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Techy Terms - Computer Graphics

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dalryschool's version from 2015-12-11 13:40

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On this page you will learn some techy terms for Computer Graphics. Good luck!

Techy Abbreviations (A-E)

 

Question Answer
APPApplication
CEOPChild Exploitation and Online Protection
CPUCentral Processing Unit
DVDDigital Versatile Disc
DVD-RDigital Versatile Disc Recordable
EMAILElectronic Mail
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Meanings of Techy Abbreviations (A-E)

 

Question Answer
APPName given to a piece of software that runs on a computer of mobile phone
CEOPProtection unit set up by UK police to keep children safe while online
CPUDevice that completes the processing of data
DVDOptical device used to store data
DVD-ROptical device used to write data to
EMAILElectronic sending of text, images and files from one computer to another
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Techy Abbreviations (F-H)

 

Question Answer
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
GBGigabyte
GPUGraphical Processing Unit
GUIGraphical Unser Interface
HDDHard Disc Drive
HIDHuman Interface Device
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Meanings of Techy Abbreviations (F-H)

 

Question Answer
FTPMethod used to send large files securely from one computer to another via a network
GB1024 megabytes
GPUSpecial processor that does graphical calculations very quickly
GUIImages used on screen to make using computer easier
HDDBacking storage device that uses moving discs and magnetic fields to read and write data
HIDInput device that allows humans to direct control over computer
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Techy Abbreviations (K-R)

 

Question Answer
KBKilobyte
MBMegabyte
RAMRandom Access Memory
RSIRepetitive Strain Injury
ROMRead Only Memory
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Meanings of Techy Abbreviations (K-R)

 

Question Answer
KB1024 bytes
MB1024 kilobytes
RAMMemory the computer needs when running software
RSIInjury that occurs when repeatedly making same motion
ROMHardware device that stores code items permanently
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Techy Abbreviations (S-V)

 

Question Answer
SSDSolid State Drives
TBTerabyte
USBUniversal Serial Bus
VDUVisual Display Unit
VRAMVideo Random Access Memory
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Meanings of Techy Abbreviations (S-V)

 

Question Answer
SSDBacking storage device that reads and writes data to a memory chip
TB1024 gigabytes
USBAn industry standard communication port
VDUMonitor or screen used to show data
VRAMFast type of memory used on graphics cards
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