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Unit 2 Vocabulary

Vocabulary Acquisition

TermDefinition
network a group or system of interconnected people or things
service perform routine maintenance or repair work on
Internet The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link several billion devices worldwide.
FTP The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network, such as the Internet.
Email messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network
Pop3 a protocol for receiving e-mail by downloading it to your computer from a mailbox on the server of an Internet service provider
IMAP is a protocol for e-mail retrieval and storage developed
SMTP is an Internet standard for electronic mail (e-mail) transmission
IRC Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an application layer protocol that facilitates transfer of messages in the form of text. The chat process works on a client/server model of networking
WWW World Wide Web, including, but not limited to, the following: Uniform Resource Identifier, which is a universal system for referencing resources on the Internet, such as hypertext documents and images.
Http hypertext transfer protocol: the standard protocol for transferring hypertext documents on the World Wide Web. Compare HTML.
ISP Internet service provider: a company that offers access to the Internet and to e-mail, usually for a monthly fee.
ICANN Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
TLD A top-level domain (TLD) is one of the domains at the highest level in the hierarchical Domain Name System of the Internet. The top-level domain names are installed in the root zone of the name space
DNS DNS is an abbreviation for Domain Name System, a system for naming computers and network services that is organized into a hierarchy of domains.
web brower A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.
web page a hypertext document connected to the World Wide Web
web site a location connected to the Internet that maintains one or more pages on the World Wide Web.
static web page A static web page (sometimes called a flat page/stationary page) is a web page that is delivered to the user exactly as stored, in contrast to dynamic web pages which are generated by a web application.
dynamic web page A dynamic web page is a web page that displays different content each time it's viewed. For example, the page may change with the time of day, the user that accesses the webpage, or the type of user interaction. There are two types of dynamic web pages.
hyperlink a link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen.
URL URL is an acronym for Uniform Resource Locator and is a reference (an address) to a resource on the Internet. A URL has two main components: Protocol identifier: For the URL , the protocol identifier is http .
cache a collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible place.
.com Part of the Internet address of many companies and organizations. It indicates that the site is commercial, as opposed to educational or governmental.
.net
.org Computer Definition. Pronounced dot org. Originally, the Internet generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) reserved exclusively for noncommercial (not-for-profit) organizations. The domain is now unrestricted.
.gov
.mil The definition of MIL is short for mother-in-law. An example of a MIL is your husband's mother. mil. a unit of length, equal to one thousandth (0.001) of an inch (0.0254 millimeter), used in measuring the diameter of wire, the thickness of coating.
.edu Computer Definition. Pronounced dot e-d-u. The Internet generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) reserved exclusively for accredited degree-granting educational institutions.This is an unsponsored domain. See also gTLD, Internet, and unsponsored domain
.co.uk the last part of an internet address that belongs to a British company
HTML Hypertext Markup Language, a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages.
styles designate with a particular name, description, or title.
W3C Short for World Wide Web Consortium, an international consortium of companies involved with the Internet and the Web
deprecated express disapproval of.
linear progressing from one stage to another in a single series of steps; sequential
hierarchical of the nature of a hierarchy; arranged in order of rank.
mesh an interlaced structure.
hybrid a thing made by combining two different elements; a mixture.
site layout (navigational map) a plan or sketch, as of an advertisement or a page of a newspaper or magazine, indicating the arrangement and relationship of the parts, as of type and artwork. Informal.
page layout is the part of graphic design that deals in the arrangement of visual elements on a page. It generally involves organisational principles of composition to achieve specific communication objectives.
storyboard a sequence of drawings, typically with some directions and dialogue, representing the shots planned for a movie or television production.
structure elements can be linear, surfaces or volumes. Linear elements: Rod - axial loads. Beam - axial and bending loads
doctype is an instruction that associates a particular SGML or XML document (for example, a webpage) with a document type definition (DTD) (for example, the formal definition of a particular version of HTML).
head a thing having the appearance of a head either in form or in relation to a whole, in particular.
title a name that describes someone's position or job.
comment a verbal or written remark expressing an opinion or reaction.
body give material form to something abstract
article a piece of writing included with others in a newspaper, magazine, or other publication.
aside a remark that is not directly related to the main topic of discussion
header a line of information placed at the top of a page for purposes of identification.
footer a line of information placed at the end of a page for purposes of identification.
nav the price of a share in a mutual fund, equal to the total value of the fund's securities divided by the number of shares outstanding.
section a distinct part or subdivision of a writing, as of a newspaper, legal code, chapter, etc.
block elements Block Elements is a Unicode block containing square block symbols of various fill and shading.
table an arrangement of words, numbers, or signs, or combinations of them, as in parallel columns, to exhibit a set of facts or relations in a definite, compact, and comprehensive form; a synopsis or scheme.
ul unordered list
ol ordered list
hl Heading size number 1
h6 heading size number 6
div defines a division or a section in an HTML document.
in line elements used as a container for text.
td defines a standard cell in an HTML table
li defines a list item.
attributes provide additional information about an element
style define style information for an HTML document
color specifies the default font color for the text in a document.
font-family specifies the font for an element.
text-align specifies the horizontal alignment of text in an element.
character Computer information (numbers, texts, and pictures) is stored as binary ones and zeros (01000101) in the electronics.
entity are variables used to define shortcuts to standard text or special characters.
meta is data (information) about d
keywords is a meta tag
descrition is a meta tag
rgb red green blue color value
background color changes the background color of a web page
parent-child selector allow you to select and manipulate HTML element(s).
siblings selector
pseudo-class
wildcard selector
class id
box model used when talking about design and layout.
padding the space between the element border and the element content.
border property specifies what kind of border to display.
margin properties define the space around elements.
GIF moving images
JPEG a set of standards and file format for compression of digital color images.
PNG An extensible file format for the lossless, portable, well-compressed storage of raster images.
a shorthand
notation describes the format of non-XML data within an XML document.
span is used to group inline-elements in a document.
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