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Unformatted text preview: AM (DRAM): A type of RAM that uses an external circuitry to
periodically "regenerate" or refresh the storage charge to retain the stored data.
Edit: To modify the form or format of the data by inserting or deleting characters
Editor: A software used to interactively review and modify text materials and
other program instructions.
Education software: Software that allows computer systems to be used as a
teaching and learning tool.
Electrically EPROM (EEPROM): An EPROM chip in which the stored
information is erased by using high voltage electric pulses. Also known as flash
Electronic card: A small plastic card having encoded data appropriate for the
application for which it is used. An electronic-card reader, which is normally
connected to a computer, is used to read the data encoded on an electronic card
and transfer it to the computer for further processing.
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI): The use of computers and data
communications to transmit data electronically between companies.
Electronic Data Processing (EDP): Pertaining to data processing equipment that is
predominantly electronic, such as an electronic digital computer.
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT): A general term referring to a cashless approach
used to pay for goods and services. Electronic signals between computers are often
used to adjust the accounts of the parties involved in a transaction.
Electronic mail: A service on the Internet that allows an Internet user to send a
mail (message) to another Internet user in any part of the world in a near-real-time
manner. Popularly known as e-mail. Electronic pen: An input device that serves as an effective point-and-draw device.
Electrostatic printer: A high-speed printer that uses charged pins to form character
matrices on chemically treated paper.
Electrothermal printer: A high-speed printer that uses heated elements to create
characters as matrices of small dots on heat-sensitive paper.
Elementary data item: A data item, which is not broken down into smaller units.
E-Mail See electronic mail.
Emulator: A program that permit...
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- Spring '14