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Computer Glossary

It"s Not Just a Glossary

by Alan Freedman

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computing and Information Technology,
  • General,
  • Computers - General Information,
  • Computer Books: General,
  • Questions & Answers,
  • Computer Bks - General Information,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9291959M
    ISBN 100131644831
    ISBN 109780131644830

    Wi-Fi s WLAN (pron. VAY-LAHN) - Wireless LAN (local area network) Note: In the U.S. and many other countries, "Wi-Fi" is used as a synonym for WLAN, although technically the term is a registered trademark related to the WECA (Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance) organization that developed the Wi-Fi standard and the Wi-Fi logo. See the Wi-Fi Alliance site for : Hyde Flippo. This is a list of the origins of computer-related terms or terms used in the computing world (i.e., a list of computer term etymologies).It relates to both computer hardware and computer software.. Names of many computer terms, especially computer applications, often relate to the function they perform, e.g., a compiler is an application that compiles (programming language .

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Computer Glossary - The Complete Illustrated Dictionary - Seventh Edition - by Alan Freedman, , American Management Association edition, in English Cited by: Computer Glossary For IBPS By Academic Team of Balu PublicationsThis is a special book on Test Of Reasoning for IBPS from the renowned publishers Balu Publications. Algorithm: It is a sort of scheme that narrates the point to point evolution of the technique to deal with solution of a particular task such as flow chart, dealing with program procedure.

    This page is meant to serve as a guide to the vast quantity of computer terms and acronyms in common use for the casual computer user. It is divided into two main sections, the first is dedicated to the basics and is meant more for beginners, while the second is meant instead to be used as a reference. In reality many of the terms in the second. Computer Terminology Understanding Computer Definitions and Abbreviations. Use computer terminology and develop your computer vocabulary; understand computer definitions to build your own computer. A computer encyclopedia or computer glossary can provide commonly used terms, abbreviations and support your learning about systems.


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Both comprehensive and easy to use, THE COMPUTER GLOSSARY is perfect for every level of computer user--beginners, power users, or systems by: The Computer Glossary, now in its eighth edition, has managed to stay as up-to-date as possible, as evidenced by the rate at which the number of pages in this handy reference work have multiplied since it was published as a page booklet in /5(7).

Worm launches an application that destroys information on your hard drive. It also sends a copy of the virus to everyone in the computer's e-mail address book. WAV. A sound format (pronounced wave) used to reproduce sounds on a computer.

Webcam. A video camera/computer setup that takes live images and sends them to a Web browser. Window. PC Glossary Definitions of Computer and Internet Terms. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z. Common Computer Terms #.

A person in. to a computer through a network, without authorization and with mischievous or destructive intent. Crash A hardware or software problem that causes information to be lost or the computer to malfunction.

Sometimes a crash can cause permanent damage to a computer. Online Computer Glossary - A to C Created Date. to another computer, a local network, or an external DSL or cable modem (SEE modem) Export 1. process of taking data from one program or computer to another External Hard Drive 1.

hard drives that come as large in size as a book or as small as a cell phone, used to back up data from a user’s computer and taking it on the road. Browse through our list of o computer terms and definitions either by using the above search, browsing by letter, or by clicking one of the links below.

Today's Computer Word: Menu. Alternatively referred to as the file menu, a menu is a list of commands or choices offered to the user through the menu bar.

A glossary of computer terminology. Application (sometimes shortened to ‘app’) Computer software, also known as a ‘program’ or ‘app’ that performs a task or set of tasks, such as word processing or drawing.

Applications, apps or programs can be thought of as electronic ‘tools’ for doing electronic Size: KB. Technology Dictionary. Techopedia has one of the web's most comprehensive computer dictionaries.

More than just a glossary, each term page goes into further detail with insights, real world examples and great related resources. Book stacks: "Shelves in the library where materials—typically books—are stored.

Books in the book stacks are normally arranged by call number. May be referred to simply as the “stacks.” Boolean operator: "A word—such as AND, OR, or NOT—that commands a computer to combine search terms.

Helps to narrow (AND, NOT) or broaden (OR Author: Christal Young. In computer security, the process of ensuring that the resources of a computer system can be accessed only by authorized users in authorized ways. acknowledgment 1. The transmission, by a receiver, of acknowledge characters as an affirmative response to a sender.

Glossary of Computer Related Terms. The following terms and definitions were collected from the web sites. Credit belongs to the original authors, especially to Peter Day, from whose glossary most of the terms were collected.

Peter Day's Glossary of Computer Terms Denis Howe's Dictionary of Computing. Computer Terminology Glossary Book provides you a comprehensive list of Computer and Internet terms and its short description/meaning which helps you in understanding the technology better." Product DetailsAuthor: Publish This.

Computer dictionary abbreviations, definitions, glossary, and terms beginning with the letter A like address bar, absolute path, AGP, ALU, ASCII, and antivirus. Skip to. Phil Storrs PC Hardware book Computer Glossary Note: As this document is an HTML document and is indexed using the table below, it is best to.

Computer Terms—Through Letter B. 10Base5 (10 Mbps, baseband, meters): one of several physical media specified by for use in an Ethernet local area network LAN); consists of Thickwire coaxial cable with a maximum segment length of meters 10Base2 (10 Mbps, baseband, meters): one of several physical media specified by IEEE A computer bus which moves information between the internal hardware of a computer system (including the CPU and RAM) and peripheral devices.

It is a collection of wires and protocols that allows for the expansion of a computer. THE COMPUTER GLOSSARY Eighth Edition "May be the best one-volume dictionary of computing terminology." -- New York Public Library "The Glossary is simple, thoughtful, and easy.

It delivers." -- Associated Press. The 'Rolls-Royce of computer dictionaries' is back -- bigger and better than ever. The reference of choice for computer users for /5(7).

If this is too dense, you can read an adapted version in Python here. This book is dedicated, in respect and admiration, to the spirit that lives in the computer. Clean Architecture: A Craftsman's Guide to Software Structure and Design by Robert C. Martin. This is a good book that discusses how to design your code.

The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics—8th Editionhas been revised, clarified, and up-dated, reflecting technological advances of recent years. New definitions have been added in the fields of wireless technology, robotics, and artificial intelligence. Every effort has been made to be concise and accurate, without “talking down” to the.

A well-cared-for item that has seen limited use and remains in good working condition. The item may show some limited signs of wear with small scratches or cosmetic blemishes.

Item may arrive with damaged packaging or be repackaged and could be missing some accessories. Missing accessories are clearly defined for each item.Also called laptops, notebook computers now fill a computing role between traditional desktop PCs and smaller devices like tablet computers and smartphones.

From Apple notebook computers like the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro to PC notebook computers from companies like Dell, HP and Lenovo, our notebook computers dictionary offers a glossary of. Computer Terms Dictionary – Developed by the Tips4pc community.

A. Active Window: In the Windows Operating system an active window is the current window that you are working on. The Windows in the background are not active. Access: To obtain or retrieve information from a storage device. You can access a hard drive to use files that are stored there.