Commonly Used Computer Terms
As we started the initiative, we will publish all articles mentioned in UGC NET Syllabus point wise in detail with a set of questions. Every topic will be covered in a detailed manner that will give you a detailed insight into the topic. Today's topic: ICT: General abbreviations and terminology for UGC NET Exam (Part - I).
Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
|It is an industry determination for the productive treatment of intensity utilization in work area and mobile computers.|
|2||ANSI||American National Standards Institute||It is a powerful industry association of USA, promoting Programming language standards.|
|3||ASCII||American Standard Code for Information Interchange||This is a seven/eight-bit code widely used in computers for the transfer of data.|
|4||CD-ROM||Compact Disk-Read Only Memory||This is a permanent storage device used to store large quantities of information that need not be changed.|
|Color Graphics Adapter||Low-resolution screen (640 x 200 pixels) with colour capability.|
Cascading Style Sheets
|CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheet. It is a mechanism of adding style to a web document.|
Domain Name System
Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical and decentralized naming system for computers or any other services connected through internet.
Disk Operating System
|It is a single-user operating system.|
Digital Versatile Disc/Digital Video Disc
Electronic Data Processing
Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
|A type of ROM that can be programmed or reprogrammed usually by exposing a normally covered sector to UV-Light.|
|12||HTML||HyperText Markup Language||A markup or structuring language used to describe Web and Intranet documents. It is used to define structure, appearance and placement of HTML elements including, fonts, graphics, text, hypertext links to other sites and many more details.|
Integrated Development Environment
|14||LAN||Local Area Network||A system of PCs that are located relatively near to each other and connected by wire so that individual users can cooperatively process information and share resources.|
Light Emitting Diode
|An electronic device that lights up when electricity is passed through it.|
Million Instructions Per Seconds
|A unit for measuring the speed of a computer.|
Massive Open Online Course
|MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course. It is an online course that aims at unlimited participation and access through the internet or the web.|
Small Computer System Interface
|A standard for connecting a hard drive to a computer.|
|19||TCP/IP||Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol||It is a set of communication protocols that encompass media access, packet transport, session communications, file transfer, e-mail, and terminal emulation. TCP/IP is supported by a large number of H/W and S/W vendors and is available on many computer systems, from PCs to mainframes.|
|20||UPS||Uninterruptible Power Supply||It is a power supply that includes a battery to maintain power in the event of a power cut for several minutes to some hours.|
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