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computer-aided design

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(Computer Science) the use of computer techniques in designing products, esp involving the use of computer graphics. Abbreviation: CAD
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Noun1.computer-aided design - software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
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