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  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    UpperCamelCase

    UpperCamelCase (part of CamelCase) is a naming convention in which a name is formed of multiple words that are joined together as a single word with the first letter of each of the multiple words capitalized within the new word that forms the name.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    CamelCase

    CamelCase is a naming convention in which a name is formed of multiple words that are joined together as a single word with the first letter of each of the multiple words capitalized so that each word that makes up the name can easily be read.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    lowerCamelCase

    lowerCamelCase (part of CamelCase) is a naming convention in which a name is formed of multiple words that are joined together as a single word with the first letter of each of the multiple words (except the first one) capitalized within the new ...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    infinity

    In general, infinity is the quality or state of endlessness or having no limits in terms of time, space, or other quantity.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    megapixel

    A megapixel (that is, a million pixels) is a unit of image sensing capacity in a digital camera.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    data binding

    Data binding is a process that allows an Internet user to manipulate Web page elements using a Web browser.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    canned air

    Canned air is compressed air in a spray can with a very long nozzle that enables a precisely focused blast of air for cleaning delicate or sensitive things.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    uber geek

    An uber geek is a prominent or extreme example of the common geek.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    paid inclusion

    Paid inclusion is a search engine marketing model in which Web site owners pay a search engine company to guarantee their sites will show up in search results.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    compressed air

    Compressed air is a gas, or a combination of gases, that has been put under greater pressure than the air in the general environment.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    port knocking

    Port knocking is an authentication method used by network administrators to control access to computers or other network devices behind a firewall.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    photovoltaic cell (PV Cell)

    A photovoltaic cell (PV cell) is a specialized semiconductor diode that converts visible light into direct current (DC).  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    nanotube antenna

    A nanotube antenna is a device consisting of a carbon nanotube (a long, cylindrical carbon structure consisting of hexagonal graphite molecules attached at the edges) configured to transmit or receive electromagnetic fields (EM field s) at extremely...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    OS-9

    OS-9 is a real-time operating system (RTOS) from Microware Systems that is intended especially for embedded applications.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    speed of sound

    The speed of sound, or of acoustic traveling waves, is a physical constant for any given medium at a specific pressure and temperature.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    null set

    In mathematical sets, the null set, also called the empty set, is the set that does not contain anything.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    bi-level image

    A bi-level image is a computer image in which each pixel (picture element) is represented by only one bit, which can be either on or off.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    specific volume

    Specific volume is a property of materials, defined as the number of cubic meters occupied by one kilogram of a particular substance.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    cold fusion

    Not to be confused with ColdFusion, a software product, cold fusion is a hypothetical process in which hydrogen fusion supposedly occurs at room temperature.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    metasyntactic variable

    In programming, a metasyntactic (which derives from meta and syntax) variable is a variable (a changeable value) that is used to temporarily represent a function.  Continue Reading

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