Definitions for "CGA"
Keywords:  ega, monochrome, vga, adapter, dapter
Color Graphics Array
Colour Graphics Adaptor. A standard for a computer's display which has a definition of 640 x 200 dots (pixels) in monochrome and 320 x 200 in four colours from a choice of 16.
Abbreviation of color/graphics adapter, an old graphics system for PCs. Introduced in 1981 by IBM, CGA was the first color graphics system for IBM PCs. Designed primarily for computer games, CGA does not produce sharp enough characters for extended editing sessions. CGA's highest-resolution mode is 2 colors at a resolution of 640 by 200. Colordepth The number of distinct colors that can be represented by a piece of hardware or software, related to the number of bits used for each pixel. A 24-bit color depth gives you 16 million colors
ACRONYM - Compressed Gas Association ( 099)
The mechanism by which a utility periodically adjusts its prices in order to compensate for changes in the gas aquisition costs.
Combustible Gas Analyzer
Keywords:  arginine
Keywords:  alarm, oof, milliseconds, dacs, ais
A service alarm generated by a channel bank when an out-of-frame (OOF) condition exists for some predetermined length of time generally 300 milliseconds to 2.5 seconds). The alarm causes the calls using a trunk to be dropped and trunk conditioning to be applied.
Carrier Group Alarm A major alarm condition for a T1 or E1 multiplexer or DACS frame which results in channels being taken out of service. Normally a RED, YELLOW, or AIS condition.
See Charitable Gift Annuity
Charitable Gift Annuity. An annuity set up by a donor that pays out a certain amount to the donor over a lifetime with the remainder going to charity upon the donor's death. These can be set up to be immediate, meaning the payments start right away, or deferred, whereby the annuity is set up ahead of time and the payments start later (usually when the donor reaches a certain age).
chromogranin A; a small cell prostate cancer or neuroendocrine cell marker; a progressive increase in CGA indicates an aggressive clone of PC cells that often metastasizes to lymph nodes, liver and lungs
Keywords:  grid, column, array, solder, pads
A packaging technology similar to a pad grid array, in which a device's external connections are arranged as an array of conducting pads on the base of the package. However, in the case of a column grid array, small columns of solder are attached to the conducting pads.
see Column Grid Array
Keywords:  freed, pga, duration, global, beginning
Call Global Area - part of the PGA. The CGA is created at the beginning of a call, it exists for the duration of that call, and is freed when the call completes. The CGA only exists while a process is running. If a process is not running, there is no CGA within its PGA.
Keywords:  groundwater, critical, area
Critical Groundwater Area
Certified General Appraiser
Certified General Accountant
Consumer Guarantees Act. The law which sets out basic guarantees that consumer goods and services must meet and the rights of buyers to remedies if those guarantees are broken.
Keywords:  inspectorate, forces, armed
Armed Forces Inspectorate.
Keywords:  central, agency, government
Central Government Agency