computer-aided design and drafting

computer-aided design and drafting

[kəm′pyüd·ər ‚ād·əd di′zīn ən ′draft·iŋ]
(computer science)
The carrying out of computer-aided design with a system that has additional features for the drafting function, such as dimensioning and text entry. Abbreviated CADD.
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Some foundrymen and engineers today are familiar with computer-aided design and drafting (CAD) programs, and with the advantages of this approach for the design of parts and for plotting of construction prints.
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