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TERM TABLE
Your term table is one of the pages in your Web Portfolio. You are responsible
for finding ALL the definitions for the following terms on your own.
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Look over past notes, quizzes and assignments. Please write the definitions
in your own words.
TERM

DEFINITION In Your Own Words!!!

1. Computer

Programmable machine that respond to a specific set of instructions.

2. Desktop

is the metaphor used to portray file systems hat show cabinets, files, folders, and various types
of documents

3. Icon

A small picture that represents an object or program.

4. Shortcut

A special type of file in some operating systems that points to another file or device

5. Taskbar

he taskbar is a desktop toolbar application that lets you perform tasks such as switching
between open windows and starting new applications

6. Wallpaper

wallpaper is the monitor pattern or picture or other graphic representation that forms the
background onto which all the icons, menus and other elements of the operating system are
displayed and moved around

7. Hardware

Its an

8. Software

nything that can be stored electronically is software. The storage devices and display devices
are hardware.

9. CPU

e CPU is the brains of the computer where most calculations take place.

10.
m

Mode

objects that you can actually touch, like disks, disk drives, display screens,
keyboards, printers, boards, and chips.

s a device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over

11.
Periph
eral

c omputer devices, such as a CD-ROM drive or printer, that is not part of the essential

12.
Input
Device

Any machine that feeds data into a computer

13.
Output
Device

any machine capable of representing information from a computer

14.

CD-RW

hort for CD-ReWritable disk, a type of CD disk that enables you to write onto it in multiple
sessions.

15.

DVD-R

Short for Short for DVD-Recordable, a recordable DVD format similar to CD-R. A DVD-R can
only record data once and then the data becomes permanent on the disc.

16.

Byte

a unit of storage capable of holding a single character

computer.

17.

RAM

(random access memory) is the place in a computer where


the operating system, application programs, and data in current
use are kept so that they can be quickly reached by the
computer's processor.

18.

ROM

Read only memory s a type of non-volatile memory used in


computers and other electronic devices.

19.
Word
Processor

A program or computer that enables you to perform word processing functions

20.
Format
ting

To prepare a storage medium, usually a disk, for reading and writing.

21.
bar

Title

A bar on top of a window. The title bar contains the name of the file or application.

22.
Bar

Menu

A horizontal menu that appears on top of a window. Usually, each option in a menu bar is
associated with a pull-down menu.

23.

Font

A design for a set of characters

24.
Portrai
t Orientation

p ortrait is defined as the orientation of a page, where the longest side


goes from top to bottom.

25.
Landsc
ape
Orientation

the terms portrait andlandscape refer to whether the document is oriented vertically or
horizontally. A page with landscape orientation is wider than it is tall.

26.
s

Margin

the strips of white space around the edge of the paper.

27.

Indent

The word indent is used to describe the distance, or number of blank spaces used to separate
a paragraph from the left or right margins.

28.

Bullets

29.
ns

Colum

On a display screen in character mode, a column is a vertical line of characters extending from
the top to the bottom of the screen.

30.

Justify

to align text along the left and right margins.

31.
ent

Alignm

In text, the arrangement of text or graphics relative to a margin.

32.
Deskto
p Publishing
33.
cs

Graphi

small graphical element used to highlight or itemize a list.

sing a personal computer or workstation to produce high-quality printed documents

or any computer device or program that makes a computer capable of displaying and
manipulating pictures.

34.
Design
Elements

the use of colors, space, texture, and other componentsin an artistic representation

35.
Box

Text

A video mode in which a display screen is divided into rows and columns of boxes. Each box
can contain onecharacter.

36.

Text

Designed text

Art
37.
Spread
sheet

A table of values arranged in rows and columns. Each value can have a predefined relationship
to the other values.

38.
Works
heet

A sheet where you work on

39.

Cell

, a cell is a box in which you can enter a single piece of data.

40.

Row

rows are numbered horizontal groups of cells.

41.
n

Colum

On a display screen in character mode, a column is a vertical line of characters extending from
the top to the bottom of the screen.

42.
Cell
Address

The address of the cell

43.

Range

o ne or more contiguous cells

44.

Label

a label is the name of a storage volume.

45.

Value

an expression which cannot be evaluated any further (a normal form)

46.
a

Formul

a formula is an expression that defines how one cell relates to other cells.

47.
Electro
nic
Presentation

PowerPoint presentation

48.

Slide

At a page of presentation

49.
on

Transiti

a transition is what the author shows between two shots or clips

50.
Animat allow you to add preset visual effects to paragraphs,
ion Scheme
51.
Interne Its a place where you can browse the internet
t Web
Browser
52.
nk

Hyperli

An element in an electronic document that links to another place in the same document or to an
entirely different document.

53.
World
Wide Web

A system of Internet servers that support specially formatted documents

54.
Search
Engine

Its what u use to search which engine for example google,


Bing, yahoo, etc...

55.

Electronic mail

E-Mail

56.
Netiqu
ette

Contraction of Internet etiquette, the etiquette guidelines for posting messages to online
services, and particularly Internet newsgroups.

57.
on

Emotic

smiley is often used in text communications to convey an emotion with a message.

58.

Domai

Domain names are used to identify one or more IP addresses

n Name
59.
Web
Surfing

To move from place to place on the Internet searching for topics of interest

60.

is a part of practical philosophy which concern with how computing professionals


should make decisions regarding professional and social conduct.

Ethics

61.
Utilitar
ian View

Ethics view

62.
Deonto s the normative ethical position that judges the morality of
logy View
an action based on the action's adherence to a rule or rules.
[2]
63.

Piracy

he unauthorized copying of software.

64.
ght

Copyri

The legal right granted to an author, composer, playwright, publisher, or distributor to exclusive
publication, production, sale, or distribution of a literary, musical, dramatic, or artistic work.

65.

Patent

The exclusive right, granted by the government, to make use of an invention or process for a
specific period of time

66.

Spam

pam is electronic junk mail or junk newsgroup postings

67.

Virus

Aka malware this can harm your device

68.
g

Phishin

An email that falsely claims to be a legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into
surrendering private information to be used for identity theft.

69.
ng

Pharmi

Similar in nature to email phishing, pharming seeks to obtain personal or private information
through domain spoofing.

70.
Ergono
mics

he science concerned with designing safe and comfortable machines for humans.

71.

RSI

repetitive strain injury

72.

MSI

is an installer package file format used by Windows

73.

CSR

Customer Service Representative

74.
EWaste

Short for electronic waste, the term e-waste is applied to all waste caused by discarding
electronic devices, especially consumer electronics