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Cse Computer Science Engineering

Subjects : engineering, it-skills
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1. Method that uses multiple processors to execute a single program or task requires special software that recognizes how to divide the problemand bring results back together

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

3. Faster - higher quality than ink jet. Uses toner that sticks to the page from a combo of pressure and heat.

4. A device that enables you to join a port and a connector that are both male or female

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

6. A family member on a computer

7. Accesses a computer or network illegally but has the intent of destroying data - stealing info - or other malicious actions.

8. Allows users to keep typing without using enter at the end of each line

9. A metropolitan area network is a high speed netwrok that connects local area networks. contains LANs

10. Uses devices that emit and sense light to detect the mouses movement

11. A collection of data organized in a manner that allows access retrieval and use of that data

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

13. Virtual reality is the use of computers to simulate a real or imagines environment that appears in a 3d space.

14. Software that helps groups of people work together on projects and share info over a network

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

16. Storage over an internet service

17. Is a security measure that defines who can access it and what actions they can take while acessing the computer

18. Arithmetic logic unit- a component of the processor - performs arithmetric - comparison - and operations.

19. Consumer consumer e commerce.

20. CPU. Interprets and carries out basic instructions that operate the computer. (On motherboard)

21. Started the internet as a networking project

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

23. Small ceramic or metal component with fins on its surface that absorbs and disperses heat produced by electrical components such as the processor

24. Contains many microscopic pathways capable of carrying an electrical current

25. Digital light processor uses tiny mirrors to reflect light

26. Federally funded internet security research and development center

27. A colection of individual programs available together as a unit. lower cost and ease of use

28. Amount of time it takes for the processor to read data - instructions - and information from memory. Directly affects processing data time.

29. Program that euns only on a specific type or make of computer

30. Web site that allows users to access and interact with software from any computer or device that is connected to the Internet

31. Anopening inside the system unit in which you can install additional equipment. Different than a slot

32. When online meetings take place on the web

33. Dish shaped antenna for internet connection

34. The last section of the domain name

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

36. Mad ef aluminum - glass - or ceramic and is coated with an alloy material that allows material to be recorded magnetically

37. 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.

38. Used to track and identify the location of high risk or high value items.

39. A server outside the organizations network that controls which communications pass into the organizations network. Screens incoming and outgoing messages

40. Rambus inline memory module house RDRAM chips

41. Defines guidelines that specify the eay computers access the medium to which they are attached - types - speed of medium - and types of physical cable or witreless technology used

42. The fastest most powerful computer

43. Each computer or device on the network. often connected by cables

44. A light sensing input device that reads printed text and graphics and translates the results into a form the computer can process.

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

46. Automatically analyzes all network traffic and notifies network administrators of suspicious behavior pattermsor system breaches

47. Device that connects to the system unit and is controlled by the processor in the computer. (modem - disk drives - printers)

48. Cables - telephone lines - radio networks - satellites

49. The combination of text - numbers - graphics - animation - sound effects - music - and other media in hyperlinked documents.

50. Internet connections using regular copper telephone lines.