computer-aided design

(redirected from CAD software)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to CAD software: AutoCAD

computer-aided design

n
(Computer Science) the use of computer techniques in designing products, esp involving the use of computer graphics. Abbreviation: CAD
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
References in periodicals archive ?
ZW Soft provides quality CAD software as seen at http://www.
Graebert GmbH declared tha naming of Ingram Micro as a national distributor for its ARES line of CAD software across India and the subcontinent in joint concern with its wholly-owned subsidiary of Graebert India.
com)-- A few days ago, GstarCAD released the latest mobile CAD software - GstarCAD MC PRO.
The survey measured architects' satisfaction with the technical support, training and communications provided to users by the CAD software developers and their resellers.
The internal runners are difficult to predict and have to be designed in CAD software separate from the mold design, then simulated together with the whole part.
Prospective engineering students at K-12 schools nationwide are tapping into SolidWorks 3D CAD software to prepare them for the mechanical engineering courses they'll study in college.
has developed the CAM2 Open Measure metrology software to operate on the Unigraphics CAD software engine from PLM Solutions by EDS.
has launched PocketCAD(R) PRO, the only fully functional CAD software developed for the rapidly growing number of Pocket PC users.
com/research/97p8ls/3d_cad_software) has announced the addition of the "3D CAD Software Market in the APAC Region 2011-2015" report to their offering.
packaging (and potentially installing) CAD software upgrades to all relevant PCs, including packaging upgrades into one-click installations,
6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Along with the development of mobile device hardware, there are a lot of mobile CAD software on the market today.
lets designers, processors, end users, and materials vendors share and manipulate 3D solid CAD files without the need for CAD software.