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An agreed method for pairing the alphanumeric character set with binary representations used in computers.
A grouping of 8 adjacent binary digits or bits, 0s and 1s, operated on by the computer a single unit.
An integrated circuit. A thin piece of silicon that contains all the components of an electrical circuit.
A connector inside a computer designed to allow a user to add printed circuit boards-daughter boards - to the mother board.
A reusable magnetic storage medium that uses a thin mylar circular disk as the storage surface.
To plan, or design, a document such as a database report or design the way text text will appear on paper; as a verb, to set up or to plan in a design.
The physical parts of the computer system that you can touch and feel such as the keyboard, monitor, and the computer case.
The main processing unit of a computer or information processing device; the "brains" of the machine carrying out instructions, performing calculation, and interacting with the components used to operate the computer.
The main circuit board of a computer housing the microprocessor and providing the means of connecting that make up the computer.
A computer input device used as a pointing and drawing instrument by selecting specific positions on the monitor.
The computer generated information that is displayed to the user in some discernible form such as a screen play, printed page, or sound.
Temporary storage memory chips that form the computer's primary work space; contents are lost if power is disrupted.
Storage memory chips that are able to maintain their contents if the power is disrupted. ROM chips have their contents determined at the time of their fabrication;can be written to only once.
A computer input device that can read text, images, and bar codes and translate them into digital code that a computer understands.
Storage that is not involved in the processing information. This type of storage is used to maintain the digital information for later use,
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