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Unit 3

Internet A gigantic computer network that connects computers across the world
World Wide Web A way of accessing the huge collection of information, services, and web sites available through the internet
Web site A specific location on the web that contains a collection of related files and resources by a person, group, or organization
uniform resource locator A web site's own unique internet addess that no other web site can use
Internet service provider A company that sells you the internet, usually for a monthly fee
Web browser A software program that lets you surf the web and internet with web sites
electronic mail (e-mail) A communication sent from one person to another, or to many people, over the internet
netiquette The rules or manners used in electronic communications
spam Unwanted e-mail sent by an unknown person or business
firewall Hardware or software that protects a computer or network from intruders
home page The first web page an internet browser is set to access when opened
drill down To move from general infromation to more detialed infromation by exploring a series of folders, drop-down menus, or web pages
site map An index of the main pages in a web site, used to jump straight to a page without drilling down
bookmark A shortcut stored in your browser that takes you directly to a web page
favorites Internet Explorer's term for web site bookmarks
History A record kept by a browser of every web page visited in the past few days or weeks
Print Preview Allows you to view a page so you can see how it will look when it is printed
search engine A special kind of web site that lets you search for other web pages using keywords
Boolean search A search that uses keywords plus special symbols to find more exact results
Created by: AutumnHill