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CAL

[kal]
(computer science)
A higher-level language, developed especially for time-sharing purposes, in which a user at a remote console typewriter is directly connected to the computer and can work out problems on-line with considerable help from the computer. Derived from Conversational Algebraic Language.

CAL

On drawings, abbr. for calorie.

CAL

(1)
Computer Assisted Learning.

CAL

(2)

CAL

(1) (Computer-Assisted Learning) See CBT.

(2) (Conversational Algebraic Language) A timesharing language from the University of California.

(3) (Common Application Language) An object-oriented programming language (EIA-721) for communicating to devices on a home network. It started out as part of the CEBus home network and evolved into an EIA standard. See CEBus and Home Plug & Play.

(4) (Client Access License) Microsoft's general term for corporate, volume licensing agreements as opposed to single user registration of software.
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The ratings reflect Groupama's strong business position, improving underlying underwriting performance, and strong capitalization," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Emmanuelle Cales.