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Operations & Production abbr

product design using computers computer-aided design: the use of a computer to assist with the design of a product. Computer graphics, modeling, and simulation are used to represent a product on screen, so that designers can produce more accurate drawings than is possible on paper alone, and to perform calculations easily, thereby optimizing designs for production.

Definitions of ’CAD’ and meaning of ’CAD’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’CAD’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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