advanced intelligent tape
(AIT) A form of magnetic tape and drive using AME developed by Sony for storing large amounts of data. An AIT can store over 50 gigabytes and transfer data at six megabytes/second (in February 1999). AIT features high speed file access, long head and media life, the ALDC compression algorithm, and a MIC chip.
- Advanced interactive executive
advanced interactive executive operating system (AIX) IBM’s version of Unix, taken as the basis for the OSF standard. Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.sys.unix.aix. (1994-11-24)
- Advanced level
noun (in Britain) the formal name for A level
- Advanced life support
advanced life support advanced life support ad·vanced life support (ād-vānst’) n. Emergency medical care for sustaining life, including defibrillation, airway management, and drugs and medications.
- Advanced micro devices, inc.
advanced micro devices, inc. company (AMD) A US manufacturer of integrated circuits, founded in 1969. AMD was the fifth-largest IC manufacturer in 1995. AMD focuses on the personal and networked computation and communications market. They produce microprocessors, embedded processors and related peripherals, memories, programmable logic devices, circuits for telecommunications and networking applications. In 1995, AMD […]