1. Acronym for computer-assisted (or computer-augmented) learning. See CAI.
2. Acronym for Common Application Language. An object-oriented communications language for controlling home-networking products. CAL, originally part of the CEBus (Consumer Electronic Bus) standard for home automation, can be implemented with various communication protocols, home-networking standards, and home electronic products. See also CEBus, home automation.
(acronym for computer-assisted learning) The use of computers in education and training: the computer displays instructional material to a student and asks questions about the information given; the student's answers determine the sequence of the lessons.
Symbol for calorie.