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computer vocab

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access
to get at or into
application
a computer program that does a user-oriented job
caculate
to figure, as to add, subtract, multiply, and so on
character
a single letter , numbers and/or special symbols enclosed in quotation mars
chip
an intergrated circuit. a thin piece of silicon that contains all the comonets of an electronic circuit
command
a message from the user to the computer that tells it what to do next
compatible
a term that descibes hardware and software taht can work together
computer
a device used to accept, process, store, and get information
cursor
a symbol such as a square ar underline bar that shows where you are on the screen the cursor may flash or blink
data
the symbols used to representfacts, events, or things; the raw material for information
data processing
a set of methods for collecting, handleing, and outputing data to reach certain goals
disk
a flat, circular piece of metal or plastic coated with magnetic material and used for storing data
disk drive
the device used to store data in a diskand to read what is stored on the disk
expansion slot
a connector inside a computer designed to allow a user to add
floppy disk
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hard copy
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hardware
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information
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input
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intergrated circuit
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