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relating to a system of mutually linked devices or systems

interconnected a.

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[C] a shared boundary or common point for interaction between hardware and hard-ware or between a human and a computer

interface n.

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[C] any set of actions that attempt to undermine the integrity, confidentiality or availability of a resource.

intrusion n.

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[C] a part of TCP/IP, which is used to route a data packet from its source to its destination over the Internet

Internet Protocol (IP) n.

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[C] the essential part of a program or operating system that performs the basic functions

kernel n.

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to access a computer system, often by means of a password

log in (also on) v.

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to perform the routine to finish using a computer system

log off (also out) v.

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relating to a basic level of development of a device, usually implying a cheap price

low-end a.

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[C] a type of card which stores data by modifying the magnetism on a band of magnetic material.

magnetic stripe card n.

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[C] a large and powerful computer that can support hundreds, or even thousands, of users at the same time

mainframe n.

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[C] a language that has codes for indicat¬ing the layout and styling of a file, such as ita-lics, paragraphs, insertion of graphics

markup language n.

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- [C] a web page made by mixing and matching content from other sources
- to automatically mix and match content from other sources on one’s web page

mash-up n, mash up v.

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[C] application software for playing multimedia files, including both audio and video files

media player n.

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[C] he working space used by the com¬puter to hold the program that is currently running, along with the data it needs

memory n.

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[C] a removable device with a flash memory card format

memory stick n.

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to combine two files in such a way that the resulting file has the same organization as the two original files

merge v.

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extremely small

micro prefix

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a device for transmitting data over a telephone line, which converts analogue signals to digital signals and vice versa

modem n.

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[C] the main circuit board that everything plugs into and that contains the CPU, the busses, memory sockets, etc.

motherboard n.

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many or much, more than one

multi prefix

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indicating extreme smallness: one billionth part of a unit

nano prefix

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related to the Internet

net suffix

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[U] the rules of correct or polite behaviour for the Internet, especially in forums and chatrooms

netiquette n.

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[C] someone who uses the Internet frequently and in a responsible way

netizen n.

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[C] a group of interconnected computers, including the hardware and software used to connect them

network n.