CDS, CDs, Cds, etc. may refer to:
Computing and electronics
Content delivery systemis a computer-based system, often web-based, for collecting and coordinating electronic documents and communications.
Cockpit display system, in Avionics, is the Human Machine Interface (HMI) by which aircrew manage the modern Glass cockpit.
* Content Directory Service, in UPnP/AV, allows Digital Media Players to browse content on a server (for example, Windows Media Connect, or Intel VIIV).
Cadence Design Systems, an American company producing Electronic Design Automation software.
* Correlated Double Sampling, in signal processing.
Coding sequence, a term used for a part of a DNA sequence.
Cadmium Sulfidephotoresistor, an optoelectronic component.
Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg, a French astronomical data center.
Collecting duct systemof the kidney
* Chromatography (or Chromatographic) Data System, a system designed to collect and process data from various types of chromatographic equipment.
CD singlecontains only a single or a few tracks.
Canadian Depository for Securities, Canada's national securities depository, clearing and settlement hub.
Credit default swap, a type of credit derivative.
* Certificates of Deposit are often referred to as CDs.
Counterfeit Deterrence Systemdeveloped by the Central Bank Counterfeit Deterrence Group-- compare EURion constellation
Chief Defence Scientist, the head of the Australian Defence Science & Technology Organisation (The professional head of the Australian military is the Chief of the Defence Force (CDF).)
Cross Domain Solutionsare processes that provide the ability to transfer data between security domains
Chief of the Defence Staff (Canada), the professional head of the military in Canada
Chief of the Defence Staff (United Kingdom), the professional head of the military in the United Kingdom
* Centro Democrático y Social, a former Spanish political party.
Centre des démocrates sociaux, a French political party which became "Force démocrate" in 1995.
* Centro Democrático e Social/Partido Popular, a Portuguese political party.
* Convention Démocratique et Sociale-Rahama, a Nigerian political party.
Social Democratic Convention, a Malian political party.
* Christian Democratic Students, a Flemish student party, related to CD&V (the Flemish Christian Democrats)
Career Depression Syndrome, dissatisfaction in one's career. See also burnout.
Carolina Day School, a private school in Asheville, North Carolina.
* Cast Deployment System, a computerized "clocking in" program used by the
Walt Disney Companyto record cast member work times.
Centre for Development Studies, a development research institute at Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, India.
* Certified Director of Safety, a designation issued by the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI)
* Child-directed speech - see
Cinema Digital Sound, short-lived theatrical surround sound system of the early 1990s.
Clinical decision support system
Combined Defence Services Examination, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for induction into the Indian Armed Forces.
* Commercial Data Systems, Inc., a computer systems reseller based in Hawaii.
Commercial Data SystemsLtd., a software publisher and technology company based in Emerald Park, Saskatchewan.
Conceptual Data Structures, a set of semantic relations that frequently occur in common knowledge objects like texts, documents or notes.
* Condensed Distillers Solubles, also referred to as
Distillers grains, a cereal byproduct of the distillation process.
Conference of Drama Schools, comprising the 22 leading drama schools in England.
* Controlled/Dangerous Substance, as defined by the
Controlled Substances Act.
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