Computer Science

Definitions about computer science including computing fundamentals vocabulary, protocol and standards terminology, words about microprocessors and electronics definitions.

Computing fundamentals

Terms related to computer fundamentals, including computer hardware definitions and words and phrases about software, operating systems, peripherals and troubleshooting.

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Electronics

Terms related to electronics, including definitions about electrical components and words and phrases about computers, laptops parts, digital cameras, televisions and home appliances.

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  • frequency jammer - Frequency jamming is the disruption of radio signals through use of an over-powered signal in the...
  • anode - An anode is the electrode in a polarized electrical device through which current flows in from an...
  • cathode - A cathode is the metallic electrode through which current flows out in a polarized electrical dev...
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IT standards and organizations

Terms related to information technology (IT) standards, including definitions about IT organizations and words and phrases about policies and compliance.

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Mathematics

Terms related to mathematics, including definitions about logic, algorithms and computations and mathematical terms used in computer science and business.

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Microprocessors

Terms related to microprocessors, including definitions about silicon chips and words and phrases about computer processors.

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  • embedded device - An embedded device is an object that contains a special-purpose computing system. The system, whi...
  • segmented memory - Segmented memory is a system of addressing computer memory, which may be physical or virtual and ...
  • Intel 8086 - The Intel 8086 was Intel’s first x86 processor. Released in 1978, the 8086 began the long line of...
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Nanotechnology

Terms related to nanotechnology, including manufacturing definitions and words and phrases about building machines at a molecular level.

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Protocols

Terms related to communication protocols, including definitions about TCP, IP, UDP, POP, SMTP, HTTP, XML, W-CDMA and FTP.

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Robotics

Terms related to robotics, including definitions about consumer or manufacturing robots and words and phrases about stepper motor systems, XY positioning tables, automation and artificial intelligence.

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  • digital assistant - A digital assistant is an application program that can understand natural human language and comp...
  • moonshot - A moonshot, in a metaphorical sense, is an ambitious, exploratory and ground-breaking project und...
  • smart machines - Smart machines are systems that use machine learning to perform work traditionally conducted by h...
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