What does SQ stand for?

What does SQ mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: SQ.

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Social Intelligence Quotient

Academic & Science » Psychology

   
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Simply Quilts

Miscellaneous » Quilting

   
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Spiritual Quotient

Community » Religion

   
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Software Quelle

Computing » Software

   
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Semtech

Governmental » Suppliers

   
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Service Quality

Computing » Telecom

   
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Speed Quality

Governmental » Transportation

   
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Subjective Quality

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Sweat Quotient

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Sacred Quest

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Soldier Qualification

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Suvivors Quest

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Scorpion Queen

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Simple Quadratic

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Single Quote

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Sound Quailty

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Soldier Qualifications

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Science Quantitative

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Standardised Quality

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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SQuare

Miscellaneous » Unit Measures

   
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Study Questions

Academic & Science » Colleges & Universities

   
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Status Quo

Governmental » US Government

   

What does SQ mean?

SQ
SQ was a program used in the early 1980s on both DOS and CP/M computer systems to compress files so they use less space. Files compressed by SQ are identified by changing the middle initial of the extension to "Q", so that text files ended with the extension .TQT, executable files ended with the extension .CQM or .EQE, documents with .DQC, etc. Groups of files were often combined into an archive using the LU program, which created .LBR files containing all the files needed for a particular group, such as all the files needed to install an application. Typically such files were either individually compressed or the LBR archive was itself compressed with SQ. With the development of the ARC program and its ARC archive file format, SQ essentially became obsolete on most systems, except CP/M, which lacked an ARC port for several years. On CP/M systems, the CRUNCH compression program was written to implement the LZW algorithm and plug the gap.

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