1. European Computer Manufacturers Association, now ECMA International.
2. A subset of ALGOL. [Sammet 1969, p.180].
European Computer Manufacturers Association
- Ecma international
body (Formerly European Computer Manufacturers Association) An industry association founded in 1961 and dedicated to the standardisation of information and communication systems. ECMA edits standards and technical reports. All ECMA publications are available free of charge. The best known ECMA standard is ECMA 262, defining the scripting language ECMAScript. (2003-06-23)
ecmnesia ec·mne·sia (ěk-nē’zhə, -zēə) n. Loss of memory for recent events.
abbreviation 1. extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a method of life support used to oxygenate the blood in newborn babies with lung failure, using a machine incorporating membranes that are impermeable to blood but permeable to oxygen and carbon dioxide