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ICT Glossary

Actuator

Algorithm

Analogue

Analysis of a System

Anti-Virus Software

Application Software

Applications of ICT

ASCII

ATM

Back Ache

Backup

Banking

Barcode

Barcode Scanner

Batch Processing

BCC

Bit

Bits per Second (bps)

Blind Carbon Copy (BCC)

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Blogging

Blu-Ray

Bluetooth

Booking Systems

Boolean

Bridge

Broadband

Bus Network

Byte

Cable

CAD

CAD/CAM

CAM

Carbon Copy (CC)

Cash Machine

CC

CD (inc. CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW)

Central Processing Unit (CPU)

Check Digit

Checkout

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Cheque

Chip and PIN

Command-Line Interface (CLI)

Communication

Computer Control

Computer Modelling

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

Computer-Aided Manufacture (CAM)

Control Systems

Copyright

CPU

Credit Card

CRT Monitor

Custom-Written Software

DAC

Data

Data Capture

Data Logging

Data Misuse

Data Protection Act

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Data Security

Data Type

Data Validation

Data Verification

Database

Designing a System

Desktop Computer

Desktop Publishing (DTP)

Digital

Digital Camera

Digital Projector

Digital to Analogue Converter (DAC)

Direct Changeover

Documentation

Dot-Matrix Printer

DTP

DVD (inc. DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW)

E-Commerce

E-Mail

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E-Mail Spam

Educational Use of ICT

Effects of ICT

EFT

EFTPOS

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale (EFTPOS)

Embedded Computer

Employment Effects of ICT

Encryption

Evaluation of a System

Expert System

External Hard Drive

Eye Strain

FAQ

Fax

Feasibility Report

Fibre-Optic Cable

File Server

Fingerprint Scanner

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Firewall

Flash Drive

Flash Memory

Flat File Database

Flat Screen Monitor

Flat-Bed Plotter

Flowchart

Foreign Key

Format Check

Fraud

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

GigaByte (GB)

GigaHertz (GHz)

Global Positioning System (GPS)

GPS

Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Graphics Tablet

GUI

Hacking

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Hard Disk

Hard Drive

Hardware

Health Effects of ICT

Heater

Home Working

Hub

Human-Computer Interface (HCI)

Implementation of a System

Information

Ink-Jet Printer

Input Device

Instant Messaging

Internet

Internet Safety

Internet Service Provider (ISP)

Internet Shopping

Internet Telephony

Intranet

ISBN

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ISP

Joystick

Key Field

Keyboard

KiloByte (KB)

Knowledge Base

LAN

Laptop Computer

Laser Printer

LCD Monitor

LED

Library Systems

Light Sensor

Lights

Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)

Local Area Network (LAN)

Logo

J
K

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Loudspeaker

Magnetic Disk

Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR)

Magnetic Storage Device

Magnetic Stripe

Magnetic Tape

Mail Server

Mainframe Computer

Malware

Media Uploading

Medical Use of ICT

MegaByte (MB)

MegaHertz (MHz)

Memory

Memory Stick

MICR

Microcomputer

Microphone

MIDI

Modelling

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Modem

Monitor

Motherboard

Motor

Mouse

Network

Network Building

Network Cable

Network Interface Card (NIC)

Network Security

Network Topology

NIC

Non-Volatile

Numeric Keypad

OCR

Off-the-Shelf Software

OMR

Online Booking System

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Online Processing

Operating System (OS)

Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Optical Disk

Optical Mark Recognition (OMR)

Optical Storage Device

OS

Output Device

Palmtop Computer

Parallel Running

Password

Payroll Processing

PDA

Peer-to-Peer Network

Personal Computer

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)

Personal Identification Number (PIN)

Pharming

Phased Implementation

Phishing

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Pilot Running

PIN

Pixel

Plotter

Pocket-PC

Point of Sale (POS)

Pointing Device

POS

Presence Check

Pressure Sensor

Primary Key

Printer

Privacy

Processor

Programming

Projector

Proxy Server

Questionnaire

QWERTY Keyboard

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RAM

Random Access

Random Access Memory (RAM)

Range Check

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

Real-Time Processing

Relational Database

Relationship

Relay

Remote Control

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

Requirements Specification

Researching a System

Ring Network

Robot Arm

ROM

Router

RSI

Safety Issues with ICT Use

Satellite

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Scanner

School Management System (SMS)

Search Engine

Security

Sensor

Sequential Access

Serial Access

Server

Simulation

Smart Card

Social Network

Social Web

Software

Software Piracy

Solid-State Storage Device

Spam

Speaker

Star Network

Stock Control

Storage Device

Supercomputer

Supermarket Use of ICT

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Switch

System Life Cycle

System Software

Systems Analysis

Table

Technical Document

Telephone Banking

Telephone, Mobile

Temperature Sensor

TeraByte (TB)

Test Data

Testing a System

Text Message (SMS)

TFT Monitor

Thermistor

Toner

Topology

Touch Screen

Touchpad

Trackerball

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Turtle Graphics

Types of Computer

Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC)

Universal Serial Bus (USB)

USB

USB Memory Stick

User Guide

User Interface

Utility Software

Validation

Verification

Video-Conferencing

Virus

Voice Over IP (VOIP)

Volatile Memory

WAN

Weather Forecasting

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Weather Monitoring

Web

Web 2.0

Webcam

Web Log

Wi-Fi

Wide Area Network (WAN)

Wiki

WIMP

Windows, Icons, Menus, Pointer (WIMP)

Wired Network

Wireless Access Point (WAP)

Wireless Network

Wireless Router

Workplace Use of ICT

World Wide Web (WWW)