Data File Management System
DIA
Display Industry Association
DIAL
Direct Information Access Line
DIF
Document Interchange Format
DIP
Digital Image Processing
DIRE
Dire Is Really Emacs
DIS
Draft International Standard
DISOSS
Distributed Office Support System
DLCI
Data Link Connection Identifier
DLI
Data Link Interface(?)
DLL
Data Link Layer
DLO
Dead Letter Office
DLT
Digital Linear Tape
DMA
Direct Memory Access
DMI
Desktop Management Interface
DMMP
Distributed-Memory Microprocessor systems
DNA
Digital Network Architecture
DNS
Domain Name Service
DOS
Disk Operating System
DPI
Dots Per Inch
DPS
Display PostScript
DQL
Database Query Language
DRAM
Dynamic Random Access Memory (as opposed to static RAM)
DRD
Data Reading Device
DRG
Digital Raster Graphic
DS
Double-Sided
DSL
Digital Subscriber Line
DSP
Digital Signal Processing
DSS
Digital Signature Standard
DSU
Digital Service Unit
DTD
Document Type Definition
DTE
Data Terminal Equipment
DTIF
Digital Table Interchange Format
DTP
DeskTop Publishing
DTR
Data Terminal Ready (EIA RS-232-C)
DUN
Dial-Up Networking
DVD
Digital Versitile Disc
DVMA
Direct Virtual Memory Access
DXF
Digital eXchange Format
DXT
Data eXtracT facility
EBCDIC
Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
ECC
Error Correction Code
ECDO
Electronic Community Dial Office
EDI
Electronic Data Interchange
EDIF
Electronic Design Interchange Format
EDO
Extended Data Out (memory)
EEPROM
Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EGA
Enhanced Graphics Adapter
EIA
Electronic Industries Association
EIDE
Enhanced Intelligent Drive Electronics
EINE
EINE Is Not Emacs
EJB
Enterprise Java Beans
ELF
Executable and Linking Files
ELM
ELectronic Mail
EMA
Electronic Mail Association
EMACS
Eight Megabytes And Constantly Swapping
EMM
Extended Memory Manager
EMS
Expanded Memory Specification
EMWAC
European Microsoft Windows Academic Centre
ENSS
Exterior Nodal Switching Subsystem
EOF
End Of File
EOT
End Of Transmission
EPROM
Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EPS
Encapsulated PostScript
ESDI
Enhanced Standard Device Interface
ESL
Education Software Library
ESnet
Energy Sciences network (DoE)
EULA
End User License Agreement
EUUG
European Unix User Group
FAT
File Allocation Table
FC-AL
Fiber Channel Arbitrated Loop
FCC
Federal Computer Conference
FCFS
First Come First Served
FDDI
Fiber Distributed Data Interface
FDHD
Floppy Drive High Density
FIF
Fractal Image Format data compression
FIFO
First In First Out (as in registers and buffers)
FILO
First In Last Out (see also FIFO)
FINE
FINE Is Not Emacs
FIX
Federal Inter-agency eXchange
FLOP
FLoating point OPeration
FLOPS
FLoating-point OPerations per Second
FNS
Federated Naming Service
FORTRAN
FORmula TRANslator
FPU
Floating Point Unit (see CPU)
FQDN
Fully Qualified Domain Name
FRED
Fred Resembles Emacs Deliberately
FRU
Field Replaceable Unit
FSD
Fixed Shroud Duplex
FSF
Free Software Foundation
FTP
File Transfer Protocol
GAN
Global Area Network
GBIP
General Purpose Interface Bus
GC
Garbage Collection (LISP)
GDB
Gnu DeBugger

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