Technology Terms

Technology Terms

by: kelleyb

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    When you log in or log on to a computer, you begin to use it. For example, by entering a password.

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    A small mark showing your position on the computer screen

  3. 3

    Small pictures on the screen representing computer programs or files

  4. 4

    To move the text on a computer screen up and down, so that you can see more of it.

  5. 5

    Waiting for an expected action to take place.

  6. 6

    To reduce the computer screen

  7. 7

    To enlarge the computer screen.

  8. 8

    Accessing a document and recording changes to the document.

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    Words are viewed on the screen and can easily be changed, moved, copied, and stored.

  10. 10

    To check a document for spelling and grammar.

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    A collection of data stored in one unit, identified by a filename.

  12. 12

    Pertaining to files that can be read but not changed.

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    Millions of computers around the world connected to each other

  14. 14

    A number of computers connected together to share information and hardware

  15. 15

    Another name for a folder

  16. 16

    The parts of the computer system you can touch; computer equipment, such as printer, a monitor or a keyboard.

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    The programs that tell the computer what to do.

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    The right to produce, publish or sell.

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    A set of rules and restrictions in ways the software are to be used.

  20. 20

    A contract that grants you the rights of use

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    A way of sending messages from one computer to another.

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    Sending messages over long distance by telephone, radio, or satellite.

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    Using or combining different kinds of communication technologies, such as text, video and sounds.

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