6th Grade Computer Vocab Part 2
The main page of a Web site. Typically, the ____ ____ serves as an index or table of contents to other documents stored at the site.
Turned on and connected
The unauthorized copying of software
To transmit data from a computer to a bulletin board service, mainframe, or network.
A program or piece of code that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and runs against your wishes.
A U.S. legal term for uses of content that are considered valid defenses to copyright infringement, such as for criticism or educational purposes.
network interface card
Often abbreviated as NIC, an expansion board you insert into a computer so the computer can be connected to a network.
Also called a CD-ROM drive, a device that can read information from a CD-ROM.
A type of printer that works by spraying ionized ink at a sheet of paper.
A type of printer that utilizes a laser beam to produce an image on a drum. The light of the laser alters the electrical charge on the drum wherever it hits. The drum is then rolled through a reservoir of toner, which is picked up by the charged portions of the drum.
A special type of ink used by copy machines and laser printers. Toner consists of a dry, powdery substance that is electrically charged so that it adheres to a drum, plate, or piece of paper charged with the opposite polarity.
USB flash drive or Jump Drive
A small, portable flash memory card that plugs into a computer’s USB port and functions as a portable hard drive.