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9th Grade Comp. Tech

All of my 9th grade year vocabulary (Updated frequently)

Transition The movement of a slide as it changes to the next slide.
Slide Layout The arrangement of placeholders on a slide for text, videos, pictures, charts, shapes, etc.
Animations Controls how objects move and the order they appear on a slide.
Slide Sorter Displays all slides in your presentation in a miniature form on one screen.
Network Two or more computers connected together to share resources.
LAN Local Area Network. A network that covers a small geographical area.
WAN Wide Area Network. A network that covers a large geographical area.
Web Browser An Application software program used to look at the internet, needed to view webpages. (Like Firefox)
Internet Global network connecting millions of computers.
World Wide Web (WWW) A Branch of the internet.
Internet Service Provider Provides internet access for a fee. (Like Comcast)
URL Stands for: Uniform Recourse Locator Definition: Website address (Like WWW.whms.com)
Hyperlinks Used to access a webpage.
Search Engine Looks for websites containing your keywords. (Like Google, or Bing)
Domain What group the website belongs to (.com, .net, .org, .edu, .gov, .mil)
Query To search for information
+ Search Operators - Use to narrow search results
Header A section of the document that appears in the top margin.
Clipboard Where items that have been copied or cut are stored before they are pasted.
Hanging Indent The 2nd of a bibliography reference is indented 1/2 inch
Template The structure and layout of the document has been designed for you.
(+) Selects the entire table
Database A large collection of information organized so it can easily be accessed, managed, and updated.
Table Where you SETUP the database to get ready to use it.
Form Where you ENTER info into the database, a
Query Searches for information in the datebase
Report DISPLAYS info from the database
Field A CATEGORY of info in a database
Record The set of info ON A ROW for one item in a database
Protect Computer Anti-virus software, firewall, update pro-grams.
Protect Identity Keep personal information private
Spam Unsolicited or Junk mail
Email Attachment A file sent with an email message
Ethics Principles that guide how we act
Copyright Law that protects the creators' original works.
Freeware Copyrighted software is free
Shareware Free trial period, to continue using it after the trial period payment must be made to the owner.
All rights reserved The user must follow the license agreement software and only install on 1 device.
Creative Commons Provides flexibility and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
Computer Hardware Parts of a computer you can touch: Keyboard, Monitor, Mouse, Video Card, Etc.
CPU Central Processing Unit. Processes program instructions.
RAM Random Access Memory. Hold program instructions temporarily. loses all data when power goes out.
Input Devices Hardware used to get information INTO the computer, ex. Keyboard, Mouse, Micro Phone, Scanner.
Output Devices Hardware used to get information OUT of the computer, ex Monitor, Printer, Speakers.
Bytes Order Byte, Kilobyte, Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte
Hertz Measures processing speed of the CPU
Multitask Being able to use more than one program at a time.
Operating System Software Controls Overall Function of the computer
Application Software Programs that preform various tasks; ex. Word, Excel.
Administrative Rights Have the ability to change system settings and control the rights of other users.
User Rights What you can do on an computer is limited and controlled by the administrator.
Created by: KassiCole