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8th grade Technology Assessment
Terms in this set (51)
Audio Video Interleaved (AVI)
contain both audio and video data in a file container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback
Waveform Audio File (WAV)
a format for storing uncompressed audio files
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
the computer component that's responsible for interpreting and executing most of the commands from the computer's other hardware and software.
a file format that provides an electronic image of text or text and graphics that looks like a printed document and can be viewed, printed, and electronically transmitted (take a picture of the document) Adobe Reader File
Reverse Alphabetical Order
sorting from z to a
the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature
allows members of a group to add content and edit each other's work online
messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network.
when someone copies computer software or other digital information without permission
pictorial representation of something
a software program made to harm other software
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
is the standard network protocol used for the transfer of computer files between a client and server on a computer network
Instant Messaging (IM)
a type of online chat that offers real-time text transmission over the Internet
the program that allows the computer to communicate with a peripheral such as a printer, scanner or usb called
spreadsheet program that presents tables of values arranged in rows and columns that can be manipulated mathematically using both basic and complex arithmetic operations and functions
a program for storing, manipulating, and formatting text entered from a keyboard and providing a printout.
a common multimedia format often used for saving movies and other video files
a document sent within an email message. Many types of files can be sent this way (e.g. Word documents, PDFs, Excel files, JPEGs).
type of a program that searches for and identifies items in a database that correspond to keywords or characters specified by the user; used especially for finding particular sites on the World Wide Web.
is a collection of data organized as meaningful information that can be accessed, managed, stored, queried, sorted, and reported.
a database object that enables you to ask questions about the data stored in a database and returns the answers in the order from the records that match your instructions
text that if clicked will perform a task.
Used to add numbers in a spreadsheet.
A program that lets you find, see, and hear material on web pages. Popular browsers include safari, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google chrome.
Pieces of text, or graphics, that appear at the top of a page
Pieces of text, or graphics, that appear at the bottom of a page.
key that allows you to type numbers on the number keypad
A movable window that is displayed on screen in response to the user selecting a menu option.
a menu entry or icon on a computer that is usually created by the user and that serves as a shortcut to a previously viewed location.
Internet Protocol Address (IP Address)
a unique string of numbers separated by periods that is assigned to computers to uniquely identify them on the internet
the software that supports a computer's basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications, and controlling peripherals.
done for the purpose of educating, informing or directing someone on how to do something
images composed of grids of pixels that have a fixed resolution (number of pixels per inch) and cannot be resized without losing image quality. Also referred to as bitmaps. Edited in paint programs.
Type of graphic that does NOT lose quality when zoomed or resized.
To insert an object created with one program into a file created with a different program.
A virtual room where people discuss using text over the Internet
The method of operation used to replace existing text in a document with new text.
a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication.
Web searches or database queries using the operators AND, OR, NOT.
to bring into a document
to bring out of a document
an integrated circuit that contains all the functions of a central processing unit of a computer.
the right to use small portions of copyrighted material without payment or explicit permission under certain circumstances
The way one slide changes to the next in Slide Show view.
Windows Media Video
How text conforms to the left and right margins of a page
designing a website with the intentional and effective use of white space
the place where records or pictures are stored
to hide a window but keep the program running in the background
to enlarge a window, usually making it fill the entire screen or the program window in which it is contained
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