14 terms

Computer Vocabulary

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Computer
Electronic device for storing and processing data.
CPU
Central Processing Unit
CPU
Main part of the computer work station where the processing takes place. Where the hard drive and processing chip are stored.
Data
Is another word for Information. It can be text and/or numbers, examples of data: names, dates, places, addresses, phone numbers and pictures.
Database
A database is a collection of data or information.
Folders
Are used to organize data, files, presentations, programs, other folders. It is an empty shell container like a real folder.
Drive
Storage Place for Data, files, pictures hard drives are stationary and portable drives like flash drives are movable.
Hard Drive
C: Drive - Storage Place for Data, files, pictures on the computer you are sitting at where the Desktop & Library Documents Pictures are located. Another name Local Drive is C:Drive Hard Drive.
Cloud Drive
Stores Data (information) on a remote location.
Internet
When Computers are connected with wires, cables, or satellites that provide wireless connection to share information & data.
URL
A web address or Uniform Resource Locator. http://mrsnasto.com is a Web Address.
Icons
Small pictures or images that give the computer/device a command like to open programs/apps.
Thumbnails
Small images
CD's and DVD's
Portable Drives store data music, movies, documents
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