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Ch 2 Vocabulary!

Access provider Business that provides individuals and companies access to the Internet free or for a fee.
Animation Appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images in sequence
Audio Music, speech, or any other sound
Blog Informal Web site consisting of time-stamped articles, in a journal format, usually listed in reverse chronological order
Browser Application software that allows users to access and view Web pages
Cable modem Allows access to high-speed Internet services through the cable television network
Chat room Location on an Internet server that permits users to chat with each other
DNS server Translates the domain name to its associated IP address so that data can be routed to the correct computer
Domain name Text version of an IP address
Downloading Computer receiving information from a server on the Internet
DSL Technology that provides high-speed Internet connections using regular copper telephone lines
E-commerce Business transaction that occurs over an electronic network
Emoticons Express emotion
FTP Internet standard that permits file uploading and downloading with other computers on the Internet
Home page First page that a website displays
Internet Worldwide collection of networks that links millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals
IP address Number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet
ISP Regional or national access provider
Link Built-in connection to another related Web page or part of a Web page
Netiquette Code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the Internet
Plug-in Program that extends the capability of a browser
Portal Web site that offers a variety of Internet services from a single, convenient location
RSS Specification that content aggregators use to distribute content to subscribers
Search engine Program that finds Web sites, Web pages, images, videos, news, and other information
Streaming Process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow
Uploading Process of transferring documents, graphics, and other objects from a computer to the Internet
URL Unique address for a Web page
VoIP Technology that allows users to speak to another user over the Internet
Web 2.0 Term used to refer to Web sites that allow users to modify Web site content, provide a means for users to share personal information, and have application software built into the site for visitors to use
Web browser Application software that allows users to access and view Web pages
Wi-fi Network uses radio signals to provide Internet connections to wireless computers and devices
Wiki Collaborative Web site that allows users to create, modify, or delete the Web site content via their Web browser
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