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  • sonar - Sonar is an acronym (like radar, now spelled with all lower-case letters) for sound navigation and ranging.
  • sonar (sound navigation and ranging) - Sonar is an acronym (like radar, now spelled with all lower-case letters) for sound navigation and ranging.
  • SONET - Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) is a standard for synchronous data transmission on optical fibers.
  • Sony Philips Digital Interface - S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) is a standard audio transfer file format.
  • Sony/Philips Digital Interface - S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) is a standard audio transfer file format.
  • SOP - The Same Origin Policy (SOP), also called Single Origin Policy, is a security measure used in Web browser programming languages such as JavaScript and Ajax to protect the confidentiality and integrity of information.
  • SOPA and PIPA - The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), also known as House Bill 3261, is legislation introduced in the United States House of Representatives to enforce current laws that make stealing intellectual property and trafficking in counterfeit goods illegal.
  • sorting algorithm - A sorting algorithm is a method for reorganizing a large number of items into a specific order, such as alphabetical, highest-to-lowest value or shortest-to-longest distance.
  • SoS - System of systems (SoS)  is a way to view multiple, small independent systems in context as part of a larger, more complex system.
  • sound beam - Directional sound is a technology that concentrates acoustic energy into a narrow beam so that it can be projected to a discrete area, much as a laser focuses light.
  • sound card - A sound card (also referred to as an audio card) is a peripheral device that attaches to the ISA or PCI slot on a motherboard to enable the computer to input, process, and deliver sound.
  • sound designer 2 - SDII (Sound Designer II, sometimes seen abbreviated as SD2) is a monophonic/stereophonic audio file format, originally developed by Digidesign for their Macintosh -based recording/editing products.
  • Sound Designer II - SDII (Sound Designer II, sometimes seen abbreviated as SD2) is a monophonic/stereophonic audio file format, originally developed by Digidesign for their Macintosh-based recording/editing products.
  • Sound designer II - SDII (Sound Designer II, sometimes seen abbreviated as SD2) is a monophonic/stereophonic audio file format, originally developed by Digidesign for their Macintosh -based recording/editing products.
  • sound navigation and ranging - Sonar is an acronym (like radar, now spelled with all lower-case letters) for sound navigation and ranging.
  • sound wave - A sound wave is the pattern of disturbance caused by the movement of energy traveling through a medium (such as air, water, or any other liquid or solid matter) as it propagates away from the source of the sound.
  • source code - Source code is the fundamental component of a computer program that is created by a programmer.
  • source code analysis - Source code analysis is the automated testing of source code for the purpose of debugging a computer program or application before it is distributed or sold.
  • source data - Raw data (sometimes called source data, atomic data or primary data) is data that has not been processed for use.
  • source deduplication - Source deduplication is the removal of redundancies from data before transmission to the backup target.
  • Source Quench Introduced Delay - Also see SQUID, a UNIX-based program for caching Web pages and other Internet content closer to the user.
  • Source route transparent bridging - Source-route transparent (SRT) bridging is a bridging scheme developed by IBM that combines source-route bridging (SRB) and transparent bridging in the same network.
  • Source-route transparent bridging - Source-route transparent (SRT) bridging is a bridging scheme developed by IBM that combines source-route bridging (SRB) and transparent bridging in the same network.
  • Southbridge - Southbridge is an Intel chipset that manages the basic forms of input/output (I/O) such as Universal Serial Bus (USB), serial, audio, Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE), and Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) I/O in a computer.
  • SOW - A statement of work (SOW), in project management, is a document in which a contracting officer or chief procurement officer (CPO) specifies the objectives and deliverables for a particular project or service contract.
  • SOX - The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is a federal law that established sweeping auditing and financial regulations for public companies.
  • SOX Section 404 - SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) mandates that all publicly-traded companies must establish internal controls and procedures for financial reporting.
  • SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) - SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) mandates that all publicly-traded companies must establish internal controls and procedures for financial reporting.
  • SP - A service pack is an orderable or downloadable update to a customer's software that fixes existing problems and, in some cases, delivers product enhancements.
  • SPAC - A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a corporation formed by private individuals to facilitate investment through an initial public offering (IPO).
  • space - In mathematics, space is an unbounded continuum (unbroken set of points) in which exactly three numerical coordinates are necessary to uniquely define the location of any particular point.
  • Space Communications Protocol Specifications (SCPS) - Space Communications Protocol Specifications (SCPS) are designed to improve communications reliability, error checking, efficiency and performance in ground, manned craft and satellite inter-communications.
  • Space Force (United States Space Force) - Space Force is a proposed branch of the United States Armed Forces.
  • Space Launch System (SLS) - The Space Launch System (SLS) is an aerospace launch vehicle designed to carry crews and cargo on deep-space missions onboard NASA's Orion spacecraft.
  • spacer GIF - A transparent GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is an image file that has one color assigned to be "transparent" so that the assigned color will be replaced by the browser's background color, whatever it may be.
  • SpaceX - Space Exploration Technologies Corp.
  • spaghetti diagram - A spaghetti diagram is a graphic representation of the flow of some entity, such as a person, a product or a piece of information, as it goes through some process.
  • spam blog - A splog (spam blog) is a fake blog created solely to promote affiliated Web sites, with the intent of skewing search results and artificially boosting traffic.
  • spam cocktail - A spam cocktail (or anti-spam cocktail) is the use of several different technologies in combination to successfully identify and minimize spam.
  • spam confidence level - Spam confidence level (SCL) is a numerical value indicating the likelihood that an incoming email message is spam.
  • spam confidence level (SCL) - Spam confidence level (SCL) is a numerical value indicating the likelihood that an incoming email message is spam.
  • spam filter - A spam filter is a program that is used to detect unsolicited and unwanted email and prevent those messages from getting to a user's inbox.
  • spam for life - S4L is an online chat acronyms for "spam for life," the possible result of subscribing to an online service or becoming anyone's customer or client.
  • spam kit - A phishing kit is a collection of tools assembled to make it easier for people with little technical skill to launch a phishing exploit.
  • spam over Internet telephony - SPIT (spam over Internet telephony), sometimes known as vam (voice or VoIP spam), is unsolicited bulk messages broadcast over VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) to phones connected to the Internet.
  • spam ping - A sping (for spam ping) is a ping sent from a splog (spam blog) to make recipients think content of interest has been updated although that may not be the case.
  • spam trap - A spam trap is an email address that is used to identify and monitor spam email.
  • spambot - A spambot is a program designed to collect, or harvest, e-mail addresses from the Internet in order to build mailing lists for sending unsolicited e-mail, also known as spam.
  • Spamhaus Project - A spamhaus (haus is the German word for house) is an Internet service provider (ISP) or other business that allows the distribution of unsolicited commercial e-mail (UCE).
  • spanning tree protocol - Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) is a Layer 2 network protocol used to prevent looping within a network topology.
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) - Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) is a Layer 2 network protocol used to prevent looping within a network topology.
  • SPARC (Scalable Processor Architecture)  - SPARC (Scalable Processor Architecture) is a 32- and 64-bit microprocessor architecture from Sun Microsystems that is based on reduced instruction set computing (RISC).
  • SPARC� - SPARC (Scalable Processor Architecture) is a 32- and 64-bit microprocessor architecture from Sun Microsystems that is based on reduced instruction set computing (RISC).
  • Sparkle - Expression Interactive Designer is Microsoft's new tool for adding 3D images and multimedia content to an application's user interface, or UI.
  • sparkline - A sparkline is a small embedded line graph that illustrates a single trend.
  • SPARQL - SPARQL is a declarative programming language and protocol used for analytics by graph databases.
  • sparsity and density - Sparsity and density are terms used to describe the percentage of cells in a database table that are not populated and populated, respectively.
  • spatial data - Spatial data is any type of data that directly or indirectly references a specific geographical area or location.
  • spatial division multiple access - Also see frequency division multiple access (FDMA) and time division multiple access (TDMA).
  • spatial division multiple access (SDMA) - Also see frequency division multiple access (FDMA) and time division multiple access (TDMA).
  • spatial intelligence - Spatial intelligence is the concept of being able to successfully perceive and derive insight from visual data.
  • spatial sensing - Spatial sensing is the detection, measuring and analysis of an environment's space and objects in real-time for the purposes of mapping them.
  • SPD - When a computer is booted (started), serial presence detect (SPD) is information stored in anelectrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) chip on a synchronous dynamic random access memory (SDRAM) memory module that tells thebasic input/output system (BIOS) the module's size, data width, speed, and voltage.
  • SPDIF - S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) is a standard audio transfer file format.
  • spear phishing - Spear phishing is a malicious email spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking unauthorized access to sensitive information.
  • spear-phishing - Spear phishing is an email spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking unauthorized access to sensitive information.
  • spearphishing - Spear phishing is an email spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking unauthorized access to sensitive information.
  • SPEC - The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), originally known as the System Performance Evaluation Cooperative, is a consortium of leading computer hardware and software manufacturers that was founded in 1988 with the goal of defining, establishing, maintaining and endorsing benchmarks applicable to computer systems.
  • special effects - SFX, an abbreviation for special effects, is a software product that makes it easy to create certain kinds of hypertext links within a collection of information such as the description of a library collection.
  • Special Interest Group - The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), an international scientific and industrial computer society, carries on most of its activities through its members' SIGs (Special Interest Groups).
  • Special Interest Groups - The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), an international scientific and industrial computer society, carries on most of its activities through its members' SIGs (Special Interest Groups).
  • special purpose acquisition company - A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a corporation formed by private individuals to facilitate investment through an initial public offering (IPO).
  • special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) - A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a corporation formed by private individuals to facilitate investment through an initial public offering (IPO).
  • Specialized Mobile Radio - Also see Enhanced Specialized Mobile Radio (ESMR).
  • specific gravity - The term specific gravity, symbolized sp gr, refers to the ratio of the density of a solid or liquid to the density of water at 4 degrees Celsius.
  • specific volume - Specific volume is a property of materials, defined as the number of cubic meters occupied by one kilogram of a particular substance.
  • Specification and Description Language - SDL (Specification and Description Language) is a program design and implementation language that is used to build real-time event-driven systems that involve parallel processing.
  • specification by example (SBE) - Specification by example (SBE) is a user-driven contextual approach to defining software requirements.
  • spectrum - The electromagnetic radiation spectrum is the complete range of the wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation, beginning with the longest radio waves (including those in the audio range) and extending through visible light (a very small part of the spectrum) all the way to the extremely short gamma rays that are a product of radioactive atoms.
  • spectrum analyzer - A spectrum analyzer is a device that measures and displays signal amplitude (strength) as it varies by frequency within its frequency range (spectrum).
  • spectrum efficiency - Spectrum efficiency describes the amount of data transmitted over a given spectrum or bandwidth with minimum transmission errors.
  • speculation - Speculation (also known as speculative loading), is a process implemented in Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing (EPIC) processors and their compilers to reduce processor-memory exchanging bottlenecks or latency by putting all the data into memory in advance of an actual load instruction.
  • speculation (speculative loading) - Speculation (also known as speculative loading), is a process implemented in Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing (EPIC) processors and their compilers to reduce processor-memory exchanging bottlenecks or latency by putting all the data into memory in advance of an actual load instruction.
  • speculative execution - Speculative execution is an optimization technique in which a processor (CPU) performs a series of tasks before it is prompted to in order to have the information ready if it is required at any point.
  • speculative loading - Speculation (also known as speculative loading), is a process implemented in Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing (EPIC) processors and their compilers to reduce processor-memory exchanging bottlenecks or latency by putting all the data into memory in advance of an actual load instruction.
  • speculative risk - Speculative risk is a category of risk that can be taken on voluntarily and will either result in a profit or loss.
  • speech analytics - Speech analytics is the process of analyzing voice recordings or live customer calls to contact centers with speech recognition software to find useful information and provide quality assurance.
  • Speech Application Program Interface - SAPI (Speech Application Program Interface) is an application program interface (API) provided with the Microsoft Windows operating systemthat allows programmers to write programs that offer text-to-speech and speech recognitioncapabilities.
  • speech disfluency - A speech disfluency is any disruption in the flow of spoken language that is caused by the speaker.
  • speech recognition - Voice or speaker recognition is the ability of a machine or program to receive and interpret dictation or to understand and carry out spoken commands.
  • speech recognition - Speech recognition, or speech-to-text, is the ability of a machine or program to identify words spoken aloud and convert them into readable text.
  • speech synthesis - Speech synthesis is the computer-generated simulation of human speech.
  • speech technology - Speech technology is a type of computing technology that enables an electronic device to recognize, analyze and understand spoken word or audio.
  • speed of light - The speed of light in free space (that is, in a vacuum) is a constant that has been measured to considerable accuracy.
  • SPF - Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is an anti-spam approach in which the Internet domain of an e-mail sender can be authenticated for that sender, thereby discouraging spam mailers, who routinely disguise the origin of their e-mail, a practice known as e-mail spoofing.
  • SPI - In a computer, a serial peripheral interface (SPI) is an interface that enables the serial (one bit at a time) exchange of data between two devices, one called a master and the other called a slave.
  • SPI model - SPI is an acronym for the most common cloud computing service models, software as a service, platform as a service and infrastructure as a service.
  • SPI model - SPI is an acronym for the most common cloud computing service models, software as a service, platform as a service and infrastructure as a service.
  • SPICE - SPICE (Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination) is an international framework for assessment of software processes developed jointly by the ISO and the IEC.
  • SPID - A SPID (Service Profile Identifier) is a number assigned by a phone company to a terminal on an Integrated Services Digital Network B-channel.
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