direct numerical control


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direct numerical control

[də¦rekt nü¦mer·i·kəl kən′trōl]
(computer science)
The use of a computer to program, service, and log a process such as a machine-tool cutting operation.
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It can communicate with CAD/CAM systems 1000 times faster than conventional Direct Numerical Control (DNC) systems.
of Corona, California - a leading North American direct numerical control software company - for US $1,800,000 in cash and company stock valued at U.
In many cases, companies will program their parts off-site and download part programs via direct numerical control (DNC).
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