Wordlist: Computer - List 3

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Vocabulary List : Learn New Vocabulary

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printer
 
a device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper
 
inkjet printer
 
a device for the printing of documents which operates by propelling tiny droplets of liquid ink onto paper
 
laser printer
 
a computer printer that uses a laser beam to produce an image on a rotating drum before transferring it to paper
 
print
 
to copy something onto a surface, especially by machine
 
offline
 
describes a system which is, at the moment, not connected (generally electrically) to a larger network
 
online
 
describes a system which is connected (generally electrically) to a larger network; connected to the internet
 
floppy disk
 
a removable disk used for storing digital data, measuring between 2 and 8 inches diagonally and storing between 80 KB and 240 MB
 
drive
 
an apparatus for reading and writing data to or from a mass storage device such as a disk
 
disk drive
 
a computer drive that reads a computer storage medium the shape of a disk
 
DVD drive
 
a computer drive that reads DVDs
 
DVD burner
 
a device that lets you permanently record (burn) information onto a DVD
 
CD-ROM
 
a disk-shaped storage medium which has less storage than a DVD
 
hard disk
 
one of a series of parallel magnetic recording disks in a drive unit, used for the recording and retrieval of digital information
 
file
 
an aggregation of data on a storage device, identified by a name
 
create a file
 
 
open
 
to load into memory for viewing or editing
 
close
 
to terminate a computer programme or a window or file thereof
 
exit
 
to leave a programme or a file
 
 
  • printer
    • printer, printers['prɪntə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper
    • Example:
      • May I use your printer?
    • inkjet printer, inkjet printers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device for the printing of documents which operates by propelling tiny droplets of liquid ink onto paper
    • Example:
      • She's just bought a new inkjet printer.
    • laser printer, laser printers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a computer printer that uses a laser beam to produce an image on a rotating drum before transferring it to paper
    • Example:
      • Do you have an inkjet or a laser printer?
  • print
    • print[prɪnt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to copy something onto a surface, especially by machine
    • Example:
      • Print the draft double-spaced so we can mark changes between the lines.
    • offline['ɒflaɪn](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • describes a system which is, at the moment, not connected (generally electrically) to a larger network
    • Example:
      • I printed the web pages so I could read them later when I was offline.
      • Antonym(s):
        online
  • online
    • online['ɒnlaɪn](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • describes a system which is connected (generally electrically) to a larger network; connected to the internet
    • Example:
      • I prefer to read the online newspapers.
      • Antonym(s):
        offline
  • floppy disk
    • floppy disk, floppy disks(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a removable disk used for storing digital data, measuring between 2 and 8 inches diagonally and storing between 80 KB and 240 MB
    • Example:
      • I don't use floppy disks anymore.
      • Synonym(s):
        diskette
    • drive, drives[draɪv](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an apparatus for reading and writing data to or from a mass storage device such as a disk
    • Example:
      • Put the disk into the drive, please.
  • disk drive
    • disk drive, disk drives(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a computer drive that reads a computer storage medium the shape of a disk
    • Example:
      • The computer doesn't have a disk drive.
    • DVD drive, DVD drives(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a computer drive that reads DVDs
    • Example:
      • Does your computer have a DVD drive?
    • DVD burner, DVD burners(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device that lets you permanently record (burn) information onto a DVD
    • Example:
      • The DVD burner doesn't work.
  • CD-ROM
    • CD-ROM, CD-ROMs(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a disk-shaped storage medium which has less storage than a DVD
    • Example:
      • The new programme is on the CD-ROM.
  • hard disk
    • hard disk, hard disks(noun)
    • Definition:
      • one of a series of parallel magnetic recording disks in a drive unit, used for the recording and retrieval of digital information
    • Example:
      • The pictures are stored on the hard disk.
    • file, files[faɪl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an aggregation of data on a storage device, identified by a name
    • Example:
      • There are many files in this folder.
    • create a file(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • The file was created two days ago.
    • open[ˈəʊ.pən](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to load into memory for viewing or editing
    • Example:
      • I've just opened the file.
      • Antonym(s):
        close
    • close[kləʊz](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to terminate a computer programme or a window or file thereof
    • Example:
      • The window was automatically closed.
      • Synonym(s):
        close out, exit
      • Antonym(s):
        open, start
    • exit['ɛksɪt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to leave a programme or a file
    • Example:
      • After you've logged out, you need to exit the programme.
 

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printer
print
offline
online
drive
file
open
close
exit
 
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        print
        print+2
        hard disk
        hard disk
        online
        online
        CD-ROM
        CD-ROM
        disk drive
        disk drive
        printer
        printer+1
         
         
         

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        file
        an aggregation of data on a storage device, identified by a name
        offline
        describes a system which is, at the moment, not connected (generally electrically) to a larger network
        inkjet printer
        a device for the printing of documents which operates by propelling tiny droplets of liquid ink onto paper
        exit
        to leave a programme or a file
        close
        to terminate a computer programme or a window or file thereof
        CD-ROM
        a disk-shaped storage medium which has less storage than a DVD
        laser printer
        a computer printer that uses a laser beam to produce an image on a rotating drum before transferring it to paper
        open
        to load into memory for viewing or editing
        printer
        a device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper
        create a file
        drive
        an apparatus for reading and writing data to or from a mass storage device such as a disk
        DVD drive
        a computer drive that reads DVDs
        hard disk
        one of a series of parallel magnetic recording disks in a drive unit, used for the recording and retrieval of digital information
        floppy disk
        a removable disk used for storing digital data, measuring between 2 and 8 inches diagonally and storing between 80 KB and 240 MB
        DVD burner
        a device that lets you permanently record (burn) information onto a DVD
         
         
         

        Definition and Image

         
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        online
        describes a system which is connected (generally electrically) to a larger network; connected to the internet
        disk drive
        a computer drive that reads a computer storage medium the shape of a disk
        printer+1
        a device, usually attached to a computer, used to print text or images onto paper
        CD-ROM
        a disk-shaped storage medium which has less storage than a DVD
        hard disk
        one of a series of parallel magnetic recording disks in a drive unit, used for the recording and retrieval of digital information
        print+2
        to copy something onto a surface, especially by machine
        floppy disk
        a removable disk used for storing digital data, measuring between 2 and 8 inches diagonally and storing between 80 KB and 240 MB
         
         
         
         

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