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animation the process of preparing animated cartoons.
audio of, pertaining to, or employed in the transmission, reception, or reproduction of sound of or pertaining to frequencies or signals in the audible range.
blog a Web site containing the writer's or group of writers' own experiences, observations, opinions, etc., and often having images and links to other Web sites.
browser Also called Web browser. Digital Technology . a software program that allows the user to find and read encoded documents in a form suitable for display, especially such a program for use on the World Wide Web.
cable modem A type of modem that allows people to access the Internet via their cable television service.
chat room a branch of a computer network in which participants can engage in real-time discussions with one another (group chat)
DNS server domain name system
Domain name used as an Internet address to identify the location of particular Web pages
downloading to transfer (software, data, character sets, etc.) from a distant to a nearby computer, from a larger to a smaller computer, or from a computer to a peripheral device
DSL a technology that allows high-speed transmission of text, audio, and video, usually over standard telephone lines; a form of broadband transmission.
E-commerce business that is transacted by transferring data electronically, especially over the Internet.
emticons an abbreviation or icon used on a network, as IMHO for “in my humble opinion” or :‐), a sideways smile face, to indicate amusement.
FTP File Transfer Protocol: a software protocol for exchanging information between computers over a network.
homepage the initial page of a site on the World Wide Web.
internet a vast computer network linking smaller computer networks worldwide (usually preceded by the ). The Internet includes commercial, educational, governmental, and other networks, all of which use the same set of communications protocols.
IP address a code that identifies a computer network or a particular computer or other device on a network, consisting of four numbers separated by periods.
ISP Internet service provider: a company that offers access to the Internet and to e-mail, usually for a monthly fee.
link a unit in a communications system, as a radio relay station or a television booster station.
netiquette the rules of etiquette that apply when communicating over computer networks, especially the Internet.
plug-in adobe flash player
portal a Web site that functions as an entry point to the Internet, as by providing useful content and linking to various sites and features on the World Wide Web.
RSS Really Simple Syndication: an XML-based standard and format used to distribute recent news and other frequently updated content appearing on a Web site:
search engine a computer program that searches documents, especially on the World Wide Web, for a specified word or words and provides a list of documents in which they are found.
streaming Digital Technology . a technology for transferring data so that it can be received and processed in a steady stream: live streaming video.
uploading to transfer (software, data, character sets, etc.) from a smaller to a larger computer
URL Uniform Resource Locator: a protocol for specifying addresses on the Internet.
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Web 2.0 a second generation in the development of the World Wide Web, conceived as a combination of concepts, trends, and technologies that focus on user collaboration, sharing of user-generated content, and social networking.
Web browser Also called Web browser. Digital Technology . a software program that allows the user to find and read encoded documents in a form suitable for display, especially such a program for use on the World Wide Web.
Wi-fi a brand name certifying that a device or other product is compatible with a set of broadband wireless networking standards.
Wiki Web site that allows anyone to add, delete, or revise content by using a web browser.
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