16 terms

Computer Parts

STUDY
PLAY
Monitor
display screen for the computer
Keyboard
input device used to type information into the computer
Mouse
input device that moves the cursor on the screen
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
main processor, brains of the computer
Desktop computer
computer that is meant to be on a desk and not carried around
Laptop
small computer that can be carried around easily, portable
Hardware
parts of the computer you can touch
Software
program that tells the computer what to do, also called Apps
Memory
device capable of storing information temporarily or permanently
Input device
hardware device that sends data to the computer, allowing you to interact with and control the computer
Output device
hardware device that receives data from the computer
Download
process of receiving data to your computer from the internet, cloud or email
Upload
process of sending data from your computer to the internet, cloud or another computer
Address bar
a space at the top of the browser, used to enter a web address/URL
Browser
program used to browse the internet
Virus
program that causes harm to a computer
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