Java Abstract Windowing Toolkit. A set of classes that let you write platform independent Java code usable with native GUI systems on many different platforms.
Abstract Window Toolkit Provides the Java GUI. Contained in the java.awt package. (A package is a collection of importable classes.)
An acronym for the Java Abstract Windowing Toolkit-the part of the Java API that allows programmers to create graphical user interfaces. The AWT is a large and complex set of classes.