computer-aided manufacturing

[kuh m-pyoo-ter-ey-did]
  1. the use of specially designed computers to improve and regulate manufacturing processes; a type of automation in which computers control and monitor industrial machinery.
  2. the techniques used in computer control and monitoring of industrial machinery and processes. Abbreviation: CAM Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018