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CGI

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
1970-1975
1970-75
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British Dictionary definitions for computer-generated imagery

CGI

abbreviation
1.
computer-generated image or imagery
2.
common gateway interface
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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Word Origin and History for computer-generated imagery

cgi

by 2004, initialism for computer-generated imagery.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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computer-generated imagery in Technology

graphics
(CGI) Animatied graphics produced by computer and used in film or television.
(1998-10-13)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for computer-generated imagery

CGI

1.
common gateway interface
2.
computer-generated imaging
3.
computer graphics interface
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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