Wordlist: Internet - List 2

 

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    • attachment, attachments[əˈtæʧmənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a file sent along with an e-mail
    • Example:
      • The e-mail attachment could not be opened.
    • load[ləʊd](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to read data or a programme from a storage medium into computer memory; to transfer from a storage medium into computer memory
    • Example:
      • Click OK to load the selected data.
    • upload[ˈʌpləʊd](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to transfer data or files from a peripheral or subordinate system to a larger or more central one, especially from a personal computer to an Internet server
    • Example:
      • You will have to convert your photograph to a jpg format if you wish to upload it.
      • Antonym(s):
        download
  • download
    • download[ˌdaʊnˈləʊd](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to transfer (computer data, especially one or more files) from a remote computer (server) to a local computer, usually via a network
    • Example:
      • You can download a trial version of the programme for thirty days.
      • Antonym(s):
        upload
  • modem
    • modem, modems[ˈməʊdəm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device that encodes digital computer signals into analog telephone signals and vice versa and allows computers to communicate over a phone line
    • Example:
      • Our first internet connection worked via modem.
    • wireless[ˈwaɪələs](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • not having any wires; connecting via sending signals
    • Example:
      • Many people have a wireless internet connection in their homes.
    • flat rate, flat rates(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an amount of money paid by a user of something
    • Example:
      • Customers are expected to pay a flat rate of £15 monthly.
    • bit, bits[bɪt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the smallest unit of storage in a digital computer, consisting of a binary digit
    • Example:
      • There are several units of information which are defined as multiples of bits.
    • digitalise[ˈdɪʤətliz](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to make something digital
    • Example:
      • A few days ago, the secretary digitalised all the paperwork.
    • digital[ˈdɪʤətl](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • of or relating to computers; property of representing values as discrete numbers rather than a continuous spectrum
    • Example:
      • I didnˈt print the text, I only have it as digital.
      • Antonym(s):
        undigital
    • command, commands[kəˈmɑːnd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a directive to a computer programme acting as an interpreter of some kind, in order to perform a specific task
    • Example:
      • The programme cannot process your command.
    • network, networks[nɛtwɜːk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • multiple computers and other devices connected together to share information
    • Example:
      • The copy machine is connected to the network so it can now serve as a printer.
    • server, servers[ˈsɜː(r)və(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a computer or a programme which provides services to other programmes or users, either in the same computer or over a computer network
    • Example:
      • You can upload files to a public server so that other people can access them.
    • access, accesses[ˈæk.sɛs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • connection to or communication with a computer programme or to the Internet
    • Example:
      • How come you donˈt have internet access?
    • log in(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to gain access to a computer system, usually by providing a previously agreed upon username and password
    • Example:
      • I would like to log in to check my e-mail, but I can't remember my password.
      • Synonym(s):
        log on
      • Antonym(s):
        log off, log out
    • log out(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to exit an account in a computer system so that it doesn't recognise you until you log in again
    • Example:
      • Please, do not forget to log out after you finish your work.
    • password, passwords[ˈpaːswɜːd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a secret word used to gain admittance or to gain access to information; a string of characters used to log in to a computer or network, to access a level in a video game, etc.
    • Example:
      • Please enter your password.
    • compress[kəmˈprɛs](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to make digital information smaller by encoding it using fewer bits
    • Example:
      • You must compress your files before you can upload them.
      • Antonym(s):
        uncompress
 

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        load
        to read data or a programme from a storage medium into computer memory; to transfer from a storage medium into computer memory
        wireless
        not having any wires; connecting via sending signals
        password
        a secret word used to gain admittance or to gain access to information; a string of characters used to log in to a computer or network, to access a level in a video game, etc.
        log out
        to exit an account in a computer system so that it doesn't recognise you until you log in again
        bit
        the smallest unit of storage in a digital computer, consisting of a binary digit
        modem
        a device that encodes digital computer signals into analog telephone signals and vice versa and allows computers to communicate over a phone line
        log in
        to gain access to a computer system, usually by providing a previously agreed upon username and password
        access
        connection to or communication with a computer programme or to the Internet
        upload
        to transfer data or files from a peripheral or subordinate system to a larger or more central one, especially from a personal computer to an Internet server
        attachment
        a file sent along with an e-mail
        command
        a directive to a computer programme acting as an interpreter of some kind, in order to perform a specific task
        digital
        of or relating to computers; property of representing values as discrete numbers rather than a continuous spectrum
        digitalise
        to make something digital
        server
        a computer or a programme which provides services to other programmes or users, either in the same computer or over a computer network
        network
        multiple computers and other devices connected together to share information
         
         
         

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        download
        to transfer (computer data, especially one or more files) from a remote computer (server) to a local computer, usually via a network
         
         
         
         
         

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