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Computer Graphics Metafile - This file format standard is a two-dimensional picture description or vector-oriented illustration data delivered in digital format. CGM is suited for illustrations often found in training, maintenance, and technical manuals. [MIL-D-28003, ISO 8632.1-4, FIPS 128-1] 1994. Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994 "An Introduction to CALS: The Strategy and the Acronym: CGM Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency
Related Terms: Computer Graphics Metafile - computer | military | software | vector graphics |
Computer-Aided Design (1) -
The application of information technology to elements of the design process for manufactured, assembled, and constructed products, covering both drafting applications (in the creation, modification, storage, and production of engineering and other technical drawings) and modeling (the generation and use of full three-dimensional models).
Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from Joan Smith, "An Introduction to CALS: The Strategy and the Standards", 1990
Development of Integrated Monetary Electronics, an initiative on the application of information technology and telecommunications to monetary electronics for both manufacturers and users.
Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm
Raster Graphics -
A method of representing a two-dimensional image by dividing it into a rectangular two- dimensional array of picture elements (pels), achieved by scanning.
Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency
Rolling Radius -
Tire dimension from center of the axle to the ground; measured with tire loaded to rated capacity. Used in calculating geared speed.
Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)
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