computer-aided manufacturing

[ kuh m-pyoo-ter-ey-did ]
/ kəmˈpyu tərˌeɪ dɪd /

noun

the use of specially designed computers to improve and regulate manufacturing processes; a type of automation in which computers control and monitor industrial machinery.
the techniques used in computer control and monitoring of industrial machinery and processes. Abbreviation: CAM
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