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Computer Aided Design. Software to design parts. Examples are AutoCAD, Solidworks, SolidEdge etc.
Customer Asset Management.
Computer Numeric Control. Refers to the computer integrated into a machine (such as a mill, router, laser etc) to receive and process instructions.