GLOSSARY OF TERMS
- The internal language of a computer.
- A user-defined set of instructions used to perform
repetitive functions over and over again by using one
- One million bytes.
- The working and temporary storage area inside a
computer. There are three types of computer memory:
ROM (Read-Only Memory), RAM (Random Access
Memory), and Perpetual.
- A list of program options displayed on a monitor for
user selection. Employed as an alternative to direct
keyboard input, items are selected with a pointer device
or via the Cursor and Enter keys.
- Modified Frequency Modulation. An older hard
- MOdulator/DEModulator. An input and output
device that transmits information via a phone line to
- A television-like screen that displays information
- The main circuit board of a computer.
- A hand-size input device derived from the trackball
Used mainly for graphics, it enters positional data into
- Microsoft Disk Operating System. A computer
operating system that comes alone or as part of
most operating systems, or emulated by many systems.
- Software that allows one or more users to
simultaneously access and process data.
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