- Computer-aided manufacturing
[kuh m-pyoo-ter-ey-did] /kəmˈpyu tərˌeɪ dɪd/ noun 1. the use of specially designed computers to improve and regulate manufacturing processes; a type of automation in which computers control and monitor industrial machinery. 2. the techniques used in computer control and monitoring of industrial machinery and processes. Abbreviation: CAM.
- Computer-aided publishing
noun 1. . Abbreviation: CAP.
- Computer aided software engineering
programming (CASE, or “assisted”) A technique for using computers to help with one or more phases of the software life-cycle, including the systematic analysis, design, implementation and maintenance of software. Adopting the CASE approach to building and maintaining systems involves software tools and training for the developers who will use them. (1996-05-10)
- Computer aided test engineering
testing, electronics (CATE) CASE methods applied to electronics testing and linked to CAE. (2007-05-03)