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    kilogram-meter per second

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

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    export

    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

    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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    seat

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

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    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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    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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    vanilla

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

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    pop-under

    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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    micron

    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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    nibble

    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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    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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    process

    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

    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

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