Basic Computer Knowledge: Computer Abbreviations


Some of the important computer abbreviations for competitive examinations are given below which can be asked in the exam.

  • ABI- Application Binary Interface
  • ACE- Advanced Computing Environment
  • ACL- Access Control list
  • ADC- Analog to Digital Converter
  • AGP- Accelerated Graphics Port
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • AIFF- Audio Interchange File Formate
  • ALGOL- Algorithmic Language
  • ALU- Arithmetic and logical Unit
  • ANSI- American National Standard Intitute
  • API- Application Programming Interface
  • APU- Accelerated Processing Unit
  • ARP- Address Resolution Protocol
  • ASCII- American Standard Code for Information Interchange
  • Auth IP- Authenticated Internet Protocol
  • ASP- Active server Pages
  • ASP- Application Service Provider
  • AT- Advanced Technology
  • AT- Access Time
  • ATA- Advanced Technology Attachment
  • ATA- Asynchronous Transfer Mode
  • AV- Antivirus
  • AVC- Advanced Video Coding
  • AVI- Audio Video Interleaved
  • BAL- Basic Assembly Language
  • Bash- Bourne-again shell
  • BASIC- Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
  • Bcc- Blind Carbon Copy
  • BBP- Base Band Processor
  • BCD- Binary Coded Decimal
  • BI- Business Intelligence
  • BINAC- Binary Automatic Computer
  • BIOS- Basic Input Output System
  • bit- binary digit
  • Blob- Binary large object
  • CAD- Computer Aided Design
  • CAE- Computer Aided Engineering
  • CAM- Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Cc- Carbon Copy
  • CD- Compact Disc
  • CD-R- Compact Disc Recordable
  • CD-ROM- Compact Disc Read Only Memory
  • CD-RW- Compact Disc Re-Writable
  • CDN- Content Delivery Network
  • CG- Computer Graphics
  • CGI- Common Gateway Interface
  • CMS- Content Management System
  • CNC- Computer Numerical Comtrol
  • COBOL- Common Business Oriented Language
  • CPU- Central Processing Unit
  • CRM- Customer Relationship Management
  • CRT-Cathode Ray Tube
  • CS- Computer Science
  • CSS- Cascading Style Sheet
  • DAC- Digital to Analog Coverter
  • DAO- Data Access Object
  • DBMS- Database Management System
  • DCL- Data Control Language
  • DDE- Dynamic Data Exchange
  • DDR- Double Data Rate
  • DFS- Distributed File system
  • DHCP- Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • DHTML- Dynamic Hyper Text Markup Language
  • DMA- Direct Memory Access
  • DMCA- Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • DMI- Direct Media Interface
  • DML- Data Manupulation Language
  • DOS- Disc Operating System
  • D-RAM- Dynamic Random Access Memory
  • DVD- Digital Versatile Disc
  • DVI- Digital Visual Interface
  • DVR- Digital Video Recorder
  • EBML- Extensible Binary Meta Language
  • ECOS- Embeded Configurable Operating System
  • EDA- Electronic Design Automation
  • EDI- Electronic Data Interchange
  • E-mail- Electronic mail
  • eID- electronic ID card
  • EPROM- Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
  • FDC- Floppy Disc Controller
  • FDD- Floppy Disc Drive
  • Gb- Gigabit
  • GB- Gigabyte
  • GIF- Graphics Interchange Format
  • HDD- Hard Disc Drive
  • HHD- Hybrid Hard Drive
  • HTML- Hyper Text Markup Language
  • HTTP- Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
  • HTTPS- Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure
  • I/O- Input/Output
  • IP- Internet Protocol
  • ISP- Internet Service Provider
  • IT- Information Technology
  • JS- JavaScript
  • Kb- Kilobit
  • KB- Kilobyte
  • LAN- Local Area Network
  • LCD- Liquid Crystal Display
  • LED- Light Emitting Diode
  • MAC- Media Access Control
  • Mb- Megabit
  • MB- Megabyte
  • OS- Open Source
  • OS- Operating System
  • PC- Personal Computer
  • RAM- Random Access Memory
  • ROM- Read Only Memory
  • TB- Tera Byte
  • URL- Uniform Resource Locator
  • USB- Universal Serial Bus
  • VR- Virtual Reality
  • VPN- Virtual Private Network
  • WWW- World Wide Web


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