In digital photography, achromatic is the term used to describe a camera lens system that is corrected for chromatic aberration, a defect in some optical lens systems that adds false color to images. Chromatic aberration is corrected by the achromatic lens as it brings two colors to the same focus.
See chromatic aberration.
- Active Directory Service Interfaces
Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) enable systems administrators and developers of scripts or C/C++ applications to easily query for and manipulate directory service objects. Active Directory Service Interfaces abstract the capabilities of different directory services from different network vendors to present a single set of directory service interfaces for managing network resources. Administrators and developers […]
- acquiring bank
In electronic commerce, the acquiring bank is the financial institution that enters an electronic transaction into the collection stream. This is usually the bank used by the merchant for their business account.
- acquisition cost
In e-mail marketing, the acquisition cost or cost of acquisition is the actual cost of generating one single lead, new subscriber or customer. The acquisition cost is usually determined by dividing the total cost of a single e-mail marketing campaign by the number of leads, subscribers or customers.
Technically, a word that is formed by combining some parts (usually the first letters) of some other terms. For example, modem is the acronym derived from modulator/demodulator. In everyday speech, the term is also used to refer to initialisms, which are combinations of letters representing a longer phrase. For example, CRT is an initialism for […]
- acronym expansion
A feature found in some content management systems (CMS) and Web-based search systems that expands an acronym. When a user enters an acronym or abbreviation the CMS will spell out the phrase or provide a list of matching phrases for the user to choose from. Acronym expansion functions for search is considered an accessibility feature […]