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Computer acronyms and their meaning

In this post, we collected some of the basic computer acronyms and their meaning. This can be useful for application exams in the IT industry including BPOs.

CPU- Central Processing Unit

LAN – Local Area Network

LTE- Long-Term Evolution

JPEG- Joint Photographic Experts Group

IP- Internet Protocol

HTML – Hypertext Markup Language

SSL – Secure Sockets Layer

SMS-Short Message Service

GPU- Graphics Processing Unit

GIF- Graphic Interchange Format

GPS- Global Positioning System

LCD- Liquid Crystal Display

PDF- Portable Document Format

URL- Uniform Resource Locator

CC/BCC-Carbon Copy / Blind Carbon Copy

HTTP – Hypertext Transfer Protocol

MAC (Address) – Media Access Control

HDMI – High Definition Multimedia Interface

PNG-Portable Network Graphic

WWW – World Wide Web

SD Card- Secured Digital Card

DSL-Digital Subscriber Line

CCTV-Closed-Circuit Television

SQL-Structured Query Language


MPEG-Moving Picture Experts Group

ISP- Internet Service Provider

TCP-Transmission Control Protocol

UDP-User Datagram Protocol

DNS-Domain Name System

CAPTCHA-Completely Automated Public Turing Test to tell Computers and Humans Apart

SPAM-  Superfluous Pieces of Additional Mail

DVD – Digital Versatile Disc

CD-Compact Disc