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39 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Alert
Application software
Bit
an electronic device designed to accept data, perform mathema…
a message box that appears on the screen, usually to tell you…
the software that's running on your computer, such as the pha…
the smallest piece of information used by the computer (Deriv…
Computer
an electronic device designed to accept data, perform mathema…
Alert
a message box that appears on the screen, usually to tell you…
11 terms
Computer Terminology
Supercomputer
Mainframe
Minicomputer
Microcomputer
largest and most powerful type of computer
computers are large, sometimes filling a whole room
lie somewhere between those of mainframes and those of person…
also referred to as the personal computer, or PC. It is the c…
Supercomputer
largest and most powerful type of computer
Mainframe
computers are large, sometimes filling a whole room
Computer Terminology Review
4 Functions of Computers
Input
Processing
Storage
IPSO; Input, Processing, Storage, Output
Provides data and commands for further processing
handling each instruction to perform a specific task
place to keep copies of the files so that you can access them…
4 Functions of Computers
IPSO; Input, Processing, Storage, Output
Input
Provides data and commands for further processing
Computer Terminology
ColdBoot
Virus
Gigahertz
Microprocessor
The power to the system is physically turned off and back on…
A malware that, when executed, replicates by reproducing itse…
1 billion cycles per second. The speed of microprocessors, ca…
An integrated circuit contained on a single silicon chip. Con…
ColdBoot
The power to the system is physically turned off and back on…
Virus
A malware that, when executed, replicates by reproducing itse…
Computer Terminology Final Revision
Application Software
blog
byte
Cache
Set of computer programs that help a person carry out a task
Short for "Web Log," this term refers to a list of journal en…
A series of 8 binary bits that digitally represent a single c…
memory that stores frequently used information
Application Software
Set of computer programs that help a person carry out a task
blog
Short for "Web Log," this term refers to a list of journal en…
6 terms
Computer Terminology
CAD
MDC
DMAV
MRE
Computer Aided Dispatch
Mobile Data Computer
Digital Mobile Audio Video
Mobile Report Entry
CAD
Computer Aided Dispatch
MDC
Mobile Data Computer
11 terms
Computer Terminology
REPL
IRB
IDE
API
read-eval-print loop ... interactive toplevel ... language shell
Interactive Ruby Shell (IRB or irb) is a REPL for programming…
Integrative Development Environment- An integrated developmen…
API (application program interface) is a set of routines, pro…
REPL
read-eval-print loop ... interactive toplevel ... language shell
IRB
Interactive Ruby Shell (IRB or irb) is a REPL for programming…
40 terms
Computers, Beginning: Basic Computer Terminology
Internet
Browser
Hardware
USB Port
A worldwide network that helps connect millions of users arou…
Software that you use to access the internet/World Wide Web.
The physical pieces of a computer; monitor, keyboard, mouse,…
A standard cable connection interface on personal computers a…
Internet
A worldwide network that helps connect millions of users arou…
Browser
Software that you use to access the internet/World Wide Web.
Computer Terminology
App
blog/weblog
database
internet
application; a small computer program that performs useful ta…
website that contains dated text entries in reverse chronolog…
groups of computer -accessible information records made up of…
worldwide computer network
App
application; a small computer program that performs useful ta…
blog/weblog
website that contains dated text entries in reverse chronolog…
25 terms
computer terminology
Hardware
CPU
hard disk
USB Drive
Metal ware, as tools, locks, hinges, or cutlery
Central processing unit: the key component of a computer syst…
Magnetic dist large area to store
Universal serial bus: a very small portable, hard drive that…
Hardware
Metal ware, as tools, locks, hinges, or cutlery
CPU
Central processing unit: the key component of a computer syst…
Computer Terminology
1. Hardware
2. Software
3. Network (LAN and WAN)
4. Server
- Any part of the computer that you can see or touch. The mon…
- A set of electronic instructions that tells the computer wh…
- A network is a group of connected computers that allow peop…
- A computer or device on a network that manages network reso…
1. Hardware
- Any part of the computer that you can see or touch. The mon…
2. Software
- A set of electronic instructions that tells the computer wh…
computer terminology
Computer
hardware
soft ware
input
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine.
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine.
Computer software is a general term that describes computer p…
Whenever you enter data into your computer, it is referred to…
Computer
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine.
hardware
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine.
Computer Terminology
malware
cybercrime
computer security
virus
any program that damages, steals or disables data
illegal act done on computer
acticities protecting hardware, software, data from loss
malware, replicates itself and spreads to other media/computers
malware
any program that damages, steals or disables data
cybercrime
illegal act done on computer
23 terms
Computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
a computer is a programmable machine. This means it can execu…
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
Computer software is a general term that describes computer p…
Whenever you enter data into your computer, it is referred to…
computer
a computer is a programmable machine. This means it can execu…
hardware
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
23 terms
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
the physical components of a computer.
the programs that the computer needs to perform a specific fu…
data enter in a computer ex. keyboard, mouse, scanner..
computer
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
hardware
the physical components of a computer.
23 terms
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
the physical components of a computer
the programs that the computer needs to perform a specific fu…
data entered into a computer
computer
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
hardware
the physical components of a computer
20 terms
Computer Terminology
Application Software
Bit
Output Device
Video Card
A computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated…
A basic unit of information in computing and digital communic…
A device that receives data from a computer, usually for disp…
An expansion card which generates a feed of output images to…
Application Software
A computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated…
Bit
A basic unit of information in computing and digital communic…
23 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Hardware
Software
Input
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine. This means…
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
Computer software is a general term that describes computer p…
Whenever you enter data into your computer, it is referred to…
Computer
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine. This means…
Hardware
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
22 terms
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine. This means…
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
Instead, software consists of lines of code written by comput…
Whenever you enter data into your computer, it is referred to…
computer
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine. This means…
hardware
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
computer terminology
mouse
central processing unit
computer
digital versatile disc
a pointing device with a laser guide underneath and 2 or more…
or CPU a silicon chip located on the motherboard that execute…
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
DVD recorded with optical technology that can contain full le…
mouse
a pointing device with a laser guide underneath and 2 or more…
central processing unit
or CPU a silicon chip located on the motherboard that execute…
Computer Terminology
Computer
Hardware
Software
Input
...
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Computer
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Hardware
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23 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Computer Hardware
Unit of Measurement
Bit
• A computer is a machine capable of doing several things wit…
• Screen... • Keyboard... • Storage... • Memory... • CPU... • Mouse/Track pa…
...
(1 character)
Computer
• A computer is a machine capable of doing several things wit…
Computer Hardware
• Screen... • Keyboard... • Storage... • Memory... • CPU... • Mouse/Track pa…
Computer terminology
To start up a computer
Portion of memory used to hold informa…
Central processing unit. Processing ch…
The pointer usually an arrow controlle…
Bootup
clipboard
CPU
cursor
To start up a computer
Bootup
Portion of memory used to hold informa…
clipboard
26 terms
Computer terminology
Hardware
Hardware
Four basic functions
Input
Electronic parts of a computer
Computer chips,circuit board,hard drive,key board,monitors,an…
Input,processing,output, and storage
Entering data
Hardware
Electronic parts of a computer
Hardware
Computer chips,circuit board,hard drive,key board,monitors,an…
18 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Byte
Bit
Hardware
Electronic device, Operates under the control of instructions…
bits in strings of eight
Each 0 or 1 in the binary system
any part of the computer you can touch or see
Computer
Electronic device, Operates under the control of instructions…
Byte
bits in strings of eight
Computer Terminology
Seek Time
Short Message Server (SMS)
Nonvolatile storage
Optical media
time taken for hard drive's read and write heads to move over…
tech that enables short messages to be sent over mobile netwo…
permanent storage (ex:ROM read only memory)
portable storage devices that use a laser to read and write d…
Seek Time
time taken for hard drive's read and write heads to move over…
Short Message Server (SMS)
tech that enables short messages to be sent over mobile netwo…
23 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Hard Drive
Software
Input
is a device that does computation and makes logical comparisons
...
the programs that the needs t perform a specific function, ca…
data entered INTO a computer ex. keyboard, mouse, scanner.
Computer
is a device that does computation and makes logical comparisons
Hard Drive
...
23 terms
computer terminology
mouse
CPU(central processing unit)
computer
DVD (Digital Versatile Disc)
a pointing device with a laser guide underneath and 2 or more…
or cpu a silicon chip located on the motherboard that execute…
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
dvd recorded with optical technology that can contain full le…
mouse
a pointing device with a laser guide underneath and 2 or more…
CPU(central processing unit)
or cpu a silicon chip located on the motherboard that execute…
Computer Terminology
Computer
Computer advantages
Computer Disadvantages
Finite
Fast, mechanical, Electro-mechanical (combination of electric…
a. Speed... b. Reliability... c. Consistency... d. Storage... e. Communic…
a. Health Risks... b. Violation of Privacy... c. Public Safety... d. I…
There is an ending point.
Computer
Fast, mechanical, Electro-mechanical (combination of electric…
Computer advantages
a. Speed... b. Reliability... c. Consistency... d. Storage... e. Communic…
Computer Terminology
Mouse
CPU (Central Posses Unite)
Computer
DVD
A pointing device with laser guide underneath and 2 or more b…
Or CPU a silicon chip located on the motherboard that execute…
Is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
DVD recorded with optical technology that can contain full le…
Mouse
A pointing device with laser guide underneath and 2 or more b…
CPU (Central Posses Unite)
Or CPU a silicon chip located on the motherboard that execute…
23 terms
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
a computer is a programmable machine. This means it can execu…
parts of a computer
Computer software is a general term that describes computer p…
Whenever you enter data into your computer, it is referred to…
computer
a computer is a programmable machine. This means it can execu…
hardware
parts of a computer
8 terms
Computer Terminology
Screen Resolution
Temporary Memory
Permanent memory
Random Access
# of pixels along both dimensions (Width X height)
Only stores data while the computer is on
Data is stored even after the computer is off
Can access any location in any order... - RAM, hard drives, and…
Screen Resolution
# of pixels along both dimensions (Width X height)
Temporary Memory
Only stores data while the computer is on
Computer Terminology
Antivirus software
App
Application software
ASCII (American Standard Code for Info…
"A computer program used to scan a computer's memory and disk…
Typically used to describe a software program on a smartphone…
"A category of software programs that helps you perform a spe…
"A code that represents characters as a series of 1s and 0s,…
Antivirus software
"A computer program used to scan a computer's memory and disk…
App
Typically used to describe a software program on a smartphone…
22 terms
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
Technically, a is a programmable machine.
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
describes computer programs. Related terms such as software p…
Whenever you enter data into your computer
computer
Technically, a is a programmable machine.
hardware
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
a computer is a programmable machine. This means it can execu…
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
Computer software is a general term that describes computer p…
Input can be something as simple as moving the mouse or click…
computer
a computer is a programmable machine. This means it can execu…
hardware
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
is a device that does computations and make logical comparisons
refers to the physical parts of a computer and related devices
a general term that describes computer programs
Whenever you enter data into your computer
computer
is a device that does computations and make logical comparisons
hardware
refers to the physical parts of a computer and related devices
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
refers to the physical parts of a computer and related device…
is a general term that describes computer programs. Related t…
data entered into a computer
computer
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
hardware
refers to the physical parts of a computer and related device…
Computer Terminology
Computer hardware
Central processing unit
Microprocessor
Computer operating system
The physical parts of a computer or related equipment
Internal operating unit or "brain" of computer
Small circuit board that controls all of the processing withi…
Program that controls the operation of a computer
Computer hardware
The physical parts of a computer or related equipment
Central processing unit
Internal operating unit or "brain" of computer
25 terms
Computer Terminology
server
mainframes
icons
booting
all computers that are part of a network are connected to a c…
computers that are used by the government and larte agencies…
pictures on a computer screen desktop
starting the computer and having it load the operating system
server
all computers that are part of a network are connected to a c…
mainframes
computers that are used by the government and larte agencies…
6 terms
computer terminology
input
output
data
information
whatever you put in the computer
consists of processing results produced by a computer
refers to symbols that represent facts, objects, or ideas
the result of the computer storing data as bits and bytes; th…
input
whatever you put in the computer
output
consists of processing results produced by a computer
Computer Terminology
Input
Output
Data
Information
Whatever is put into a computer system.
Consists of the processing results produced by a computer.
Refers to the symbols that represent facts, objects, or ideas.
The results of the computer storing data as bits and bytes; t…
Input
Whatever is put into a computer system.
Output
Consists of the processing results produced by a computer.
12 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Cache
Networks
Internet (Wide Area Network)
An electronic device that can be programmed to carry out diff…
A mechanism used for storage/temporary memory for most freque…
A group of computer systems and other devices that are linked…
A vast computer network linking smaller computer networks wor…
Computer
An electronic device that can be programmed to carry out diff…
Cache
A mechanism used for storage/temporary memory for most freque…
Computer Terminology
application
bug
downloading
server
a program in which the user does work
a programming error that causes a program to behave in an une…
the act of receiving data from a separate computer to yours
a central computer dedicated to sending and receiving data fr…
application
a program in which the user does work
bug
a programming error that causes a program to behave in an une…
Computer Terminology
CPU/Processor
Motherboard
Bit
Byte
central processing unit; where most of the calculating and wo…
a circuit in a computer or other electronic device that is th…
1s and 0s in binary code; a small piece of something
memory size, groups of eight+ binary digits working in a sing…
CPU/Processor
central processing unit; where most of the calculating and wo…
Motherboard
a circuit in a computer or other electronic device that is th…
10 terms
Computer terminology
Malware
Spyware
virtual learning
spam
A type of software which has a purpose to destroy the compute…
A software that allows the user the user to covert informatio…
Learning in an online environment.
Emails that are trash or unwanted.
Malware
A type of software which has a purpose to destroy the compute…
Spyware
A software that allows the user the user to covert informatio…
51 terms
Computer Terminology
analog
basic
browser
compact disk
uses continuous transmissions
a simple language used in computers
allows access to the WWW
CD
analog
uses continuous transmissions
basic
a simple language used in computers
16 terms
Computer Terminology
Hardware
Application Software
People
Software
The mechanical devices that make up a computer
Software that tells the computer how to use its own component…
The computer operators/users.
A set of electronic instructions consisting of complex codes…
Hardware
The mechanical devices that make up a computer
Application Software
Software that tells the computer how to use its own component…
Computer Terminology
Modem
Server
Internet
Network
a communication device that allows one computer to connect an…
a computer that provides data to other computers. It may serv…
the Internet spreads across the globe and consists of countle…
a group of two or more computers linked together with the abi…
Modem
a communication device that allows one computer to connect an…
Server
a computer that provides data to other computers. It may serv…
Computer Terminology
Alias
Example of Alias
Bluetooth
Bluetooth is used for
a file that "points" to another file (shortcuts)
Icons on the desktop
data transmission and device communication proton
wireless keyboards, mice, trackpads, etc.
Alias
a file that "points" to another file (shortcuts)
Example of Alias
Icons on the desktop
28 terms
Computer Terminology
The name given when data or informatio…
Permanent physical components of a com…
The programs and documentation that ru…
A number written in base 2.
Hard-copy
Hardware
Software
Binary
The name given when data or informatio…
Hard-copy
Permanent physical components of a com…
Hardware
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