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a storage device and the instant delivery begins.
Accumulator register (A): A register, which holds the initial data to be operated
upon, the intermediate results, and also the final results of processing operations.
Active database: A feature that makes a database capable of monitoring and
reacting to specific circumstances of relevance to an application.
Activity ratio: The ratio of the total number of records in transaction file and the
total number of records in master file.
Ada: A multi-purpose programming language developed for and used primarily by
the U.S. Department of Defense in military applications.
Adapter card: See add-on board.
Adder: A logic circuit capable of forming the sum of two or more quantities.
Add-on board: A circuit board that provides additional capabilities for a computer.
Also known as adapter card expansion board, add-on card. Address: An identification, represented in the form of < name, label, or number,
for designating a particular location in storage area.
Address register: A local storage register, which contain the address of the next
instruction to be executed.
Algorithm: A sequence of precise and unambiguous instructions for solving a
problem in a finite number of operations.
ALGOrithmic Language (ALGOL) A programming language that was designed
for specifying algorithms, primarily of scientific nature. It was widely used in
Alphabetic: Pertaining to a character set that contains the letters A to Z and the
Alphanumeric: Pertaining to a character set that contains letters, digits, and usually
other special characters such as the comma, dollar sign, plus sign, etc.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI): A U.S. based national organization
that establishes uniform standards in several fields.
American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII): A standard coding
system for computers. ASCII-7 is a 7-bit code and its extended version," ASCII-8,
is an 8-bit code.
Analog cellular: A wireless communication technology in which computing
equipment that are eq...
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