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Cse Computer Science Engineering

Subjects : engineering, it-skills
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1. Faster growing operating system that includes free programming languages and utility programs - multipurpose operating system

2. Graphical User interface - interact with software using text - graphics - and icons

3. Dozens or hundreds of thin strands of glass or plastic that use light to transmit signal. Carries more signals - faster - less noise - better security - smaller size

4. Simple mail transfer protocol is a communications protocol used by some outgoing mail servers.

5. Computer aided manufacturing refers ti the use of computers to assist with manufacturing process.

6. Written by virus author that can damage computer by infecting a computer negatively by altering the way computer works without the users knowledge knowledge or permission.

7. The process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors

8. A collection of computers and devices connected together - via communications devices and transmissions media.

9. Special software to listen to audio

10. A vulnerable computer that is set up to entice an intruder to break into it.

11. Unencrypted readable data

12. Standard specifies that computers and devices on the networl share or pass a special signal called a token in a unidirectional manner and in a preset order. only one token per network

13. The destructive event or prank the program intended to deliver

14. Copies itself repeatedly in memory using up system resources and possibly shutting down the system

15. Msot retail stores use POS to record purchases - process cards - and update inventory

16. Picure messaging can occur from mobile to mobile and mobile to email

17. Computer is usually connected to the internet the entire time it is turned on (cable - DSL - fiber - radio signals - satellite)

18. A legal agreement that allows multiple users to access the software on the server simutaneously

19. Text version of an IP address

20. Online service provider- has many members features along with internet access such as IM or Web browsers.

21. A digital code attached to an electronic message or document - which is unique and which can be used to authenticate the sender or owner. Most often used in electronic commerce.

22. Can connect multiple types of devices that require faster data transmission speeds.

23. Cables - telephone lines - radio networks - satellites

24. Processor begins to fetch a second instruction before it completes the full machine cycle

25. Technique that some software manufacturers use to ensure the software is not installed on more computers than legally licensed

26. Two or more computers transfer data - instructions - and information.

27. Allows a user to plan schedule and track costs of a project

28. Single inline memory module forms a single set of contacts

29. Really simple syndication is a specification that many content aggregatorsuse to distribute content to subscribers

30. Computer designed so the system unit - input devices - output devices - and any other devices fit entirely on or under a desk or table.

31. Health care professions conduct live conferences on the computer

32. Translates the domain name to its associated IP address so that data and information can be routed to the correct computer.

33. The process if a computer or device recieveing info info from the server on the internet

34. A special purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product. Small with limited hardware

35. A computer that can perform all of its input - processing - output - and storage activities by itself (PC - Apple)

36. The standard that outlines characteristics of how two network devices communicate

37. Characteristics include capacity - platters - read/write heads - cylinders - sectors and tracks - rpm - transfer rate - and access time

38. A small metal or plastic device that uses pressure instead of ink.

39. Case of the system unit to protect internal damage

40. A case that contains electronic components of the computer used to process data.

41. Electrical supply drops.can cause data loss but generally not cause equipment damage

42. Combines several GIF images ina single GIF file.

43. The smallest unit of disk space that stores data and info

44. A single copper wire surrounded by at least three layers - insulting material - woven material - plastic outer coating - often used by cable television

45. Small capacity built directly in the processor chip

46. Consists of special purpose chip and electronic circuits that control the transfer of data - instructions - and information from a disk to and from the system bus and other parts of the computer.

47. Smallest unit of data the computer can process

48. Uses a continous flow of fluids in a process that transfers the heated fluid away from the processor

49. Searches for and removes unneccessary files

50. Rambus inline memory module house RDRAM chips