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TERM TABLE
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TERM

DEFINITION In Your Own Words!!!

1. Computer

It is a programmable machine that responds


to a specific set of instructions in a proper
manner.

2. Desktop

It is something that stores and saves files


and folders which would be portrayed with
icons.

3. Icon

It is a picture that portrays an object or a


program.

4. Shortcut

This is something that would be placed on


the desktop so it is easier to access
documents or files which is difficult to find.

5. Taskbar

It is an application that lets you perform


tasks such as swapping between open
windows and starting up new applications.

6. Wallpaper

It is the monitor pattern or picture where the


icons or menus would be moved around.

7. Hardware

It refers to the objects in a computer which


can be physically touched.

8. Software

It is anything which can electronically be


stored.

9. CPU

It is referred to as the central processer, nut


its most commonly known as a processor.

10.

Modem

It is a combined device for both modulation


and demodulation.

11.

Peripheral

They are computer devices.

12.

Input Device

It is any type of machine that would send

information or data into a computer.


13.

Output Device

It is any machine that has the capability of


representing information from a computer.

14.

CD-RW

It is a digital optical storage format.

15.

DVD-R

It can only record data once and then it


would become permanent on the disc.

16.

Byte

It is a unit of storage which can hold only a


single character.

17.

RAM

It is a type of computer memory which can


be accessed randomly

18.

ROM

It is a computer memory that has all the data


pre-recorded.

19.

Word Processor

It is a complete computer system designed


to facilitate rapid and efficient manipulation
of text.

20.

Formatting

The process of how information has been


stored on the computer disk.

21.

Title bar

It is a horizontal bar at the top of a window.

22.

Menu Bar

It is a small part of the computer screen that


shows the name of available operations.

23.

Font

It is a section in Microsoft applications where


you would change styles or sizes of words.

24.
Portrait
Orientation

Lock/Unlock screen

25.
Landscape
Orientation

It is more wide than tall.

26.

Margins

It is the edge or the border of something.

27.

Indent

It is a gap in the beginning of a paragraph.

28.

Bullets

It is a small circle which is used to list things.

29.

Columns

It is a vertical division of a page or text.

30.

Justify

It is proof to be right or reasonable.

31.

Alignment

It is an arrangement in a straight line

32.
Desktop
Publishing

It is using a pc or work station to produce


high quality printing documents.

33.

Graphics

The products of things like graphic arts.

34.

Design Elements

It is something where a shape is defined as a


two or more dimensional area that stands
out from the space next to or around it due
to a defined or implied boundary, or because

of differences of value, color, or texture.


35.

Text Box

It is an on screen rectangular frame into


which you would type text.

36.

Text Art

It means art whose central communicative


idea would be viable with the use of text as
the primary component of art.

37.

Spreadsheet

It is an electronic document in which data is


arranged in the rows and columns of a given
grid.

38.

Worksheet

It is a sheet listing questions for students to


answer.

39.

Cell

It is an extremely small functional unit on


Excel.

40.

Row

It is a straight line of cells on Excel.

41.

Column

It is a vertical straight line on a page or text


or Excel.

42.

Cell Address

It is the location of a cell on Excel.

43.

Range

It is the area of variation between the upper


and lower limits on a particular scale.

44.

Label

Is a small piece of something which has


information on something.

45.

Value

Is the price or importance of an object.

46.

Formula

It is a mathematical relationship used with


symbols.

47.
Electronic
Presentation

It is a presentation which is electronically


powered.

48.

Slide

It is a page on Microsoft PowerPoint.

49.

Transition

Is the change from one state to another one.

50.
Animation
Scheme

They let you present visual effects in


PowerPoint.

51.
Internet Web
Browser

It is a software application where you can do


many things like search things.

52.

Hyperlink

It is a link from a hypertext file or a


document to another location or file.

53.

World Wide Web

It is an information system on the internet


that allows documents to be connected to
different documents with the use of
hypertext links.

54.

Search Engine

It is a program that searches for and


identifies items in a database that

correspond to keywords or characters


specified by its user.
55.

E-Mail

It is a place where you share documents,


files and receive them from other people.

56.

Netiquette

It is the correct or acceptable way of


communicating all over the internet.

57.

Emoticon

It is a representation of a facial expression.

58.

Domain Name

It is the part of a network address which


identifies it as belonging to a particular
domain.

59.

Web Surfing

It is when you navigate through the World


Wide Web.

60.

Ethics

The branch of knowledge which deals with


moral principles.

61.

Utilitarian View

It is a system of ethics according to which


the rightness or wrongness of an action
which should be judged by its consequences.

62.

Deontology View

It is the normative ethical position that


judges the morality of an action based on an
action based on the actions adherence to
rules.

63.

Piracy

The unauthorized use of reproduction of


anothers work.

64.

Copyright

It is when you the right to use somebodys


work with their permission.

65.

Patent

It is a government authority or license


conferring a right or title for a set period.

66.

Spam

It is irrelevant or inappropriate messages


sent at once.

67.

Virus

It is something that occurs when your pc or


any system is corrupted.

68.

Phishing

It is the activity of defrauding an online


account holder of financial information.

69.

Pharming

It is the fraudulent practice of directing


Internet users to a bogus website that would
mimic the appearance of a legitimate one.

70.

Ergonomics

The study of peoples efficiency in their


working environment.

71.

RSI

It is a technical momentum indicator that


compares the magnitude of recent gains to
recent losses from an attempt to determine

oversold conditions of an asset.


72.

MSI

It is an installer package file format used by


windows.

73.

CSR

It is a business approach that contributes to


sustainable development from delivering
economic, social and environmental benefits
for all stakeholders.

74.

E-Waste

It is the term used to describe old, end-of-life


or discarded appliances with the use of
electricity.