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computer vocab. 2

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Laptop
a portable computer small enough to use in your lap.
Modem
(from a combination of Modulate and Demodulate) electronic equipment consisting of a advice used to connect computers by a telephone line, cable line, or satellite.
Monitor
an output device that allows the user to see his/her work. It resembles a television.
Motherboard
the part of the computer that spreads the electricity and connects all the main parts of the computer.
Mouse
a hand-operated electronic device that controls the curser on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad; You use it to point and click.
Multimedia
information presented in more than one format, such as text, audio, video, graphics, and images.
Operating system
information presented in more than one format, such as text, audio, video, graphics, and images.
Political climate
political trends and patterns.
political trends and patterns.
outlet in the computer where there equipment can be plugged in.
Power supply
supplies power to server - also called PSU, this device converts AC to DC
Printer
an outlet device that prints the results of data processing - displays data on paper.
Privacy
network users respect being secluded from the presence or view of other users.
Processor
the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does all the "thinking" work.
Ram
random access memory - RAM , chips will remember what you tell them and can even change to remember new information.
Restricted sites
web sites (on the internet) that are filtered because of content of bye the author's choice that can only be viewed with permission.
Rom
memory inside the computer whose contents can be accessed and read.
Scanner
an im put device that can convert text, pictures of photos into digital information that your computer can use.
Socioeconomic level
the relationship between economic activity and social life .These may affect patterns of consumption, the distribution of incomes and wealth, the way in which people behave(both in terms of purchase decisions and the way in which they choose to spend there time), and over all quality of life.
Software
a program or set of instructions that tells a computer what to do.
Speakers
an im put device that allows you to hear voice, music, and other sounds from your computer.
Spreadsheet
a way of representing data on a table that uses rows and columns allowing a user to input data and manipulate, or change, how it is viewed.
Technology
tool machines, and methods by a culture to improve products and performance, and to save time.
Telecommuting
working from home and communicating with work through the phone, fax, or e-mail.
Usb
Cable that connects cpu to printer
Virus
an electronic disease created only to cause malfunctions and damage to your computers data systems and critical files.
Word processing
a process using a computer to input and edit text; a computer application that resembles typewriting but allows for instant correction of errors, moving errors to different locations, and other functions.