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    Doppler effect

    The frequency and wavelength of an electromagnetic field are affected by relative motion. This is known as the Doppler effect.  Continue Reading

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    Intertainment

    Intertainment is the name of an e-business initiative that encourages shopping malls and other public places to provide visitors with free high-speed Internet access.  Continue Reading

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    monotonicity

    Monotonicity is a property of certain types of digital-to-analog converter (DAC) circuits.  Continue Reading

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    bump mapping

    Bump mapping is a technique used in graphics programs to produce the appearance of textured surfaces.  Continue Reading

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    significant figures

    The term significant figures refers to the number of important single digits (0 through 9 inclusive) in the coefficient of an expression in scientific notation  Continue Reading

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    mezzanine

    Mezzanine is a term used to describe the stacking of computer component cards into a single card that then plugs into the computer bus or data path.  Continue Reading

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    StarBand

    StarBand is a broadband Internet service provider (ISP) that uses geostationary satellites to provide always-on connection independent of other media.  Continue Reading

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    Learning Path: Electronics

    So that you can give yourself a quick tutorial on electronics, we've arranged our definitions in this Learning Path in a sequence, with more basic building block topics placed at the beginning.  Continue Reading

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    quantum dot

    A quantum dot is a particle of matter so small that the addition or removal of an electron changes its properties in some useful way.  Continue Reading

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    anthropomorphism

    Anthropomorphism (from the Greek anthrôpos, for human, and morphé, for shape) is the tendency for people to think of other animals or inanimate objects as having human-like characteristics.  Continue Reading

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    nanoanalysis

    Nanoanalysis refers to techniques for determining the atomic structures of materials, especially crystals.  Continue Reading

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    ENUM

    ENUM is a standard adopted by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) that uses the domain name system (DNS) to map telephone numbers to Web addresses or uniform resource locators (URL).  Continue Reading

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    graph theory

    Graph theory is the study of points and lines.  Continue Reading

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    trinary

    Trinary logic is three-level digital logic, with states represented by the numbers -1, 0, and 1.  Continue Reading

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    permittivity (electric permittivity)

    Permittivity, also called electric permittivity, is a constant of proportionality that exists between electric displacement and electric field intensity.  Continue Reading

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    wave number

    The term wave number refers to the number of complete wave cycles of an electromagnetic field (EM field) that exist in one meter (1 m) of linear space.  Continue Reading

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    TCP Wrapper

    TCP Wrapper is a public domain computer program that provides firewall services for UNIX servers.  Continue Reading

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    TiVo

    TiVo is a company offering a branded subscription-based interactive television service that lets viewers program and control which television shows they watch, and when.  Continue Reading

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    Southbridge

    Southbridge is an Intel chipset that manages the basic forms of input/output (I/O) such as Universal Serial Bus (USB), serial, audio, Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE), and Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) I/O in a computer.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Tuxedo (Transactions for UNIX, Enhanced for Distributed Operation)

    Tuxedo (which stands for Transactions for UNIX, Enhanced for Distributed Operation) is a middleware product that uses a message-based communications system to distribute applications across various operating system platforms and databases.  Continue Reading

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    VRAM (video RAM) is a reference to any type of random access memory (RAM) used to store image data for a computer display.

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