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  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    kilogram-meter per second

    The kilogram-meter per second is the standard unit of momentum.  Continue Reading

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    In a personal computer application, to export is to convert a file into another format than the one it is currently in.  Continue Reading

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    HTML::Mason (generally referred to simply as Mason) is an open source Perl-based platform for creating, serving, and managing Web sites.  Continue Reading

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    In a networked computer system, a seat is a workstation that can be operated by one user at a time.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    rocker switch

    A rocker switch is an on/off switch that rocks (rather than trips) when pressed, which means one side of the switch is raised while the other side is depressed much like a rocking horse rocks back and forth.  Continue Reading

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    In information technology, vanilla (pronounced vah-NIHL-uh) is an adjective meaning plain or basic.  Continue Reading

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    luminous flux

    Luminous flux is a quantitative expression of the brilliance of a source of visible light, which is electromagnetic energy within the wavelength range of approximately 390 nanometers (nm) to 770 nm.  Continue Reading

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    On the Web, a pop-under is a window that is created but temporarily "hidden" behind the window of a Web site that the user has chosen to visit.  Continue Reading

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    In computers and digital technology, a nibble (pronounced NIHB-uhl; sometimes spelled nybble) is four binary digits or half of an eight-bit byte.  Continue Reading

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    The micron, officially obsolete as a term of measurement, is sometimes used by microchip and wiring manufacturers in place of micrometer, one-millionth of a meter.  Continue Reading

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    reactive power

    In a direct current (DC) circuit, or in an alternating current (AC) circuit whose impedance is a pure resistance, the voltage and current are in phase, and the following formula holds: P = ErmsIrms where P is the power in watts, Erms is the ...  Continue Reading

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    SIMM (single in-line memory module)

    A SIMM (single in-line memory module) is a module containing one or several random access memory (RAM) chips on a small circuit board with pins that connect to the computer motherboard.  Continue Reading

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    A process is an instance of a program running in a computer.  Continue Reading

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    industrial strength

    In information technology, industrial strength is a characteristic sometimes ascribed to a hardware or software product or a system to describe its ability to work capably and dependably in the operational world of business.  Continue Reading

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    speech synthesis

    Speech synthesis is the computer-generated simulation of human speech.  Continue Reading

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    CAE (computer-aided engineering)

    CAE (computer-aided engineering) is a broad term used by the electronic design automation (EDA) industry for the use of computers to design, analyze, and manufacture products and processes.  Continue Reading

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    Mac mini

    The Mac mini from Apple is a low-cost and very compact personal computer that runs the Mac OS X operating system and is sold without a display, keyboard, or mouse.  Continue Reading

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    2.5G describes the state of wireless technology and capability usually associated with General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) - that is, between the second and third generations of wireless technology.  Continue Reading

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    pop-up blocker (pop-up killer)

    A pop-up blocker (sometimes called a pop-up killer) is a program that prevents pop-ups from displaying in a user's Web browser.  Continue Reading

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    Bayesian filter

    A Bayesian filter is a program that uses Bayesian logic, also called Bayesian analysis, to evaluate the header and content of an incoming e-mail message and determine the probability that it constitutes spam.  Continue Reading



  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

    A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process designed to help organizations determine how data processing systems, ...


  • spyware

    Spyware is a type of malicious software -- or malware -- that is installed on a computing device without the end user's knowledge.

  • application whitelisting

    Application whitelisting is the practice of specifying an index of approved software applications or executable files that are ...

  • botnet

    A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices, which may include PCs, servers, mobile devices and internet of things ...



  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 


  • DRAM (dynamic random access memory)

    Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) is a type of semiconductor memory that is typically used for the data or program code needed ...

  • RAID 10 (RAID 1+0)

    RAID 10, also known as RAID 1+0, is a RAID configuration that combines disk mirroring and disk striping to protect data.

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.