som definition by Webster's New World
som definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. som
Origin: Kyrgyz, from Chuvash som, sum, payment, perhaps from Turkish san.
som - Computer Definition
(1) (System-On-Module) See computer-on-module.
(2) (System Object Model) An object architecture from IBM that provides a full implementation of the CORBA standard. SOM is language independent and is supported by a variety of large compiler and application development vendors. DSOM (Distributed SOM) allows objects to be used across the network.
(3) (Self Organizing Map) A two-dimensional map that shows relationships in a neural network.
som - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Kyrgyzstan, comprised of 100 tyiyn.