Wordlist: Internet - List 3

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Vocabulary List : Learn New Vocabulary

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retrieve
 
to regain or get back something
 
encode
 
to convert plain text into code; to convert source information into another form
 
decode
 
to convert from an encrypted form to plain text; to figure out something difficult to interpret
 
activate
 
to put into action, to put to work; to turn on
 
deactivate
 
to make something inactive or no longer effective
 
interface
 
the point of interconnection between two systems or subsystems; the connection between a user and a machine
 
port
 
a logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred; a female connector of an electronic device, into which a cable's male connector can be inserted
 
update
 
to bring (a thing) up to date
 
upgrade
 
an improved component or replacement item, usually applied to technology
 
hit
 
a measured visit to a web site, a request for a single file from a web server; the result(s) of a search of a computer system or, for example, the entire Internet using a search engine
 
graphics
 
the pictorial representation and manipulation of data; the process by which a computer displays data
 
image
 
an optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture
 
 
    • retrieve[ɹɪˈtriːv](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to regain or get back something
    • Example:
      • I could retrieve some of the files I thought I had deleted.
    • encode(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to convert plain text into code; to convert source information into another form
    • Example:
      • The text was encoded so nobody else could read it.
      • Antonym(s):
        decode
    • decode(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to convert from an encrypted form to plain text; to figure out something difficult to interpret
    • Example:
      • The cryptographer decoded the secret message and sent the result to the officer.
      • Antonym(s):
        encode
    • activate(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to put into action, to put to work; to turn on
    • Example:
      • He activated his account yesterday.
      • Antonym(s):
        deactivate
    • deactivate(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to make something inactive or no longer effective
    • Example:
      • After he left the company, they deactivated his log in.
    • interface, interfaces[ˈɪntɚˌfeɪs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the point of interconnection between two systems or subsystems; the connection between a user and a machine
    • Example:
      • The data is sent over the air interface to the remote system.
    • port, ports[poʊɹt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred; a female connector of an electronic device, into which a cable's male connector can be inserted
    • Example:
      • The latest port of the database software is the worst since weˈve made the changeover.
    • update[ˈʌpdeɪt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to bring (a thing) up to date
    • Example:
      • I need to update my records to take account of the most recent transaction.
    • upgrade, upgrades[ˈʌpɡɹeɪd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an improved component or replacement item, usually applied to technology
    • Example:
      • Do you already have the upgrade we are supposed to download?
    • hit, hits[hɪt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a measured visit to a web site, a request for a single file from a web server; the result(s) of a search of a computer system or, for example, the entire Internet using a search engine
    • Example:
      • My site received twice as many hits after being listed in a search engine.
    • graphics[ˈgræfɪks](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • the pictorial representation and manipulation of data; the process by which a computer displays data
    • Example:
      • He is working in the graphics department of an internet firm.
    • image, images(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture
    • Example:
      • You can insert different images into your text.
      • Synonym(s):
        picture
 

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        hit
        a measured visit to a web site, a request for a single file from a web server; the result(s) of a search of a computer system or, for example, the entire Internet using a search engine
        graphics
        the pictorial representation and manipulation of data; the process by which a computer displays data
        interface
        the point of interconnection between two systems or subsystems; the connection between a user and a machine
        retrieve
        to regain or get back something
        port
        a logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred; a female connector of an electronic device, into which a cable's male connector can be inserted
        deactivate
        to make something inactive or no longer effective
        decode
        to convert from an encrypted form to plain text; to figure out something difficult to interpret
        upgrade
        an improved component or replacement item, usually applied to technology
        image
        an optical or other representation of a real object; a graphic; a picture
        update
        to bring (a thing) up to date
        encode
        to convert plain text into code; to convert source information into another form
        activate
        to put into action, to put to work; to turn on
         
         
         
         

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