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

Nearby words

  1. computer typesetting,
  2. computer virus,
  3. computer vision,
  4. computer-aided design,
  5. computer-aided engineering,
  6. computer-aided publishing,
  7. computer-assisted makeup,
  8. computer-assisted tomography,
  9. computer-literate,
  10. computerate

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