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  • focus group - A focus group is a small and typically diverse panel of people selected to survey for their opinions on a given subject.
  • fog computing (fog networking, fogging) - Fog computing is a decentralized computing infrastructure in which data, compute, storage and applications are located somewhere between the data source and the cloud.
  • foil screened twisted pair cable - FTP (foil screened twisted pair) cable is a cable containing multiple pairs of copper wire enclosed in a sheath of aluminum foil.
  • 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.
  • FOLED - In display technology, FOLED (flexible organic light emitting device) is an organic light emitting device (OLED) built on a flexible base material, such as clear plastic film or reflective metal foil, instead of the usual glass base.
  • folksonomy - Social bookmarking is a user-defined taxonomy system for bookmark s.
  • follow me - Find me and follow me are two call forwarding services that are commonly used in conjunction with each other.
  • follow-the-sun data center - A follow-the-sun data center is a data center that moves workloads to different geographic locations to more efficiently balance resources and demand.
  • FOMO (fear of missing out) - The fear of missing out (FOMO) is an emotional response to the belief that other people are living better, more satisfying lives or that important opportunities are being missed.
  • font - A font is a set of printable or displayable text characters in a specific style and size.
  • font psychology - Font psychology is the deliberate use of particular styles and sizes of characters to produce a desired effect in the viewer.
  • foo (in software programming) - Foo is a term used by developers as a placeholder when describing an idea or concept.
  • foot - The foot (symbolized ft) is the unit of displacement or length in the English foot-pound-second (fps) system.
  • foot (ft) - The foot (symbolized ft) is the unit of displacement or length in the English foot-pound-second (fps) system.
  • foot cubed - The foot cubed, also called the cubic foot, is the unit of volume in the English foot-pound-second (fps) system.
  • foot cubed (cubic foot) - The foot cubed, also called the cubic foot, is the unit of volume in the English foot-pound-second (fps) system.
  • foot per second - The foot per second (symbolized ft/s or ft/sec) is the unit of linear speed in the foot-pound-second (fps) or English system.
  • foot per second (ft/s or ft/sec) - The foot per second (symbolized ft/s or ft/sec) is the unit of linear speed in the foot-pound-second (fps) or English system.
  • foot pound second system of units - The foot-pound-second (fps) system of units is a scheme for measuring dimensional and material quantities.
  • foot squared - The foot squared, also called the square foot, is the standard unit of area in the English foot-pound-second (fps) system.
  • foot squared (square foot) - The foot squared, also called the square foot, is the standard unit of area in the English foot-pound-second (fps) system.
  • foot-pound-second system of units - The foot-pound-second (fps) system of units is a scheme for measuring dimensional and material quantities.
  • foot-pound-second system of units (fps system of units) - The foot-pound-second (fps) system of units is a scheme for measuring dimensional and material quantities.
  • footbath - In computers, a sheepdip (or, variously, sheep dipping or a footbath) is the checking of media, usually diskettes or CD-ROMs, for viruses before they are used in a computer or network.
  • footprint - In information technology, a footprint is the amount of space a particular unit of hardware or software occupies.
  • footprinting - In the study of DNA, footprinting is the method used to identify the nucleic acid sequence that binds with proteins.
  • FOPE (Forefront Online Protection for Exchange) - FOPE (Forefront Online Protection for Exchange) is a discontinued cloud service for organizations using Exchange Server or Exchange Online.
  • for your information - This term is included in our list of chat term and other chat acronyms.
  • for your information (FYI) - This term is included in our list of chat term and other chat acronyms.
  • Force.com - Force.com is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) product designed to simplify the development and deployment of cloud-based applications and websites.
  • foreign agent - In Mobile Internet Protocol (Mobile IP), a foreign agent is a router serving as a mobility agent for a mobile node.
  • foreign key - A foreign key is a column or columns of data in one table that connects to the primary key data in the original table.
  • foreign key - A foreign key is a column or columns of data in one table that connects to the primary key data in the original table.
  • foreign keyword - A foreign key is a column or columns of data in one table that connects to the primary key data in the original table.
  • foreign network - In the Mobile Internet Protocol (Mobile IP), a foreign network is any network other than the home network to which a mobile device may be connected.
  • foreign qualification - Foreign qualification is the process that a corporation or limited liability corportation (LLC) in the United States follows to carry out business legally in a state other than the one where the corporation was incorporated.
  • forensic - Forensic, in a general sense, means "related to or used in courts of law" or "used for formal public debate or discussion.
  • forensic image - A forensic image (forensic copy) is a bit-by-bit, sector-by-sector direct copy of a physical storage device, including all files, folders and unallocated, free and slack space.
  • forensic watermark - A forensic watermark, also called a digital watermark, is a sequence of characters or code embedded in a digital document, image, video or computer program to uniquely identify its originator and authorized user.
  • forensic watermark (digital watermark) - A forensic watermark, also called a digital watermark, is a sequence of characters or code embedded in a digital document, image, video or computer program to uniquely identify its originator and authorized user.
  • forking (software fork) - Forking is to take the source code from an open source software program and develop an entirely new program.
  • form factor - In computers, the form factor is the size, configuration, or physical arrangement of a computing device.
  • form grabber - A form grabber is a type of malware that captures data such as IDs and passwords from browser forms.
  • formal methods - Formal methods are the use of a specific mathematical technique for the specification, development and verification of systems in both software and electronic hardware.
  • format - A format (noun, pronounced FOHR-mat ) is a preestablished layout for data.
  • format war - A format war is a competition for market dominance -- and often survival -- between two or more producers of a particular type of product.
  • FormMail - FormMail is a Perl script that e-mails the contents of completed Web-based forms to specific addresses.
  • FORmula TRANslation - FORTRAN (FORmula TRANslation) is a third-generation (3GL) programming language that was designed for use by engineers, mathematicians, and other users and creators of scientific algorithms.
  • formulary - A formulary is a list of prescription drugs that are covered by a specific health care plan.
  • FORTRAN - FORTRAN (FORmula TRANslation) is a third-generation (3GL) programming language that was designed for use by engineers, mathematicians, and other users and creators of scientific algorithms.
  • FORTRAN (FORmula TRANslation) - FORTRAN (FORmula TRANslation) is a third-generation (3GL) programming language that was designed for use by engineers, mathematicians, and other users and creators of scientific algorithms.
  • Fortune 500 - The Fortune 500 is Fortune Magazine's annual ranking of the United States' 500 largest corporations.
  • forum - A discussion board (known also by various other names such as discussion group, discussion forum, message board, and online forum) is a general term for any online "bulletin board" where you can leave and expect to see responses to messages you have left.
  • forward carbon copy - In Eudora and perhaps other e-mail facilities, you'll see the abbreviations "Fcc" and "Bcc".
  • forward chaining - Forward chaining is the logical process of inferring unknown truths from known data and moving forward using determined conditions and rules to find a solution.
  • Forward DNS lookup - Forward DNS lookup is using an Internet domain name to find an IP address.
  • forward error correction - Forward error correction (FEC) is a method of obtaining error control in data transmission in which the source (transmitter) sends redundant data and the destination (receiver) recognizes only the portion of the data that contains no apparent errors.
  • forward error correction (FEC) - Forward error correction (FEC) is a method of obtaining error control in data transmission in which the source (transmitter) sends redundant data and the destination (receiver) recognizes only the portion of the data that contains no apparent errors.
  • forward explicit congestion notification - In a frame relay network, FECN (forward explicit congestion notification) is a header bit transmitted by the source (sending) terminal requesting that the destination (receiving) terminal slow down its requests for data.
  • FOSS - Free and open source software (FOSS), also known as free/libre open source software (FLOSS) and free/open source software (F/OSS), is software developed by informal collaborative networks of programmers and end users.
  • Foundation Software - Foundation Software Inc.
  • four eyes principle - The four eyes principle is a requirement that two individuals review and approve some action before it can be taken.
  • Four Ps - The Four Ps are the four crucial marketing considerations, combined into a list that is known as a marketing mix.
  • four-factor authentication (4FA) - Four-factor authentication (4FA) is the use of four types of identity-confirming credentials, typically categorized as knowledge, possession, inherence and location factors.
  • Fourier analysis - Fourier analysis is a method of defining periodic waveforms in terms of trigonometric function s.
  • Fourier synthesis - Fourier synthesis is a method of electronically constructing a signal with a specific, desired periodic waveform.
  • fourth generation - 4G is the short name for fourth-generation wireless, the stage of broadband mobile communications that supersedes 3G (third-generation wireless) and is the predecessor of 5G (fifth-generation wireless).
  • fourth generation wireless - 4G is the short name for fourth-generation wireless, the stage of broadband mobile communications that supersedes 3G (third-generation wireless) and is the predecessor of 5G (fifth-generation wireless).
  • Fourth Industrial Revolution - The Fourth Industrial Revolution is the current and developing environment in which disruptive technologies and trends such as the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) are changing the way modern people live and work.
  • fourth wall - The fourth wall is a conceptual barrier between those presenting some kind of a communication and those receiving it.
  • fourth-generation wireless - 4G is the short name for fourth-generation wireless, the stage of broadband mobile communications that supersedes 3G (third-generation wireless) and is the predecessor of 5G (fifth-generation wireless).
  • FP - Fat provisioning (FP) is the conventional storage provisioning model, in which space is allocated beyond current needs, in anticipation of growing need and increased data complexity.
  • FPCA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) - The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a federal U.
  • FPGA - A field-programmable gate array (FPGA) is an integrated circuit (IC) that can be programmed in the field after manufacture.
  • FPM DRAM - Prior to newer forms of dynamic random access memory (DRAM), FPM DRAM (Fast Page Mode DRAM) was the most common kind of DRAM in personal computers.
  • FpML - Financial Products Markup Language (FpML) is a business information exchange standard based on Extensible Markup Language (XML) that enables business-to-business over-the-counter (OTC) financial derivative transactions using the Internet.
  • FpML (Financial Products Markup Language) - Financial Products Markup Language (FpML) is a business information exchange standard based on Extensible Markup Language (XML) that enables business-to-business over-the-counter (OTC) financial derivative transactions using the Internet.
  • fps - FPS stand for frames per second, a measurement for how many unique consecutive images a camera can handle each second.
  • fps (frames per second) - FPS stand for frames per second, a measurement for how many unique consecutive images a camera can handle each second.
  • fps system of units - The foot-pound-second (fps) system of units is a scheme for measuring dimensional and material quantities.
  • FPU - A floating point unit (FPU), also known as a math coprocessor or numeric coprocessor, is a specialized coprocessor that manipulates numbers more quickly than the basic microprocessor circuitry.
  • FPV drone (first-person view drone) - An FPV drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with a camera that wirelessly transmits video feed to goggles, a headset, a mobile device or another display.
  • FQA - FQA (frequently questioned answers) are conventions or mandates scrutinized by individuals or groups who doubt their validity.
  • FQA (frequently questioned answers) - FQA (frequently questioned answers) are conventions or mandates scrutinized by individuals or groups who doubt their validity.
  • FQDN - A fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) is that portion of an Internet Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that fully identifies the server program that an Internet request is addressed to.
  • fr - Radio frequency (RF) is a measurement representing the oscillation rate of electromagnetic radiation spectrum, or electromagnetic radio waves, from frequencies ranging from 300 GHz to as low as 9 kHz.
  • fractal - Fractals are non-regular geometric shapes that have the same degree of non-regularity on all scales.
  • fractional CIO - A fractional CIO is a high-level consultant who specializes in aligning information technology (IT) with business goals.
  • fractional T-1 - A fractional T1 or T3 line is a T1 or T3 digital phone line in the North American T-carrier system that is leased to a customer at a fraction of its data-carrying capacity and at a correspondingly lower cost.
  • FRAD - A FRAD (frame relay access device; also sometimes referred to as a frame relay assembler/dissembler) is a box that encapsulates (puts frame relay header and trailer information on) outgoing data packets and decapsulates (removes frame relay headers and trailers from) incoming packets.
  • fragment - In some operating system's file systems, a data file over a certain size is stored in several "chunks" or fragments rather than in a single contiguous sequence of bits in one place on the storage medium, a process that is called fragmentation.
  • FRAM - FRAM (ferroelectric RAM) is random access memory that combines the fast read and write access of dynamic RAM (DRAM) - the most common kind of personal computer memory - with the ability to retain data when power is turned off (as do other non-volatile memory devices such as ROM and flash memory).
  • frame - See frames for the use of multiple Web pages on a single display screen.
  • frame relay - Frame relay is an affordable way to transmit switched-packet data within LANs and WANs.
  • frame relay access device - A FRAD (frame relay access device; also sometimes referred to as a frame relay assembler/dissembler) is a box that encapsulates (puts frame relay header and trailer information on) outgoing data packets and decapsulates (removes frame relay headers and trailers from) incoming packets.
  • frame relay assembler - A FRAD (frame relay access device; also sometimes referred to as a frame relay assembler/dissembler) is a box that encapsulates (puts frame relay header and trailer information on) outgoing data packets and decapsulates (removes frame relay headers and trailers from) incoming packets.
  • frame relay dissembler - A FRAD (frame relay access device; also sometimes referred to as a frame relay assembler/dissembler) is a box that encapsulates (puts frame relay header and trailer information on) outgoing data packets and decapsulates (removes frame relay headers and trailers from) incoming packets.
  • frames (web site) - In creating a Web site, frames is the use of multiple, independently controllable sections on a Web presentation.
  • frames per second - FPS stand for frames per second, a measurement for how many unique consecutive images a camera can handle each second.
  • framework - In general, a framework is a real or conceptual structure intended to serve as a support or guide for the building of something that expands the structure into something useful.
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