Computer terms 1-10

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Desktop micro-computer

Small computer made posible by the microprocessor.

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workstation

A high-end desktop computer with massive computing power which is less expensive than a minicomputer. Workstations are the most powerful of desktop computers.

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laptop

A flatscreen battery powered portable computer that you can rest on your lap.

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super computer

A super fast and super powerful and super expensive computer used for applications that demand max power.

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mainframe

Expensive,room sized computer, used mostly for large computing jobs. Large expensive computer capable of simutaneously processing data for numerous users.

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server

A computer especially designed to provide software and other resources to other computers over a network. A computer that has the purpose of supplying its users with data; usually through the use of LAN.

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handheld

A portable computer small enough to be tucked into a jacket pocket.

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bootprocess

Loading the non-ROM part of the operating system into memory.

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Input

Information taken in by a computer.

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Binary code

A choice of two values such as yes and no or zero and one.