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CGI

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  1. computer-generated images/computer-generated imagery: digital graphics used in visual media, often in the form of 3D animation.
Also CG

Origin of CGI

First recorded in 1970–75
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CGI

abbreviation for
  1. computer-generated image or imagery
  2. common gateway interface
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Word Origin and History for cgi

by 2004, initialism for computer-generated imagery.

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