Brittany Rae Richerson
A is for Adapter
Adapter (noun) - a device for connecting pieces of equipment that cannot be connected directly.
We have a wireless adapter in my home.
B is for Backup
Backup (noun) - the procedure for making extra copies of data in case the original is lost or damaged.
I have a backup on my phone so I won't lose anything.
C is for Cc
Cc (verb) - to send a copy of a business letter or an e-mail to someone in addition to the person addressed
Cc is normally seen when using your E-mail.
D is for Download
Download (verb) - copy (data) from one computer system to another or to a disk.
My mother likes to download BigFish games.
E is for Electricity
Electricity (noun) - a form of energy resulting from the existence of charged particles (such as electrons or protons), either statically as an accumulation of charge or dynamically as a current.
We use electricity in our every day lives.
F is for Firewall
Firewall (noun) - establishes a barrier between a trusted, secure internal network
All computers have firewalls to protect them.
G is for Google
Google (verb) - search for information about (someone or something) on the Internet using the search engine Google.
We use Google a lot more than we think.
H is for Hardware
Hardware (noun) - tools, machinery, and other durable equipment.
A computer is made up of hardware.
Iis for Import
Import (verb) - transfer (data) into a file or document.
I used to import pictures from my phone onto the computer.
J is for JPEG
JPEG (noun) - a format for compressing image files.
Most of the pictures on the computer is saved as JPEGs.
K is for Keyboard
Keyboard (noun) - a panel of keys that operate a computer or typewriter.
To make this document, I am using a keyboard.
L is for Linux
Linux (noun) - an open-source operating system modelled on UNIX.
I cannot type the words that express the way I feel about Linux.
M is for Monitor
Monitor (noun) - a device that displays signals on a computer screen.
I am really sick of looking at this monitor.
N is for Network
Network (verb) - link (machines, esp. computers) to operate interactively.
Just about everything on the Internet is on the network.
O is for Operating System
Operating System (noun) - the software that supports a computer's basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications, and controlling peripherals.
Our school uses Linux for their operating system.
P is for Pop-Up
Pop-Up (noun) - an unrequested browser window, esp. one generated for the purpose of advertising.
Pop-Ups are really annoying when using the Internet.
Q is for QuickTime
QuickTime (noun) – a computer application enabling users to download music from the internet, create and order playlists, etc
A lot of people don't know what QuickTime is used for.