Wordlist: Computer - List 4

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Vocabulary List : Learn New Vocabulary

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text file
 
a simple data file containing only plain, human-readable text, distinct from documents with embedded formatting or raw binary data
 
folder
 
a virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and other folders may be stored
 
copy
 
to produce an object identical to a given object
 
paste
 
to insert a piece of media (e.g. text, picture, audio, video, movie container etc.) previously copied or cut from somewhere else
 
save
 
to write a file to a disk or to the hard drive in order to keep it
 
store
 
the memory on a computer which holds files, programmes, etc.
 
storage capacity
 
the amount of GB which a store, eg. a hard drive, comprises
 
delete
 
to remove a file from the computer so it cannot be accessed anymore; to erase a text
 
drag and drop
 
 
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
 
back up
 
to copy (data) as a security measure
 
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
 
toolbar
 
a row of icons that are used to activate the functions of an application or operating system
 
click
 
to press and release a button on a computer mouse
 
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
 
 
    • 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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Games and Quiz : Have Fun With Vocabulary

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copy
paste
save
store
delete
backup
buffer
toolbar
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        click
        to press and release a button on a computer mouse
        paste
        to insert a piece of media (e.g. text, picture, audio, video, movie container etc.) previously copied or cut from somewhere else
        drag and drop
        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
        copy
        to produce an object identical to a given object
        toolbar
        a row of icons that are used to activate the functions of an application or operating system
        delete
        to remove a file from the computer so it cannot be accessed anymore; to erase a text
        store
        the memory on a computer which holds files, programmes, etc.
        storage capacity
        the amount of GB which a store, eg. a hard drive, comprises
        folder
        a virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and other folders may be stored
        back up
        to copy (data) as a security measure
        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
        text file
        a simple data file containing only plain, human-readable text, distinct from documents with embedded formatting or raw binary data
        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
        save
        to write a file to a disk or to the hard drive in order to keep it
         
         
         

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        click
        to press and release a button on a computer mouse
        copy+1
        to produce an object identical to a given object
         
         
         
         

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