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    engine

    In computer programming, an engine is a program that performs a core or essential function for other programs. The term engine is also used to describe a special-purpose program that uses deep learning algorithms to query data.  Continue Reading

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    folder

    In the Windows, Macintosh, and some other operating system s, a folder is a named collection of related files that can be retrieved, moved, and otherwise manipulated as one entity.  Continue Reading

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    instant translation

    Instant translation is the translation from one language to another of Web pages, e-mail, and online chat text by a computer program so that the translated results appear almost instantly.  Continue Reading

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    history

    In a Web browser, the history is a detailed list of Web sites the computer has visited which remains in a computer's memory for a pre-determined number of days.  Continue Reading

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    dendrimer

    A dendrimer (from Greek dendra for tree) is an artificially manufactured or synthesized molecule built up from branched units called monomers.  Continue Reading

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    rehoming

    In a Windows environment, rehoming is the process of moving public folders from one Exchange server to another.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    public folder

    In Microsoft Outlook, a public folder is a folder created to share information with others.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    mouse

    A mouse is a small device that a computer user pushes across a desk surface in order to point to a place on a display screen and to select one or more actions to take from that position.  Continue Reading

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    double factorial

    The double factorial, symbolized by two exclamation marks (!!), is a quantity defined for all integers greater than or equal to -1.  Continue Reading

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    kilogram (kg)

    The kilogram (abbreviation, kg) is the Standard International (SI) System of Units unit of mass.  Continue Reading

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    object code

    Source code and object code refer to the "before" and "after" versions of a computer program that is compiled (see compiler) before it is ready to run in a computer.  Continue Reading

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    privilege

    In the administration of a multi-user computer system, a privilege is an identified right that a particular user has to a particular system resource, such as a file folder, the use of certain system commands, or an amount of storage.  Continue Reading

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    distribution list

    In e-mail applications, a distribution list is a group of mail recipients that is addressed as a single recipient.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    meter

    The meter (abbreviation, m; the British spelling is metre) is the International System of Units (SI) unit of displacement or length.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    PEBCAK (problem exists between chair and keyboard)

    PEBCAK, one of many terms used in Internet chatting, stands for "problem exists between chair and keyboard," meaning it's a problem in user understanding or behavior rather than something wrong with hardware or software.  Continue Reading

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    ArchiveSink

    In a Windows environment, ArchiveSink is code that is activated through a defined trigger, such as the receipt of a new e-mail message, in order to archive messages coming in and out of an Exchange 2000 Server.  Continue Reading

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    aspect ratio

    Aspect ratio is an image projection attribute that describes the proportional relationship between the width of an image and its height.  Continue Reading

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