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3D: Three–Dimensional

Three–dimensional, or 3D, may refer to: Something having three dimensions e.g. width, length, and depth

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CAD: Computer Aided Design

CAD is the use of a wide range of computer–based tools that assist engineers, architects and other design professionals in their design activities.

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CGI: Computer Generated Imagery

Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of the field of computer graphics (or more specifically, 3D computer graphics) to special effects.

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CSM: Civil Structure & Management Ltd.

CSM is a independent, modern, consulting civil and structural engineering practice based in Bristol City Centre.

CSS: Cascading Style Sheets

Language used to describe how a HTML document is styled.

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ECMAScript: European Computer Manufacturers Association

ECMAScript is a scripting programming language.

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HTML: HyperText Markup Language

In computing, HyperText Markup Language is a markup language designed for the creation of web pages with hypertext and other information to be displayed in a web browser.

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IT: Information Technology

Information technology is a broad subject concerned with technology and other aspects of managing and processing information, especially in large organizations. In particular, IT deals with the use of electronic computers and computer software to convert, store, protect, process, transmit, and retrieve information.

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LGV: Large Goods Vehicle

Large Goods Vehicle is the new formal term in the United Kingdom for goods vehicles (i.e. lorries with a gross vehicle weight over 3.5 tonnes.)

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.pdf: Portable Document Format

Portable Document Format is an open standard file format, proprietary to Adobe Systems, for representing two dimensional documents in a device independent and resolution independent format.

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UK: United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland occupies part of the British Isles in northwestern Europe, with most of its territory and population on the island of Great Britain.

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W3C: World Wide Web Consortium

An international consortium where Member organisations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards.

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XHTML: eXtensible HyperText Markup Language

A markup language that has the same expressive possibilities as HTML, but a stricter syntax and an application of XML.

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XML: Extensible Markup Language

A general–purpose markup language for creating special-purpose markup languages with the ability to describe many different kinds of data.

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