80 List Of Common ICT Abbreviations And Their Full Meaning


Some ict newbies do come across some
abbreviations without having idea of the full
meaning.

PC => Personal computer
HDD => Harddisk drive PCI => Peripheral component interconnect GUI => Graphic user interface
VGA => Visual graphic adaptor
ASCII => American standard code for information interchange EBCDIC => Extended binary coded decimal interchange code
CPU => Central processing unit
ALU => Arithemetic and logic unit
ROM => Read only memory
RAM => Random access memory
PROM => Programmable read only memory
EPROM => Erasable programmable read only memory
EEPROM/EAPROM => Electrical erasable/ alterable programmable read only memory
ICT => Infomation communication technology
VDU => Visual display unit
CD => Compact disk DVD => Digital versatile disc
OS => Operating system
LAN => Local area network
WAN => Wide area network
MAN => Metropolitan area network
USB => Universal serial board
UNIVAC => Universal automatic computer
BIOS => Basic input and output system
AGP => Accelerated graphic port
IDE => Integrated drive electronics
ATX => Advanced technology extended
MHZ => Megahertz
GHZ => Gigahertz
RW => Re-writeable SIMMs => Single in-line memory module
DIMMs => Dual in-line memory module
ENIAC => Electronic number integrator & calculator
EDSAC => Electronic dialog storage automatic computer
IC => Integrated circuit DIR => Directory
DOC => Document
PDA => Personal digital assistance
MOS => Metaoxide semi conductor
SDT => Serial data transmission
PDT => Parallel data transmission
GIGO => Gabbage in gabbage out
LSIC => Large scale integrated circuit
MAC => Media access control
CMD => Command
CMOS => Complimentary metaoxide semi conductor
PAN => Personal area network
CAN => Campus area network
SQL => Structured query language
DBMS => Database management system
ISP => Internet service provider
SIM => Subscriber identification module FORTRAN => Formular translator
URL => Universal resource locator
COBOL => Common basic oriented language BASIC => Beginner all purpose symbolic instruction code
CSS => Cascading style sheet
XXS => Cross site scripting
HTML => Hypertext markup language
RFI => Remote file inclusion
DDOS => Distribution denial of service
SEO => Search engine optimisation
PHP =>
PHP Hypertext preprocessor
WWW => World wide web
TCP => Transmission control protocol
IP => Internet protocol VPN => Virtual private network
HTTP => Hypertext transfer protocol
CCNA => Cisco certified network associate
XML => Extensible mark-up language
CISCO => computer information system company
CEH => Certified ethical hacking
CCNP => Cisco certified network proffessionals USSD => Unstructured supplementary service data.


Some ict newbies do come across some
abbreviations without having idea of the full
meaning.

PC => Personal computer
HDD => Harddisk drive PCI => Peripheral component interconnect GUI => Graphic user interface
VGA => Visual graphic adaptor
ASCII => American standard code for information interchange EBCDIC => Extended binary coded decimal interchange code
CPU => Central processing unit
ALU => Arithemetic and logic unit
ROM => Read only memory
RAM => Random access memory
PROM => Programmable read only memory
EPROM => Erasable programmable read only memory
EEPROM/EAPROM => Electrical erasable/ alterable programmable read only memory
ICT => Infomation communication technology
VDU => Visual display unit
CD => Compact disk DVD => Digital versatile disc
OS => Operating system
LAN => Local area network
WAN => Wide area network
MAN => Metropolitan area network
USB => Universal serial board
UNIVAC => Universal automatic computer
BIOS => Basic input and output system
AGP => Accelerated graphic port
IDE => Integrated drive electronics
ATX => Advanced technology extended
MHZ => Megahertz
GHZ => Gigahertz
RW => Re-writeable SIMMs => Single in-line memory module
DIMMs => Dual in-line memory module
ENIAC => Electronic number integrator & calculator
EDSAC => Electronic dialog storage automatic computer
IC => Integrated circuit DIR => Directory
DOC => Document
PDA => Personal digital assistance
MOS => Metaoxide semi conductor
SDT => Serial data transmission
PDT => Parallel data transmission
GIGO => Gabbage in gabbage out
LSIC => Large scale integrated circuit
MAC => Media access control
CMD => Command
CMOS => Complimentary metaoxide semi conductor
PAN => Personal area network
CAN => Campus area network
SQL => Structured query language
DBMS => Database management system
ISP => Internet service provider
SIM => Subscriber identification module FORTRAN => Formular translator
URL => Universal resource locator
COBOL => Common basic oriented language BASIC => Beginner all purpose symbolic instruction code
CSS => Cascading style sheet
XXS => Cross site scripting
HTML => Hypertext markup language
RFI => Remote file inclusion
DDOS => Distribution denial of service
SEO => Search engine optimisation
PHP =>
PHP Hypertext preprocessor
WWW => World wide web
TCP => Transmission control protocol
IP => Internet protocol VPN => Virtual private network
HTTP => Hypertext transfer protocol
CCNA => Cisco certified network associate
XML => Extensible mark-up language
CISCO => computer information system company
CEH => Certified ethical hacking
CCNP => Cisco certified network proffessionals USSD => Unstructured supplementary service data.

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