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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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These are generated using 3D computer aided design (CAD) software prior to being originated and combined with 100 x 100 micrometers holographic optical elements (HOEs).
A Warwickshire business, which offers 3D computer aided design (CAD) software, has landed an 8m investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF) to support the acquisition of a Derbyshire rival.
Spearhead, which was founded in February 2013, re-purposes gaming technology and uses 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) to help make businesses more efficient.
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