Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

COM may refer to any of the following:

.com domain suffix1. Short for Commercial, com or .com is a domain suffix that is used on the Internet to identify a commercial related website and is the most common type of domain suffix on the Internet. For example, the address is a .com address.

2. When referring to a file, a .COM file is an executable file.

3. Com is short for communications or communications port, see communications port definition for further information.

4. Short for Component Object Model, COM is a component software architecture from Microsoft. It defines a structure for building program routines (objects) that can be called up and executed in a Windows environment.

5. Short for Computer Output Microfilm, COM is creating microfilm or microfiche from the computer.

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