Cal


Cal

Cal may refer to:
* Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, ie, CAL = Chronic Airway Limitation
* cal (Unix), a standard program on Unix that prints an ASCII calendar of the given month or year
* "Cal" (novel), a 1983 novel by Bernard MacLaverty, about a young Irish Catholic named Cal involved with the IRA
* "Cal" (short story), a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov
* Cal (film), a 1984 film based on a novel written by Bernard MacLaverty who also wrote the script
* Çal, a district (and town as its center) in Denizli Province in southwest Turkey ("Turkish spelling: Çal) renowned for its Çalkarası grapes and wines.
* Cal (Music from), Mark Knopfler's soundtrack album for the 1984 film
* caliber, a measurement of the interior diameter of a tube, often in reference to rifles or pistols
* Cal, an abbreviation for California, USA
**Cal Look, any aircooled Volkwagen that has been modified in a style that originated in California in the late 1960's
**Cal Yachts, originally the Jensen Marine Corporation, founded in 1957
**Medi-Cal, the name of the Medicaid program in the State of California
**University of California, Berkeley, nicknamed Cal, the oldest and flagship campus of the ten-campus University of California system
***Cal Band, the marching band for the University of California, Berkeley
**California Polytechnic State University, located adjacent to San Luis Obispo, commonly known as Cal Poly or Cal Poly SLO.
** California State Polytechnic University, Pomona located in Pomona, commonly known as Cal Poly Pomona.
**CalPERS, state employee retirement system
* calorie, unit of energy
* Calcium hydroxide, used in Native American and Latin American
* Cal, the abbreviation for the orchid genus "Calanthe"

CAL may refer to:
*Café au lait spot, a pigmented birthmark
*Cakewalk Application Language, (CAL), a scripting language used with Cakewalk Pro Audio software
*Compute Abstraction Layer (CAL), a part of AMD's stream computing SDK
*CAL Cargo Air Lines, a cargo airline based in Israel
*CAL (Joss family), programming language
*CAL (Quark Framework), programming language
*Calipatria State Prison in California, USA
*Campbeltown Airport, IATA airport code
*Cape-Atlantic League, a high school athletic conference in New Jersey
*Capital Allocation Line
*Center for Applied Linguistics, a nonprofit organization that researches language and culture
*Center for Army Leadership, a subordinate organization of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center
*China Airlines, ICAO airline code
*Client Access License, operating systems and software licence scheme
*Continental Airlines, NYSE symbol: CAL
*Cyberathlete Amateur League, online electronic sports league
*FN CAL, a Belgian assault rifle made by FN
*Electronic learning, also called "computer-assisted learning"
*A word used in the Doctor Who episodes Silence in the library and Forest of the dead.

Other

*40 Cal., a rapper from Harlem, born Calvin Alan Byrd New York City
*Judge Cal, a fictional character in the Judge Dredd comic strip in 2000 AD

ee also

*Calvin
*Cal Air (1985-1988), an airline based in the United Kingdom, began as the charter arm of British Caledonian and latterly managed by Caledonian Leisure


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  • cal — cal …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • cal — s. 1. (zool.) cabalină, (pop. şi depr.) mărţână. 2. (iht.) cal de mare (Hippocampus hippocampus) v. căluţ de mare. 3. (tehn.) căluşel, război. (cal la moara de vânt.) 4. (tehn.) scaun. (cal la scăunoaie.) Trimis de siveco, 31.08.2005. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • cal — s. f. 1. Óxido de cálcio (CaO), que forma a base de um grande número de pedras, como o mármore, o granito, a cal viva, etc. (Obtém se a cal pela calcinação da cal viva. Misturada com areia e água, forma as argamassas, que endurecem com o ar.)… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • CAL — steht für: das Einheitenzeichen für Kalorie das kalibrierte Kalenderalter bei der Radiokohlenstoffdatierung CAL als Abkürzung steht für: den amerikanischen Bundesstaat Kalifornien, USA (die offizielle Zwei Buchstaben Kennung ist jedoch CA) CAL… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cal — (Del lat. calx). 1. f. Óxido de calcio. Sustancia alcalina de color blanco o blanco grisáceo que, al contacto del agua, se hidrata o se apaga, con desprendimiento de calor, y, mezclada con arena, forma la argamasa o mortero. 2. Nombre con que se… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • cal — sustantivo femenino 1. (no contable) Sustancia blanca ligera y cáustica, compuesta de óxido de calcio usada en la fabricación de cementos, abonos o material refractario. cal apagada Cal mezclada con agua usada en la construcción. cal viva Cal que …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Cal —  Pour l’article homophone, voir Cale. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cal — (от англ. calendar) UNIX‐утилита, отображающая простой календарь. Если аргументы не указаны, то выводится календарь на текущий месяц. Использование cal [ smjy13] [[month] year] Возможны следующие опции: 1 Выводит календарь только на один месяц.… …   Википедия

  • cal — (от англ. calendar) UNIX‐утилита, отображающая простой календарь. Если аргументы не указаны, то выводится календарь на текущий месяц. Использование cal [ smjy13] [[month] year] Возможны следующие опции: 1 Выводит календарь только на один… …   Википедия

  • CAL — [kæl] noun [uncountable] COMPUTING Computer Assisted Learning or Computer Aided Learning; computer programs or teaching methods that involve using computers to help people learn something. CAL programs and materials are often used for teaching… …   Financial and business terms


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