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referring to the process of transferring data between two local devices, especially between a computer and a mobile device

sideload v.

2

[C] imitating a real phenomenon with a set of mathematical formulas; for example weather conditions or chemical reactions

simulation n.

3

[C] regular postal service mail, which is slower than electronic mail

snail mail n.

4

[C] the original form in which a computer program is written before it is translated into machine code

source code n.

5

- [U] the electronic equivalent of junk mail, often advertising material
- to send the same message to many different people over the Internet

spam n.

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[C] an application that is used to perform automatic calculations on changing data

spreadsheet n.

7

[C] a computer that works on its own without being part of a network

standalone n.

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[U] the process of placing, holding and retrieving data on a computer

storage n.

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- to play sound or video on your computer while it is being downloaded from the net
- the file played on your computer while it is being downloaded from the net

stream v., n.

10

[C] a pen-like pointing and writing device for the screens on handheld computers

stylus n.

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to navigate through cyberspace like a surfer riding the top of a wave

surf v.

12

to move a card with information stored on a magnetic stripe through a device to read this information

swipe v.

13

[U] harmonizing a single set of data between two or more devices, automa-tically copying changes back and forth

synchronization (also sync or synch) n.

14

[C] a device for entering drawings, sketches or handwriting into a computer by means of an LCD screen and a stylus

tablet n.

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- [C] an indication of command beginnings and endings or a file formatting command
- to mark a section of a file with a formatting command

tag n., v.

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relating to long distance

tele prefix

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a piece of equipment, consisting of at least a keyboard and a screen that joins a user to the central computer network

terminal n.

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[C] a miniature display on a computer screen which shows you what a larger picture will look

thumbnail n.

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[C] a small helper program that performs a specific non-routine task, such as adding a graphic

tool n.

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[C] a map or plan showing the arrangement and interlinking of computers in a network

topology n.

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to send data from one point to another by means of radio waves or along a transmission line

transmit v.

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[C] sending data from one point to another by means of radio waves or along a transmission line

transmission n.

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[C] a destructive program that masquerades as a benign application containing additional hidden code

trojan horse n.

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to isolate the source of a problem which is suspected to be hardware-related and fix it

troubleshoot v.

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trying to access a network or a computer without the official permission

unauthorized a.