Wordlist: Computer - List 4

 

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    • text file, text files(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a simple data file containing only plain, human-readable text, distinct from documents with embedded formatting or raw binary data
    • Example:
      • Do you remember in which folder I saved the text files?
    • folder, folders[ˈfəʊldə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and other folders may be stored
    • Example:
      • He explained to his brother how to create a new folder.
  • copy
    • copy[kɒpiː](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to produce an object identical to a given object
    • Example:
      • I need to copy the text files before I send them to you.
    • paste[peɪst](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to insert a piece of media (e.g. text, picture, audio, video, movie container etc.) previously copied or cut from somewhere else
    • Example:
      • Do you know the shortcuts for copy and paste?
    • save[seɪv](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to write a file to a disk or to the hard drive in order to keep it
    • Example:
      • She forgot to save the text file.
    • store, stores[stɔː(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the memory on a computer which holds files, programmes, etc.
    • Example:
      • The main store of 1000 36-bit words seemed large at the time.
      • Synonym(s):
        memory
    • storage capacity, storage capacities(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the amount of GB which a store, eg. a hard drive, comprises
    • Example:
      • The storage capacity of my current hard drive is not enough anymore.
    • delete[dəˈliːt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to remove a file from the computer so it cannot be accessed anymore; to erase a text
    • Example:
      • Did you really delete all your private files?
    • drag and drop(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • To put items into your shopping cart, drag and drop them.
    • backup, backups[ˈbækʌp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a copy of a file or record, stored separately from the original, that can be used to recover the original if it is destroyed or damaged
    • Example:
      • After the power failure, we had to restore the database from backup.
    • back up(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to copy (data) as a security measure
    • Example:
      • Did you back up your paper?
    • buffer, buffers[ˈbʌfə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a portion of memory set aside to store data, often before it is sent to an external device or as it is received from an external device
    • Example:
      • How much buffer does the memory have?
    • toolbar, toolbars[ˈtuːlbɑː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a row of icons that are used to activate the functions of an application or operating system
    • Example:
      • The toolbar is quite confusing with all its different icons.
  • click
    • click[ˈklɪk](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to press and release a button on a computer mouse
    • Example:
      • Click here to go to the next page.
    • double-click(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to push the button on a mouse twice in quick succession in order to perform different tasks that would be performed from a single-click or triple-click
    • Example:
      • Double-click on the icon to start the programme.
 

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        store
        the memory on a computer which holds files, programmes, etc.
        buffer
        a portion of memory set aside to store data, often before it is sent to an external device or as it is received from an external device
        back up
        to copy (data) as a security measure
        toolbar
        a row of icons that are used to activate the functions of an application or operating system
        drag and drop
        text file
        a simple data file containing only plain, human-readable text, distinct from documents with embedded formatting or raw binary data
        delete
        to remove a file from the computer so it cannot be accessed anymore; to erase a text
        copy
        to produce an object identical to a given object
        folder
        a virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and other folders may be stored
        backup
        a copy of a file or record, stored separately from the original, that can be used to recover the original if it is destroyed or damaged
        double-click
        to push the button on a mouse twice in quick succession in order to perform different tasks that would be performed from a single-click or triple-click
        storage capacity
        the amount of GB which a store, eg. a hard drive, comprises
        save
        to write a file to a disk or to the hard drive in order to keep it
        paste
        to insert a piece of media (e.g. text, picture, audio, video, movie container etc.) previously copied or cut from somewhere else
        click
        to press and release a button on a computer mouse
         
         
         

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