8th Grade Technology Vocabulary
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Page orientation in which the paper is wider than it is tall/taller than wide
the space around the printed or written matter on a page.
the overall appearance of text, graphics, and pages
A set of characters with the same design and shape.
The placement of text or objects relative to the left and right margins.
to change the color behind a text to a bright color for emphasis
preset place the cursor stops when the TAB key is pressed
A view of a document as it will appear when you print it
A software program that facilitates entry to and usage of the Internet.
a computer program that searches documents, especially on the World Wide Web, for a specified word or words and provides a list of documents in which they are found.
a particular tendency or inclination, especially one that prevents unprejudiced consideration of a question; prejudice
the mental attitude that determines a person's opinions or judgments; point of view
A mathematical expression that contains functions, operators, constants, and properties, and returns a value to a cell.
Appropriate Use Policy for internet
behavior and awareness of actions to prevent negative online experiences
the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work, as by not crediting the author:
the act of citing or quoting a reference
a word, phrase, picture, icon, etc, in a computer document on which a user may click to move to another part of the document or to another document
premade examples to customize
the use of colors, space, texture, and other components in an artistic representation
to cut off or mask the unwanted parts
to change the size of an object
effect that makes the elements of a slide show move
effects put between slides
having slide show advance automatically
A visual representation of numerical data (chart)
An electronic module that converts high voltage (110 or 240 VAC) alternating current mains electricity into smoothed direct current at the various differnt voltages required by the motherboard;
The main circuit board of a computer, usually containing the central processing unit and main system memory as well as circuitry that controls the disk drives, keyboard, monitor, and other peripheral devices.
the logic circuitry that responds to and processes the basic instructions that drive a computer
A peripheral device that allows a computer to read or/or write some storage medium such as a hard disk, floppy disk, magnetic tape, compact disc or DVD.
A circuit board which can be plugged into one of a computer's expansion slots to provide some optional extra facility such as additional RAM, disk controller, coprocessor, graphics accelerator, communication device or some special-purpose interface.
A type of flat multicore cable with cores positioned side-by-side, making it quick and relatively easy to clamp an Insulation Displacement Connector (IDC) across all cores.
any fan inside, or attached to, a computer case used for cooling purposes, and may refer to fans that draw cooler air into the case from the outside, expel warm air from inside, or move air across a heatsink to cool a particular component.
The portion of a filename, following the final point, which indicates the kind of data stored in the file
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