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    polynomial

    A polynomial is a mathematical expression consisting of a sum of terms, each term including a variable or variables raised to a power and multiplied by a coefficient.  Continue Reading

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    nit

    In information technology as elsewhere, a nit (pronounced NIHT) is a small, usually unimportant imperfection in something.  Continue Reading

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    hole

    In physics, a hole is an electric charge carrier with a positive charge, equal in magnitude but opposite in polarity to the charge on the electron.  Continue Reading

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    proton

    A proton is a subatomic particle found in the nucleus of every atom.  Continue Reading

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    neutron

    A neutron is a subatomic particle found in the nucleus of every atom except that of simple hydrogen.  Continue Reading

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    strongly-typed programming language

    A strongly-typed programming language is one in which each type of data (such as integer, character, hexadecimal, packed decimal, and so forth) is predefined as part of the programming language and all constants or variables defined for a given ...  Continue Reading

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    X

    X is a shortened name for the X Window System.  Continue Reading

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