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INTRANET a computer network with restricted access
PDF portable document format
URL Uniform Resource Locator
Fire wall an integrated collection of security measures designed to prevent unauthorized electronic access to a networked computer system
Giga Byte is a unit of measurement in computers of one thousand million bytes (the same as one billion bytes in the short scale usage).
GIF a standard compressed file format used for pictures
TIFF graphics can be any resolution, and they can be black and white, gray-scaled, or color.
JPEG JPEG is a lossy compression technique for color images
HTML HyperText Markup Language, the authoring language used to create documents on the World Wide Web
HTTP hypertext transfer protocol: the standard protocol for transferring hypertext documents on the world Wide web
BANDWICH the amount of data that can be carried from one point to another in a given time period (usually a second).
Bulletin Board System A computer and associated software which typically provides an electronic message database where people can log in and leave messages
Blog web site containing the writer's or group of writers' own experiences
broadband of, pertaining to, or responsive to a continuous, wide range of frequencies
byte adjacent bits, usually eight, processed by a computer as a unit.
Common GATWAY INTERFACE defines how web server software can delegate the generation of web pages to a text-based application
Cyberspace all of the data stored in a large computer or network represented as a three-dimensional model through which a virtual-reality user can move
Domain Name name owned by a person or organization and consisting of an alphabetical or alphanumeric sequence followed by a suffix indicating the top-level domain: used as an internet address to identify the location of particular web pages
Down Load 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 digital subscriber line: a technology that allows high-speed transmission of text
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