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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
A Ampere
ABI Application Binary Interface- Specification for hardware platform and operating system
ABR Available Bit Rate traffic - ATM networking level
ABR AutoBaud Rate detect
AC Alternating Current. Also Audio Codec.
ACD Automatic Call Distribution - Routing of an incoming telephone call to next available operator
ACE Advanced Computing Environment - Open standard based on UNIX and Windows NT
ACIA Asynchronous Communication Interface Adapter
ACK Acknowledge, Logic signal
ACP Audio Control Panel
ACPI Advanced Configuration Power Interface
ACPR Adjacent Channel Power Ratio
ACS Asynchronous Communications Server - Communications server managing pool of modems
ACTS Advanced Communications Technologies and Services
A/D Analogue to Digital
ADB Apple Desktop Bus - Macintosh communications port for input devices
ADC Analogue to Digital Converter
ADCCP Advanced Data Communications Control Procedures
ADLC Advanced Data Link Controller
ADPCM Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation
ADS AutoCAD Development System - Facility allowing C routines to be run from within AutoCAD
ADSL Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Lines
ADT Asynchronous Data Transfer - Transmission technique used in ISDN PBXs to allocate bandwidth
AF Audio Frequency
AFC Automatic Frequency Control
AFDEC Association of Franchised Distributors of Electronic Components
AFE Apple File Exchange
AFM Atomic Force Microscopy
AFP Appletalk Filing Protocol
AGC Automatic Gain Control
AGP Accelerated Graphics Port
AGP Advanced Graphics Port
AI Artificial Intelligence
AIM Apple/IBM/Motorola
AIX Advanced Interactive eXecutive
ALC Automatic Level Control
ALU Arithmetic Logic Unit
AM Amplitude Modulation; also Active Matrix.
AMD Advanced Micro Devices
AMA American Electronics Association
AMI American Megatrends Inc
AMPS Analogue Mobile Phone system
A/N Alphanumeric
ANA Article Numbering Association
ANDF Architecture Neutral Distributed Format
ANI Automatic Number Identification
ANR Active Noise Reduction
ANSI American National Standards Institute
AOL America Online
APA All Points Addressable
APC Automatic Phase Control
API Application Programming Interface
APM Advanced Power Management
APPC Advanced Program-to-Program Communications - IBM protocol analogous to OSI model's session layer
APPN Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking
APT Automatic Programmed Tools
ARC Advanced RISC Computing
ARCHIE ARCHIvE
ARCNET Attached Resource Computer NETwork
ARDIS Advanced National Radio Data Service
ARP Address Resolution Protocol
ARPANET Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
ARQ Automatic ReQuest for repeat
ASA American Standards Association
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASIC Application Specific Integrated Circuit
ASK Amplitude Shift Keying
ASP Analogue signal processor
ASPI Advanced SCSI Programming Interface
ASSP Application Specific Standard Part
ASRP Application Specific RISC Processor
AT Advanced Technology
ATDM Asynchronous Time Division Multiplexing
ATE Automatic Test Equipment
ATG Automatic Test Generation
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATRAC Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding
ATS Application Technology Satellite
AUI Attachment Unit Interface
AUTODIN AUTOmatic DIgital Network
AUX AUXiliary
AV Audio/Visual
AVC Automatic Volume Control
AVC Audio Visual Connection
AVI Audio Video Interleaved
AVK Audio Video Kernel
AVSS Audio/Video Subsystem. - Part of DVI standard
BASIC Beginners' All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BBC British Broadcasting Corporation
BBD Bucket Brigade Device
BBS Bulletin Board System
BCC Bump Chip Carrier
BCC Block Check Character
BCD Binary Coded Decimal
BCI BroadCast Interference
BCPA British Copyright Protection Association
BCS British Computer Society
BCS Basic Control System
BDM Background Debug Mode
BDOS Basic Disk Operating System
BE Back End
BEDO Burst Extended Data Out
BEM Boundary Element Method
BER Bit Error Rate
BEV Billion Electron Volts
BFT Binary File Transfer
BGA Ball Grid Array
BIB British Interactive Broadcasting
BICMOS Bipolar Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
BIFET BIpolar Field-Effect Transistor
BIMOS Bipolar Metal Oxide Semiconductor
BIOS Basic Input/Output System
BISDN Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network
BIST Built In Self Test
BITE Built In Test Equipment
BJT Bipolar junction transistor
BLT Boundary Block Transfer
BMMG British Microcomputer Manufacturers' Group
BNC Bayonet Nut Connector
BNC Baby N Connector
BNF Backus Naur Form
BPI Bits Per Inch
BPS Bits Per Second
Bytes/s Bytes Per Second
BSA Business Software Alliance
BSC Binary Synchronous Communications
BSD Berkeley Standard Distribution
BSE Broadcast Satellite Experiment
BSI British Standards Institution
BSRAM Burst SRAM
BT British Telecom
BTAM Basic Terminal Access Method
BTB Branch Target Buffer
BTU British Thermal Units
BW BandWidth
CAB Configurable Analogue Blocks
CAD Computer Aided Design
CAE Computer Aided Engineering
CAE Computer Aided Education
CAE Computer Assisted Education
CAI Computer Aided Instruction
CAI Common air Interface
CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
CAM Content Addressable Memory
CAMU Communications Audio Management Unit
CAN Controller Area Network
CAS Column-Address Strobe - Logic signal
CASE Computer Assisted Software Engineering
CAT Computerised Axial Tomography
CATV Cable Television
CB Citizens' Band
CB Customer Box
CBA Cell Based Array
CBI Complementary Binary
CBIC Cell Based Integrated Circuit
CBR Continuous Bit Rate traffic - High priority level in ATM networking
C&C Communication & Control
C&C Command & Control
CC Constant Current
CCD Charge Coupled Device
CCFP Common Control Fixed Part
CCIR Committee Consultation International Radiocommunications
CCIS Command and Control Information Systems
CCITT Consultative Committee of International Telephony and Telegraphy
CCS Communications Control System
CCTV Closed Circuit TeleVision
CCU Communications Control Unit
CD Compact Disc
CDC Control Data Corporation
CDDI Copper Distributed Data Interface
CD-I Compact Disc Interactive
CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
CDPD Cellular Digital Packet Data
CDR Compact Disc Recordable
CDRAM Cached DRAM (See EDRAM)
CD-ROM Compact Disk Read Only Memory
CD-ROM XA CD-ROM eXtended Architecture
CDV Compact Disc Video
CDWORM Compact Disc Write-Once/Read-Many
CE Communaute Europe
CECL Cascade Emitter-Coupled Logic
CEMF Counter ElectroMotive Force
CENELEC European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CerDIP Ceramic Dual Inline Package
CERN Conseil EuropÈen pour la Recherche NuclÈaire
CES Consumer Electronics Show
CF Centre Frequency
CFB Current FeedBack
CFD Computational Fluid Dynamics
CFI CAD Framework Initiative
CGA Colour Graphics Adapter
CGI Computer Graphics Interface
CGM Computer Graphics Metafile
CHBW CHannel BandWidth
CHKDSK CHecK DiSK
CI Common Interface
CIF Common Intermediate Format
CIME Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Engineering
CIRC Cross-Interleaved Reed-solomon Code
CISC Complex Instruction Set Computer
CISPR International Special Committee on Radio Interference
CL Current Loop
CLA Carry Lookahead Adder
CLRC Central Laboratory of the Research Councils
CLS Clear Screen
CLV Constant Linear Velocity
CMC Common Mail Calls
CMIP Common Management Information Protocols
CMIS Common Management Information Services
CMOS Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
CMRS Commercial Mobile Radio Service
CMYK Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-blacK
CNC Computerised Numerical Control
COBALT COncurrent Broadcast Array Logic Technology
COBOL COmmon Business Oriented Language
COBRA Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis system
CODEC COder-DECoder
COFDM Coded Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex
COG Chip On Glass
COMSAT COMmunication SATellite corporation
COMTEC COmputer Micrographics and TEChnology
COSE Common Open Software Environment
COTS Commercial Off The Shelf
CPD Continuing Professional Development
CPE Customer Premises Equipment
CPI Characters Per Inch
CPLD Complex Programmable Logic Device
CP/M Control Program for Microcomputers
CPS Characters Per Second
CPU Central Processing Unit
CQFP Ceramic Quad-FlatPack
CRC Cyclical Redundancy Check - Error detection scheme
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
CS Control Strobe - Logic signal
CSA Canadian Standards Association - UL's Canadian counterpart
CSMA Carrier Sense Multiple Access
CSMA/CD Carrier Sense Multiple-Access with Collision Detect
CTA Cordless Terminal Adapter
CTC Counter/Timer Circuit
CTI Computer Telephony Integration
CTM Cordless Terminal Mobility
CTS Clear To Send - Protocol signal
CV Constant Voltage
CVD Chemical Vapour Deposition
CW Carrier Wave
CW Continuous Waves
D/A Digital to Analogue
DAA Data Access Arrangement
DAA Decimal Adjust Accumulator
DAA Direct Access Arrangement
DAB Digital Audio Broadcasting
DAC Digital to Analogue Converter
DAC Data Acquisition and Control
DAL Data Access Lines
DAM DECT Authentication Module
D-AMPS Digital Analogue Mobile Phone system
DAQ Data AcQuisition
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DASD Direct Access Storage Device
DAT Digital Audio Tape
DAV Data AVailable/DatA Valid - Logic signal
DAVID Digital Audio Video Interactive Decoder
dB DeciBel
dBA DeciBels Adjusted
DBA Data Base Administrator
DBAM DataBase Access Method
DBI DataBase Index
dBK DeciBels - referred to 1 Kilowatt
dBM DeciBels - above or below 1 milliwatt
DBMS Data Base Management System
DBOS Disk-Based Operating System
DBR Dos Boot Record
dBV DeciBels - Voltage
dBX DeciBels - above reference coupling
DC Direct Current
DC Data Conversion
DCC Digital Compact Cassette
DCC Direct Cable Connection
DCD Data Carrier Detect - Protocol signal
DCE Data Circuit-terminating Equipment
DCE Data Communications Equipment
DCE Distributed Computing Environment
DCI Display Control Interface
DCOM Distributed Common Object Model
DCP Display Control Program
DCR Data Conversion Receiver
DCR Digital Conversion Receiver
DCS Distributed Control System
DCS Data Carrier System
DCT Discrete Cosine Transform
DCTL Direct Coupled Transistor Logic
DD Double Density
DDA Digital Differential Analyser
DDC Digital Display Channel
DDC Direct Digital Control
DDC Display Data Channel
DDC Digital Down Converter
DDCE Digital Data Conversion Equipment
DDCMP Digital Data Communications Message Protocol
DDD Direct Distance Dialling
DDE Dynamic Data Exchange
DDL Data Definition Language
DEA Data Encryption Algorithm
DEC Digital Equipment Corporation
DECT Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications
DERA Defence Evaluation Research Agency
DES Data Encryption Standard
DES Digital Encryption Standard
DF Direction Finder
DFD Data Flow Diagram
DFM Design For Manufacture
DFT Design For Test
DIB Data Input Bus
DID Direct Inward Dialling
DIGICOM DIGItal COMmunications system
DIL Dual In Line
DIMM Dual Inline Memory Module
DIN Deutsche Industrie Normenausschuss
DIP Dual In line Package
DIS Draft International Standard
DISOSS DIStributed Office Supported System
?DIY Do It Yourself
DLC Dual Layer Capacitor
DLL Dynamic Link Library
DLS Digital Subscriber Lines
DMA Direct Memory Access
DMF Distribution Media Format
DML Data Manipulation Language
DMM Digital MultiMeter
DMOS Double-diffused Metal Oxide Semiconductor
DMT Discrete Multitone modulationTransceiver
DMX Digital Media Extension
DNA DEC Network Architecture
DNC Direct Numerical Control
DNS Domain Name Server
DoD Department of Defense - US defence department
DoI Department of Industry
DOR Digital Optical Recording
DOS Disk Operating System
DOT Digital Online Terminal
DoT Department of Transport
DP Data Processing
DPCM Differential Pulse Code Modulation
DPDT Dual Pole Dual Throw
DPE Data Parity Error
DPI Dots Per Inch
DPMA Data Processing Management Association
DPP Distributed Parallel Processing
DPS Data Processing System
DPSK Differential Phase Shift Keying
DPSRAM Dual Port SRAM
DPST Dual Pole Single Throw
DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory
DRAW Direct Read After Write
DRDA Distributed Relational Database Architecture
DS Double Sided
DS Data Strobe - Logic signal
DSA Distributed Systems Architecture
DSA Data Set Adapter
DSA Digital Signal Algorithm
DSO Digital Storage Oscilloscope
DSP Digital Signal Processor (or Processing)
DSR Data Set Ready
DSS Decision Support System
DSS Digital Spread Spectrum
DSS Decision Support System
DSS Digital Signature Standard
DST Dynamic Stress Testing
DS3 Digital Signal level 3. A North American digital hierarchy signalling standard for transmission at 44.736Mbit/s
DTC Data Terminal Controller
DTE Data Terminating Equipment
DTI Department of Trade & Industry
DTL Diode Transistor Logic - Predecessor of TTL
DTMF Dual-Tone MultiFrequency - Standard for touch tones telephones
DTP Desk Top Publishing
DTR Data Terminal Ready - Protocol signal
DTS Distributed Time Services
DTV Digital TV
DUT Device Under Test
DUV Data Under Voice
DVB Digital Video Broadcasting
DVBIRD Digital Video Broadcasting Integrated Receiver/Decoder
DVD Digital Video Disc
DVI Digital Video Interactive
DVM Digital VoltMeter
DVT Design Verification Testing
DWMT Discrete wavelet multitone
DWT Discrete wavelet transform or Discrete wavelet tone
E1 A digital transmission link with a capacity of 2.048Mbit/s
E3 A digital transmission link with a capacity of 34.368Mbit/s
EAB Embedded Array Block
EAN European Article Numbering
EAPROM Electrically Alterable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EAROM Electrically Alterable Read-Only Memory
EBCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
EBR Electron Beam Recording
EBU European Broadcasting Union
ECC Emitter Coupled Circuits
ECC Error Checking and Correction
ECC Error Correction Code
ECCM Electronic Counter Counter Measures
ECHO European Commission Host Organisation
ECL Emitter Coupled Logic
ECM Electronic Counter Measures
ECMA European Computer Manufacturers Association
ECO Electron Coupled Oscillator
EDA Electronic Design Automation
EDC Error Detection Code
EDE Embedded Development Environment
EDI Electronic Data Interchange
EDIF Electronic Data Interchange Format
EDO Extended Data Out
EDP Electronic Data Processing
EDPM Electronic Data Processing Machine
EDPS Electronic Data Processing System
EDRAM Enhanced Dynamic Random Access Memory
EDS Electronic Data Systems
EEPROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
E2PROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EEROM Electrically Erasable Read Only Memory
EFT Electronic Funds Transfer
EGA Enhanced Graphics Adapter
EIA Electronics Industries Association
EIDE Enhanced Integrated Device Electronic
EISA Enhanced (or Extended) Industry Standard Architecture
EL ElectroLuminescent
ELF Extremely Low Frequency
EMC ElectroMagnetic Compatibility
EMCTLA EMC Test Laboratory Association
EMF ElectroMotive Force
EMF Enhanced MetaFile
EMI ElectroMagnetic Interference
EMM Expanded Memory Manager
EMP ElectroMagnetic Pulse
EMS Expanded Memory Specification
EMV Europay, Mastercard, Visa
ENIAC Electronic Numerical Integrator And Calculator
ENOB Effective Number Of Bits
EOB End Of Block
EOF End Of File
EOL End Of Line
EOM End Of Message
EOR End Of Record
EOR Exclusive OR
EOT End Of Transmission
EPAC Electrically Programmable Analogue Circuit
EPLD Electrically Programmable Logic Device
EPOS Electronic Point of Sale
EPP Enhanced Parallel Port
EPROM Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EPSMA European Power Supply Manufacturers Association?
EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
EQ EQualiser
ESA European Space Agency
ESC EScape Character
ESD ElectroStatic Discharge
ESD Electrostatic Sensitive Device
ESDA Electronic System Design Automation
ESDI Enhanced Small Devices Interface
ESMR Enhanced Specialised Mobile Radio
ESR Equivalent Series Resistance
ETACS European Total Access Communications System
ETB End of Transmission Block
ETL Enhanced Ttransceiver Logic
ETS European Telecommunications Standard
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute
EU European Union
EUT Equipment Under Test
eV Electron Volt
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FAT File Allocation Table
FAX FACSimile
FCC Federal Communications Commission
FCFS First Come-First Served
FCIC Full Custom Integrated Circuit
FCT Fast CMOS Technology
FD Full Duplex
FDC Floppy Disk Controller
FDD Floppy Disk Drive
FDDI Fibre Distributed Data Interface
FDI Flash Data Integrator
FDM Frequency Division Multiplexing
FDMA Frequency Division Multiple Access
FDOS Floppy Disk Operating System
FDOS Floppy Disk Operating System
FDX Full-Duplex Transmission
FEA Finite Element Analysis
FED Field Emission Display
FEI Federation of the Electronics Industry
FET Field Effect Transistor
FF Fieldbus Foundation
FF Flip Flop
FFT Fast Fourier Transform
FHD Fixed Head Disk
FHMA Frequency Hopping Multiple Access
FIFO First-In First-Out
FILO First-In Last-Out
FINTEL FINancial Times ELectronic
FIR Finite Impulse Response filter
FLIR Forward Looking InfraRed
FM Frequency Modulation
FMV Full Motion Video
FORTH FOuRTH-generation language
FORTRAN FORmula TRANslation
FP Floating Point
FPGA Field Programmable Gate Array
FPLA Field Programmable Logic Array
FPM Fast Page Mode
FPS Frames per second
FPU Floating Point Unit
FRU Field-Replaceable Unit
FSF Free Software Foundation
FSK Frequency Shift Keying
FSM Frequency Shift Modulation
FSTN Film Super Twisted Nematic
FT Fixed Termination
FTAM File Transfer Access and Management
FTP File Transfer Protocol
FVC Frequency to Voltage Converter
GB GigaByte
GA Gate Array
GAL Generic Array Logic
GaAs Gallium Arsenide
GaAlAs Gallium Aluminium Arsenide
GAP Generic Access Profile
GCS Gate Controller Switch
GDI Graphics Device Interface
GDS Global Directory Services
GDT Graphic Display Terminal
GFCI Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter
GFI Ground Fault Interrupter
GFLOPS Giga - 109 FLOating Point Operations Per Second
GFSK Gaussian Frequency Shift Keying
GHz Gigahertz
GIGO Garbage In Garbage Out
GIRL Generalised Information Retrieval Language
gif Graphics Interchange Format
GIS Geographic Information System
GKS Graphics Kernel System
GLB Generic Logic Block
GMM Graphical MultiMeter
GMR Giant Magneto Resistance
GND GrouND
GNU Gnu's Not UNIX
GPF General Protection Fault
GPIB General Purpose Interface Bus
GPS Global Positioning System
GRP Global Routing Pool
GSI Graphic Structure Input
GSM Global System for Mobile communications
GTL Gunning Transceiver Logic
GUI Graphical User Interface
HAL Hardwired Array Logic
HART Highway Addressable Remote Transducer
HCMOS High-density Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
HD Hard Disk
HDB Home Data Base
HDC Hard Disk Controller
HDD Hard Disk Drive
HDD Head Down Display
HDL Hardware Description Language
HDLC High Level Data Link Control
HDSL High speed Digital Subscriber Lines
HDTV High Definition TeleVision
HDX Half Duplex
HEMT High Electron Mobility Transistor
HER High Efficiency Red - As in an LED
HET Heterodyne
HEU Headset electronic Unit
HF High Frequency
HFS Hierarchical File System
HIC Hybrid Integrated Circuit
HI-FI HIgh FIdelity
HIPO Hierarchy Input, Process, Output
HISAM Hierarchical Indexed Sequential Access Method
HLL High Level Language
HLS Hue Luminance Saturation
HMA High Memory Area
HMD Helmet Mounted Display
HMOS High-density Metal Oxide Semiconductor
HOOD Hierarchical Object Oriented Design
HP Hewlett Packard
HPIB Hewlett Packard Interface Bus - Identical to GPIB
HPIL Hewlett Packard Interface Loop
HPC Handheld PC
HPFS High Performance File System
HPGL Hewlett Packard Graphics Language
HS Helical Scan
HSM High-Speed Memory
HSSI High Speed Serial Interface
HSV Hue-Saturation-Value
HTL High Threshold Logic
HTML HyperText Markup Language
HTS Helmet Tracking System
HTTP HyperText Transfer Protocol
HUD Head Up Display
HVDC High Voltage Direct Current
HVPS High Voltage Power Supply
Hz Hertz - Cycles per second
I2C Integrated InterConnect
I2ICE Integrated Instrumentation and InCircuit Emulation
I2L Integrated Injection Logic
IA Instrumentation Amplifier
IBM International Business Machines
IC Integrated Circuit
ICE In-Circuit Emulator (or Emulation)
ICL International Computers Ltd
IDC International Data Corporation
IDCT Inverse Discrete Cosine Transform
IDE Integrated Device Electronics or Intelligent Drive Electronics
IDE Integrated Development Environment; also Integrated Drive Electronics
IDVC Integrated Data/Voice Channel
IEE Institute of Electrical Engineers
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEIE Institute of Electronics and Electrical Incorporated Engineers
IETF Internet Engineering Task Force
IF Intermediate Frequency
IGBT Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor
IGES Initial Graphics Exchange Standard
IGFET Insulated Gate Field Effect Transistor
IIE Institute of Industrial Engineers
IIL Integrated Injection Logic
IIR Infinite Impulse Response filter
ILD Injection Laser Diode
IMECHIE Institute of MECHanical Incorporated Engineers
InP Indium Phosphide
INTELSAT INternational TELecommunications SATellite consortium
I/O Input/Output
IP Internet Protocol - see TCP/IP
IP Intellectual Property
IPC Interprocess Communication Services
IPGA Inverted Pin Grid Array
IPSEC Internet Protocol SECurity
IPUI International Portable User Identity
IPX Internetwork Protocol Exchange
IR InfraRed
IRAS InfraRed Astronomical Satellite [Space]
IRD Integrated Receiver/Decoder
IRDA InfraRed Data Association
IRED InfraRed Emitting Diode
IRQ Interrupt ReQuest
IRTF Internet Research Task Force
ISA Industry Standard Architecture
ISA Instrument Society of America
ISAM Indexed Sequential Access Method
ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network
ISN Information Systems Network
ISO International Standards Organisation
ISP Internet Service Provider
ISP In System Programmable
ISPBX Integrated Systems PBX
ISV Independent Software Vendor
IT Information Technology
ITAC ISDN Terminal Adapter Circuit
ITC InterTool Communications
ITT International Telephone and Telegraph
ITU International Telecommunications Union
IVD Integrated Voice Data
IVTS International Video Teleconferencing Service
JBC Java Byte Code
JBEM Joint Board for Engineering Management
JCL Job Control Language
JEDEC Joint Electronic Device Engineering Council
JEIDA Japanese Electronic Industry Development Association
JFET Junction Field Effect Transistor
JIS Japanese Industrial Standard
JIT Just-In-Time
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory
JTAG Joint Test Action Group
JUG Joint Users Group
JVM Java Virtual Machine
K Kelvin
K Kilo - 103
KA KiloAmpere -1000A
KB Kilobits
KBPS KiloBits Per Second
KBytes Kilobytes
KEV Kilo Electron Volts
KHz KiloHertz
KVA Kilo Volt Amps
KW Kilowatt
KWH Kilowatthour
L2FET Logic Level Field Effect Transistor
LAN Local Area Network
LASCR Light Activated Silicon Controlled Rectifier
LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LBA Linear Block Array
LC Inductance and Capacitance
LCD Liquid Crystal Display
LCM Least/Lowest Common Multiple
LD Line Driver
LDMOS Lateral Double diffused Metal Oxide Semiconductor
LDO Low DropOut
LE Local Exchange
LEC Local Exchange Carrier
LED Light Emitting Diode
LEP Light Emitting Polymer
LF Line Feed
LF Low Frequency
LFO Low Frequency Oscillator
LIFO Last-In First-Out
LIM Lotus-Intel-Microsoft
LIPS Logical Inferences Per Second
LISN Line Interference Stabilisation Network
LISP LISt Processing - Programming language
LLC Logical Link Control - Layer of OSI standard
LMDS Local Multipoint (or Microwave) Distribution Service (or System)
LO Local Oscillator
LON Local Operating Network
LORAN LOng RAnge Navigation
LP Low Pass
LPC Linear Predictive Coding
LPGA Laser Programmable Gate Array
LQ Letter Quality
LRC Longitudinal Redundancy Check
LSB Least Significant Byte
LSb Least Significant Bit
LSD Least Significant Digit
LSI Large Scale Integration
LUT Look Up Table
LV Low Voltage
LVD Low Voltage Directive
LVDS Low Voltage Differential Signalling
LVPSU Low Voltage PSU
LW Long Wave
M Mega - 106
MAC Multiplexed Analogue Components
MAC Media Access Control - Sub layer of OSI standard
MAC Multiplier-ACcumulator
MAN Metropolitan Area Network
MAP Microprocessor Application Project
MAP Manufacturing Automation Protocol
MAPI Messaging Application Programming Interface
MASER Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
MAT Machine Aided Translation
Mb Megabit
MB Megabyte
MbPS Megabits Per Second
MBPS Megabytes Per Second
MBR Master Boot Record
MCA Micro Channel Architecture
MCGA Multi-Colour Graphics Array
MCI Media Control Interface
MCLED Micro Cavity LED
MCM MultiChip Module
MCU MicroComputer Unit
MDA Mechanical Design Automation
MDA Monochrome Display Adapter
MDAC Multiplying Digital to Analogue Converter
MDI Multiple Document Interface
MDS Multipoint Distribution System
MESFET Metal Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor
MFLOPS Mega FLOating Point Operations per Second
MFM Modified Frequency Modulation
MGA Masked Gate Array
MHS Message Handling Systems
MHz Megahertz
MIB Microelectronics In Business
MICR Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
MICRON Millionth of a metre (10-6)
MIDAS Multimade International Data Acquisition Service
MIDI Musical Instrument Data Interface
MIL MILitary
MIMD Multiple-Instruction Multiple-Data
MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
MIPS Million Instructions per Second
MIRS Motorola Integrated Radio system
MIS Management Information System
MISD Multiple-Instruction Single Data
ML MultiLayer
MLB MultiLayer Board
MMI Man Machine Interface
MMU Memory Management Unit
MMX MultiMedia eXtensions
MNP Microcom Network Protocol
MO Magneto Optical
MO Master Oscillator
MODEM MOdulator/DEModulator
MOPS Millions of Operations Per Second
MOS Metal Oxide Semiconductor
MOSFET Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor
MOV Metal Oxide Varistor
MP MultiProcessor
MPC Multimedia Personal Computer
MPEG Motion Picture Experts Group
MPP Massively Parallel Processor
MPS Micro Port Saver
MPSK Minimum Phase Shift Keying
MPU MicroProcessor Unit
MQFP Metal Quad Flat Pack
MR Magnetic Resonance
MRP Manufacturing Resource Planning
MSB Most Significant Byte
MSb Most Significant bit
MSC Mobile Services Switching Centre
MSD Most Significant Digit
MS-DOS MicroSoft Disk Operating System
MSI Medium Scale Integration
MSN MicroSoft Network
MTA Message Transfer Agent
MTBF Mean Time Between Failures
MTBM Mean Time Between Maintenance
MTF Modulation Transfer Function
MTS Message Transfer System
MTTF Mean Time To Failure
MTTR Mean Time To Recovery
MTTR Mean Time To Repair
MUMPS MUltiplex MicroProcessor System
MUX Multiplexer
MVDS Multipoint Video Distribution System
MVS Multiple Virtual Storage
NAM Network Access Machine
NAMAS National Accreditation of Measurement And Sampling
N-AMPS Narrowband Analogue Mobile Phone system
NAND Not AND
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NBS National Bureau of Standards
NC Network Computer
NC Numerical Control
NC Not Connected
NC Normally Closed
NCR National Cash Registers
NCSC National Computer Security Center - Arm of the US National Security
NDR Network Data Representation
NEC Nippon Electric Corporation
NEDA National Electronics Distributors Association
NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association
NEST Novell Embedded Systems Technology
NetBIOS Network Basic Input/Output System
NF NanoFarad - measure of capacitance
NFM Network File Manager
NFS Network File Server
NFS Network File System
NFU Not Frequently Used
NIC Network Information Centre
NiCad Nickel Cadmium - Rechargeable battery
NiMH Nickel Metal Hydride
NISRC Northern Ireland Semiconductor Research Centre
NLQ Near Letter Quality
NMH Nickel Metal Hydride
NMI National Microelectronics Institute
NMI Non-Maskable Interrupt
NMOS Negative-channel Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
NMR Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
NMS Network management system
NMT Nordic Mobile Telephone
NN Neural Network
NO Normally Open
NO-OP NO-OPeration instruction
NOP No OPeration
NOR Not OR
NORAD NORth American Defense
NOS Network Operating System
NPL National Physical Laboratory
NPN Negative Positive Negative
NRE Non Recurring Engineering
NRFM Non-volatile Ram File Manager
NRU Not-Recently Used
NRZ Non Return to Zero
NRZI Non Return to Zero Invert
NSA National Security Agency
NSF National Science Foundation
NSP Native Signal Processing
NTACS Nippon Total Access Communications System
NTC Negative Temperature Coefficient
NTFS New Technology File System
NTSC National Television Standards Committee
NTT Nippon Telephone & Telegraph
NUMA Non Uniform Memory Access
NUI Network User Identification
NVG Night Vision Goggle
NVRAM NonVolatile Random Access Memory
OA&M Operations, Administration and Maintenance
OC Open Collector
OC Optical Carrier. A range of standards applying to optical communications. For example. OC-1 51.84Mbit/s
OCR Optical Character Recognition
OCXO Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator
ODBC open database connectivity
ODI Open Datalink Interface
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
OFDM Orthogonal Frequency Division Modulation
OFS Open File System
OLE Object Linking and Embedding
OLRT On-Line Real-Time
OLTP OnLine Transaction Processing
OMG Object Management Group
OOP Object Oriented Programming
OPAMP OPerational AMPlifier op amp
OPC Organic Photo Conductor
OPR Optical Pattern Recognition
OR Operational Research
ORACLE Optional Reception of Announcements by Coded Line Electronics
ORBIT On-line Real-time Branch InformaTion
ORP Output Routing Pool
OS Operating System
OSCAR Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio
OSD On Screen Display
OSD Optical Scanning Device
OSF Open Software Foundation
OSI Open Systems Interconnection
OTDR Optical Time Domain Reflectometry
OTP One Time Programmable
OUP Output Routing Pool
OUP Oxford University Press
OVP Over Voltage Protection
PA Public Address
PA Power Amplifier
PABX Private Automated Branch Exchanges
PAD Packet Assembler/Disassembler
PAL Phase Alternate Line TV standard used in UK and many other countries
PAL Programmable Array Logic
PAM Pulse Amplitude Modulation
PANDA Prestel Advanced Network Design Architecture
PASCAL Program Applique la Selection et la Complication Automatique de la Litterature
PAX Private Automatic Exchange
PB Push Button
PBX Private Branch eXchange
PC Personal Computer
PC Program Counter
PCB Printed Circuit Board
PCC Plastic Chip Carrier
PCD Photo Compact Disc
PCI Peripheral Component Interconnect (or Interface)
PCIF Printed Circuit Interconnect Federation
PCL Play Control List
PCL Printer Control Language Drives Hewlett-Packard printers
PCM Pulse Code Modulation
PCM Plug Compatible Manufacturer
PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
PDA Personal Digital Assistant
PDIP Plastic Dual Inline Package
PDM Pulse Duration Modulation
PDU Professional Development Unit
PE Processor Element
PEC PhotoElectric Cell
PEEL programmable Electrically Erasable Logic
PERT Program Evaluation and Review Technique
PF Pulse Frequency
PF Power Factor
PFC Power Factor Correction
PFF Page Fault Frequency
PFM Pulse Frequency Modulation
PG Power Gain
PGA Pin Grid Array
PGA Professional Graphics Adapter
PGP Pretty Good Privacy
PH Page Heading
PIA Peripheral Interface Adapter
PIC Programmable Interrupt
PICS Platform for Internet Contents Specification
PIF Program Information File
PIM Personal Information Manager
PIN Personal Identification Number
PIO Processor Input/Output
PIO Programmed Input/Output
PIV Peak Inverse Voltage
PIXEL PICTure ELement
PLA Programmable Logic Array
PLC Programmable Logic Controller
PLCC Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier
PLD Programmable Logic Device
PLL Phase Locked Loop
PLUGE Picture Line Up GEnerator
PLV Production Level Video
PM Phase Modulation
PM Pulse Modulation
PM Preventive Maintenance
PMBX Private Manual Branch eXchange
PMCM Power MultiChip Module
PMLCD Passive Matrix LCD
PMOS Positive-channel Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
PMR Private Mobile Radio
PMT Photo Multiplier Tube
PN Positive Negative
PNG Portable Network Graphics
PnP Plug aNd Play
PNP Positive Negative Positive
POD Power-On Diagnostics
POP Point Of Presence
POS Programmable Option Select
POS Point Of Sale
POSIX Portable Operating System Interface for Unix
POST Power-On Self Test
POTS Plain Old Telephone Service
POV Peak Operating Voltage
PPI Pixels Per Inch
PPM Parts Per Million
PPP Point-to-Point Protocol
PPS Pulses Per Second
PPTP Point-to-Point Tunnelling Protocol
PQFP Plastic Quad-FlatPack
PRN Pseudo Random Noise
PROM Programmable Read-Only Memory
PSDN Packet Switched Data Network
PSG Programmable Sound Generator
PSI Pounds per Square Inch
PSK Phase Shift Keying
PSTN Public Switched Telephone Network
PSU Power Supply Unit
PSW Program Status Word
PTE Page Table Entry
PTM Pulse Time Modulation
PTP Peer To Peer
PTT Postal, Telegraph & Telephone
PUT Programmable Unijunction Transistor
PV PhotoVoltaic
PVT Page View Terminal
PWM Pulse Width Modulation
PWR PoWeR
QA Quality Assurance
QADC Queued Analogue to Digital Converter
QAM Quadrature Amplitude Modulation or Modulator
QAM Queued Access Method
QBE Query by example
QC Quality Control
QCIF Quarter Common Intermediate Format
QFP Quad Flat Pack
QIC Quarter Inch Cartridge
QIP Quad Inline Package
QOS Quality Of Service
QPSK Quadrature Phase Shift Keying
QRC Quick Release Connector
QSM Quad Surface Mount
QSM Queued Serial Module
QSAM Queued Sequential Access Method
QTAM Queued Telecommunications Access Method
QWERTY First 6 letter keys of keyboard
R&D Research and Development
RACE Research on Advanced Communication for Europe
RAD Rapid Access Disk
RAD Radiation Absorbed Dose
RADAR RAdio Detection And Ranging
RADLS Rate Adaptive Digital Subscriber Lines
RAID Redundant Arrays of Inexpensive Disks
RAM Random Access Memory
RAMDAC Random Access Memory Digital to Analogue Converter
RAS Remote Access Server (or Services)
RAS Row Address Strobe
RBFM Random Block File Manager
RBOC Regional Bell Operating Companies
RBW Resolution BandWidth
RC Radio Control
RC Remote Control
RC Resistance and Capacitance
RCA Radio Corporation of America
RCC Routing Control Centre
RCTL Resistor Capacitor Transistor Logic
RCV ReCeiVe
RD Receive Data
RD ReaD - Logic signal
RDS Radio Data Signal
RDY ReaDY
REP Resolution Enhancement Procedure
RET RETurn
RF Radio Frequency
RFI Radio Frequency Interference
RFP Radio Fixed Part
RFS Remote File Service
RGB Red Green Blue
RHDP Right Hand Decimal Point
RI Ring Indicator
RIFF Resource Interchange File Format
RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computer
RJE Remote Job Entry
RLE Run Length Encoding
RLL Radio in the Local Loop
RLL Run Length Limited
RMI Radio Magnetic Interference
RMM Read Mostly Memory
RMS Root Mean Square
RMW Read Modify Write
ROM Read Only Memory
RPC Remote Procedure Call
RPD Record of Professional Development
RPG Report Program Generator
?RPG Role Playing Game
RPM Rotations (or Revolutions) Per Minute
RPS Revolutions Per Second
RS Reed Solomon - Error correction technique
RS-232 Recommended Standard 232
RSA Rivest-Shamir-Adleman
RT Remote Terminal
RT Rise Time
RT Real Time
RTC Real Time Clock
RTCA Real Time Control Area
RTD Resistance Temperature Detector
RTF Rich Text Format
RTI Real Time Interrupt
RTL Register Transfer Level
RTL Resistor Transistor Logic
RTOS Real Time Operating System
RTP Real Time Processing
RTR Real Time Record
RTRI Real Time Record Interpreter
RTS Request To Send - Protocol signal
RTSP Real Time Streaming Protocol
RTU Remote Terminal Unit
RTV Real Time Video
RTX RealTime Executive
R/W Read/Write
RZ Return to Zero
SAA Systems Application Architecture
SAM Sequential Access Memory
SAM Serial Access Memory
SAP Service Access Point
SAP Service Advertising Protocol
SAR Segmentation and Reassembly
SASI Shugart Associates Standard Interface
SAW Surface Acoustic Wave
SBA Semiconductor Business Association
SBC Single Board Computer
SC Switched Capacitor
SCA SubCarrier Adapter
SCADA Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition
SCAM SCSI Configuration Auto Magically
SCART Societe de Constructeurs des Appareils Radio Television
SCCCD Surface Channel Charge Coupled Device
SCFM Sequential Character File Manager
SCI Serial Communication Interface
SCI Scalable Coherent Interconnect
SCL Serial CLock
SCO Santa Cruz Operation
SCR Silicon Controller Rectifier
SCS Silicon Controller Switch
SCSA Signal Computing System Architecture
SCSI Small Computer Systems Interface
SD Single Density
SDH Synchronous digital hierarchy; An ITU standard for transmitting data over optical fibre.
SDI Strategic Defense Initiative
SDLC Synchronous Data Link Control
SDSL Symmetrical Digital Subscriber Lines
SDRAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SECAM SEquentiel Couleurs A Memoire
SEC Single Edge Contact
SECC Single Edge Contact Cartridge
SEM Scanning Electron Microscope
SEMI Semiconductor Equipment and Materials Institute
SERC Science and Engineering Research Council
SES Satellite Earth Station
SET Single Electron Transistor
SETSE Single Electron Transistor Scanning Electrometer
SHARC Super Hardware Architecture RISC Computer
SG Signal Ground
SGML Standard Generalised Markup Language
SGRAM Synchronous Graphics Random Access Memory
S/H Sample and Hold
SHF Super High Frequency
SI Systeme International
Si Silicon
SIF Sound Intermediate Frequency
SIF Source Input Format
SIG Special Interest Group
SIGGRAPH Special Interest Group for GRAPHics
SIM Subscriber Identity Module
SIMD Single-Instruction Multiple-Data
SIMM Single Inline Memory Module - Form of chip packaging
SIO Serial Input and Output
SIPO Serial In Parallel Out
SIPP Single Inline Pinned Package
SISD Single-Instruction Single-Data
SISO Serial In Serial Out
SL Symbolic Language
SLIC Subcriber line interface circuit.
SLCC Single Layer Ceramic Capacitor
SLIP Serial Line Internet Protocol
SLSI Super Large Scale Integration
SMA Semiconductor Manufacturers Association - A division of FEI
SMB Server Message Block
SMD Surface Mount Device
SMDS Switched Multimegabit Data Service
SMI System Management Interrupt
SMM Shared Memory Map
SMM System Management Mode
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SMP Symmetric Multi-Processing
SMPS Switched Mode Power Supply
SMR Specialised Mobile Radio
SMT Surface Mount Technology
S/N Signal to Noise
SNA System Network Architecture
SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
SNR Signal to Noise Ratio
SO Small Outline
SO Serial Output
SOB Start Of Block
SOC Systems On a Chip
SO-DIMM Small Outline-Dual Inline Memory Module
SOHO Small Office/Home Office
SOI Silicon on Insulator
SOIC Small Outline Integrated Circuit
SOJ Small Outline J-leaded - Chip package
SOL Small OutLine
SOLV SOLenoid Valve
SONAR SOund NAvigation and Ranging
SONET Synchronous Optical NETwork
SOP Small Outline Package
SOR Statement Of Requirement
SOS Silicon On Sapphire
SOT Small Outline Transistor
SP Signal Processor
SP Stack Pointer
SPDT Single Pole Double Throw
SPGA System PGA
SPI Serial to Parallel Interface
SPICE Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis
SPL Sound Pressure Level
SPLD Simple Programmable Logic Device
SPM Scanning Probe Microscopy
SPOOL Simultaneous Peripheral Operation On Line
SPS Stand-by Power Supply
SPST Single Pole Single Throw
SPT Sectors Per Track
SPU Single Processor Unit
SQL Structured Query Language
SQUID Superconducting Quantum Interface
SR Shift Register
SRAM Static Random Access Memory
SS Single Sided
SSA Serial Storage Architecture
SSB Single SideBand
SSC Station Selection Code
SSI Small Scale Integration
SSOP Shrink Small Outline Package
SSR Solid State Relay
SST Single Sideband Transmission
SSTV Slow Scan TeleVision
STDM Synchronous Time Division Multiplexing
STM Scanning Tunnelling Microscope
STN Super Twisted Nematic
STR Synchronous Transmitter-Receiver
STS-1 Synchronous transfer signal level 1. A Sonet standard for transmission over OC-1 optical fibre at 51.84Mbit/s
STS-3 Synchronous transfer signal level 3. A Sonet standard for transmission over OC-3 optical fibre at 155.84Mbit/s
STU Streaming Tape Unit
SVGA Super Video Graphics Array (or Adapter)
S-VHS Super Video Home System
SW Short Wave
SWIFT Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial
SWTL Surface Wave Transmission Line
SYSGEN SYStem GENeration
T1 Digital transmission link standard in North America supporting 1.544Mbit/s
T3 Digital transmission link standard in North America which supports 44.736Mbit/s
TAB Tape Automated Bonding
TACS Total Access Communications Systems
TAPI Telephone Applications Programming Interface
TASI Time Assignment Speech Interpolation
TC Temperature Coefficient
TCAM TeleCommunications Access Method
TCF Technical Construction File
TCL Tool Command Language
TCM Terminal to Computer Multiplexer
TCM Trellis Code Modulation
TCP Transmission Control Protocol
TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TCSEC Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria
TCU Terminal Control Unit
TD Tunnel Diode
TDM Time Division Multiplexing
TDMA Time Division Multiple Access
TTN Technology Transfer Node
TEM Transverse Electromagnetic
TF Transfer Function
TFD Thin Film Detector
TFEL Thin Film ElectroLuminescent
TFT Thin Film Transistor
THD Total Harmonic Distortion
THz TeraHertz
TI Texas Instruments
TIA Telecommunications Industry Association
TIFF Tagged Image File Format
TIGA Texas Instruments Graphics Adapter
TLB Translation-Lookaside Buffer
TLI Transport Level Interface
TM Transverse Magnetic
TOC Table Of Contents
TPU Time Processor Unit
TQA Total Quality Assurance
TQFP Thin Quad Flat Pack
TR Transient Response
TS Time Sharing
TSO Time Sharing Option
TSOP Thin Small Outline Package
TSSOP Thin Shrink Small Outline Package
TSR Terminate and Stay Resident
TTL Transistor Transistor Logic
TTS Time Sharing System
TTY TeleTYpewriter
TUV Technischer Ðberwachuags Verein
TWT Travelling Wave Tube
UART Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter
UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
UBC Universal Block Channel
UBR Unspecified Bit Rate traffic
UCM Universal Cable Module
UCS Universal Character Set
UDLC Universal Data Link Protocol
UHF Ultra High Frequency
UHV Ultra High Vacuum
UJT UniJunction Transistor
UKAS United Kingdom Accreditation Service
UL Underwriters Laboratories
ULSI Ultra Large Scale Integration
UMB Upper Memory Block
UMIST University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
UML Unified Modelling Language
UMTS Universal Mobile Telecommunications System
UPC Universal Product Code
UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply
URL Universal Resource Locator Logical address identifying a resource on the Internet
URL User Requirements Language
USART Universal Synchronous-Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter
USB Universal Serial Bus
USM Unlisted Securities Market
USRT Universal Synchronous Receiver Transmitter
UTC Universal Time Coordinated
UTC Universal Time Code
UTOC User Table of Contents
UTP Unshielded Twisted Pair
UUCP Unix to Unix Copy Program
UV UltraViolet
UVLO UnderVoltage LockOut
V Volt
VA Volt Ampere
VAC Volts Alternating Current
VAN Value Added Network
VAR Value Added Reseller
VAR VARiable
VBR Variable Bit Rate traffic
VCA Voltage Control Amplifier
VCCI Voluntary Control Council for Interference
VCD Variable Capacitance Diode
VCF Voltage Control Filter
VCO Voltage Controlled Oscillator
VCR Video Cassette Recorder
VCSEL Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser
VCXO Voltage Controlled Crystal Oscillator
VDB Visitor Data Base
VDC Volts Direct Current
VDD Virtual Device Driver
VDI Virtual Device Interface
VDLS Very high speed Digital Subscriber Lines
VDMOS Vertical Double-diffused Metal Oxide Semiconductor
VDN Virtual Data Network
VDR Voltage Dependent Resistor
VDT Video Display Terminal
VDU Video Display Unit
VESA Video Electronics Standards Association
VF Vacuum Fluorescent
VF Voice Frequency
VFAT Virtual File Allocation Table
VFC Voltage to Frequency Converter
VFO Variable Frequency Oscillator
VGA Video Graphics Array (or Adapter)
VGC Video Graphics Controller
VHDL VHSIC Hardware Description Language
VHF Very High Frequency
VHS Very High Speed
VHS Video Home System
VHS-C Video Home System-Compact
VHSIC Very High Speed Integrated Circuit
VIO Virtual Input/Output
VIS Visual Instruction Set
VISC Video Instruction Set Computing
VLB VESA Local Bus or VL-Bus
VLF Very Low Frequency
VLIW Very Long Instruction Word
VLSI Very Large Scale Integration
VLT Video Look up Table
VM Virtual Machine
VM Virtual Memory
VME Versa Module Eurocard
VMOS V-groove Metal Oxide Semiconductor
VMS Virtual Memory System
VOIP Voice Over Internet Protocol
VOL Volume Label
VOM Volt OhmMeter
VOX Voice Operated transmit
VPN Virtual Private Network
VR Virtual Reality
VR Voltage Regulator
VRAM Video Random Access Memory
VRC Vertical Redundancy Check
VRML Virtual Reality Modelling Language
VS Virtual Storage
VS Vertical Sync
VSAM Virtual Storage Access Method
VSI Virtual Socket Interface
VSIA Virtual Socket Interface Alliance
VSWR Voltage Standing Wave Ratio
VT Validation Test
VT Virtual Terminal
VTAM Virtual Telecommunications Access Method
VTM Voltage Tunable Magnetron
VTOC Volume Table Of Contents
VTR Video Tape Recorder
VTVM Vacuum Tube Volt Meter
VU Volume Unit
VVMOS Vertical V-groove Metal Oxide Semiconductor
VXO Variable crystal Oscilator
WABI Windows Application Binary Interface
WACK Wait before ACKnowledge
WAIS Wide Area Information Server
WAN Wide Area Network
WARC World Administration Radio Conference
WATS Wide Area Telephone Service
WCDMA Wideband Code Division Multiple Access
WD Western Digital
WDC World Data Centre
WDM Wavelength Division Multiplexing
WDT Watch Dog Timer
WE Write Enable
WHR Watt HouR
WIMP Windows Icons Menus and Pointing device
WINS Windows Internet Names Services
WISE World Information Systems Exchange
WLL Wireless Local Loop
WMF Windows Meta File
WORM Write-Once Read-Many
WOSA Windows Open System Architecture
WP Word Processor
WP Write Protect
WPM Words Per Minute
WR WRite - logic signal
WRAM Window Random Access Memory
WRS Wireless Relay Station
WS Wait State
WSTS World Semiconductor Trade Statistics
WV Working Voltage
WW Wire Wound
WWW World Wide Web
WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get
XA eXtended Architecture
XCA eXternal Communication Adapter
XGA eXtended Graphics Array
XGA eXtended Graphics Adapter
XMS eXtended Memory Specification
XMT TransMiT
XNS Xerox Network Services
XOR eXclusive OR
XT eXtended Technology
XTAL crysTAL
YAG Yttrium Aluminium Garnet - Material used in lasers
YIG Yttrium Iron Garnet
YUV Luminance and Chrominance vectors
ZBR Zero Bit Reduction
ZBR Zone Bit Recording
ZD Zero Defects
ZIF Zero Insertion Force
ZIP Zigzag Inline Packag