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Introduction to Digital Technology Vocabulary Terms
Terms in this set (30)
An electronic device for storing and processing data.
A computer designed for use of one person at a time.
A machine that processes somethong
An electronic circuit formed on a small piece of semiconducting material
A printed circuit board containing the principle components of a computer or other device
A place in a computer where and expansion card can be inserted
The part of a computer in which data or program instructions can be sorted for retrieval
A type of computer memory that can be a accessed randomly (Random Access Memory)
Is a class of storage medium used in computers and other electronic devices. (Read-Only Memory)
Hard Disk Drive
Is a storage device used for storing and retrieving digital information using one or more rigid
A kind of memory that retains data in the absence of a power supply
Is a memory nonvolatile storage device that stores persistent data on solid-state flash memory (Solid State Drive)
A type of compact disc able to store large amounts of data, especially high-solution material (Digital Video Disc)
Is a peripheral used to provide data and audiovisual control signals to an information processing system such as a computer information device
Any piece of computer hardware equipment used to communicate the results of data processing carried out by an information processing system
A panel of keys that operate a computer or typewriter
A device that scans documents and converts them to digital data.
A small handheld device that is dragged across flat surface to move the cursor on a computer screen
A technology that allows a person to connect an electronic device to a computer (Universal Serial Bus)
A connector by which a device that sends data one bit at a time to be connected to a computer.
A device that controls a particular type of device that is attached to your computer
A set of computer instructions in firmware that control input and output operations (Basic Input-Output System)
The software that supports a computer's basic function
Is the point of interconnection between a computer and and a private or public network.
A facility allowing computer, and smartphones to connect t the internet communicate with one another wireless with in a particular area
Is any computer device that is not part of the essential computer but is situated relatively close by
A program of software designed and written to fulfill a particular purpose of the user
The programs and other operating information used by a computer
A computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource
Is the fundamental network identification for any resource connected to the web (Uniform Resource Locator)
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