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an intregrated circuit.A thin piece of silicon that contains all the componets of an electronic circuit
a symbol, such as a square or underline bar, that shows where you are on the screen:the cursor may flash or blink
a set of methods for collecting, handling, and outputting data to reach certain goals
a flat, circular piece of metal or plastic coated with magnetic material and used for storing data
a connector inside a computer designed to allow a user to add printed circuit boards daughter boards to the mother board
the physical parts of the computer system that you can touch and feel such as the keyboard , monitor , and computer case
the step in the data processing flow during which data is collected and entered into the computer
circuitry whose parts are etched together on a small silicon chip less than one fourth of an inch square
a list of choices shown on the screen from which the user picks a command or data to enter into the computer
the main circuit board of a computer housing the microprocessor and providing the means of connecting all the components that make up the computer. Provides a means for adding special control units such as sound boards to the computer via expansion slots or sockets
a computer input device used as a pointing and drawing instrument by selecting specific positions on the monitor display
the step in the data processing flow in which information comes from a computer as a result of processing
the section of the computer that holds instuctions, data, and intermediate and final results during processing: also known as internal storage, main storage, primary storage, or random access memory
random access memory
form of primary memory in which instructions and data can be read, written, or erased
read only memory
form of primary memory that holds items that can be read but not erased or changed by normal computer input
a machine that changes images from paper or photos into digital form that the computer can use
a c~mpuler program that imitates a real world situation: it can show what happens when conditions in that situation are changed
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