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Unit 7 Lesson 2

Network A computer network is a group of two or more computers that are linked together.
World Wide Web consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents
Client a computer or software application that requests services from a server located on the internet
SMTP/POP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and Post Office Protocol (POP) are sets of rules that govern the email servcies.
URL a Web page's unique address
Protocol a system of rules that govern the behavior of some system
Modem internal or external device that allows you to transmit data by converting analog signal to digital signal
Ethernet uses wires to connect computers
Host a computer that's connected directly to the Internet -- often a computer that provides certain services or resources.
LAN connects computers within a school or home
WAN connects devices over a broad geographic region
Server a computer connected to the Internet that provides some kind of service -- e.g., Google's Gmail service.
HTTP The HyperText Transfer Protocol is the set of rules that governs the WWW application.
HTML The HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is a language for formatting Web pages.
Router a device that transmits data between two different networks.
Internet Service Provider An Internet service provider (ISP) is a company that provides customers with Internet access.
Wifi A Wifi network uses radio waves to connect devices (computers, smart phones, printers).
Created by: mkoshy