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Unit 1: Computer Basics Lesson One Vocabulary

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Directions: Using the textbook, Computer Concepts Basics, complete the vocabulary chart below. DO NOT CHANGE THE FONT, SIZE OR TABLE LAYOUT. When you are done with the chart, turn it in on School Loop into the assignment submission drop box. Vocabulary Term 1. Clients 2. Computer 3. Data 4. Desktop Computer 5. Electronic Communicatio n 6. Extranet 7. Hardware 8. Icon Page Number 442 6 6 8 443 13 6 9 Textbook Definition Computers on a network that are not acting as servers. A computer is an electronic device that receives data (input), process data, stores data, and produces a result (output). Is text, numbers, sound, images, or video. Desktop computer is designed so that all components fits on or under a desk. Communication using computers. Are systems that allow outside organizations to access a company’s internal information system. The actual machine, wire, transistors, and circuits. Is a small image that represents a file, command, or another computer function. How the computer receives data through an input device, process the data, stores the data on a storage device, and produces output or information. World’s largest network, evolved from ARPANET. Is a network for exclusive use of workers within an organization and contains company information. Is a large, expensive computer, capable of supporting hundreds or even thousands of users.

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10. Internet 11. Intranet 12. Mainframe Computer

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Unit 1: Computer Basics Lesson One Vocabulary 13. Mid-range Server 14. Mobile Computers 15. Mobile Devices 16. Network 17. Nodes 18. Personal Computers 19. Servers 20. Software 8

Type Your First and Last Name Here (Also called a minicomputer) is used by small to medium-size companies and generally supports hundreds of users. Mobile computers are personal computers such as notebook computers (also called a laptop) and tablet PCs. They are designed to be carried from different location/transportable. They fit into the palm of your hand. Most mobile computers and many mobile devices can connect wirelessly to the Internet. Is a group of two or more computer system. Computer and other peripheral devices on a network. Desktop and notebook computers are today’s most widely used. (PCs). A computer on a network that manages the network resource. Software are instructions, or programs, for controlling the computer. Is the fastest type of computer, government agencies and large corporations use these computers for specialized applications to process enormous amounts of data. The person who use computers, also are part of the system.

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