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Heavy-weight process: A process of a traditional system that does not support
Hertz: One cycle per second.
Hexadecimal number system: A number system with a base of 16. Its digits range
from 0 to F. It is commonly used as a shortcut notation for groups of four binary
Hierarchical database: A database model in which the data elements are linked in
the form of an inverted tree structure with the root at the top and the branches
Hierarchical network: A communications network in which computers are
connected in a tree-like structure.
High Definition Multiple Analog Components (HD-MAC): An HDTV
broadcasting standard used in Europe. High Definition Television (HDTV): A television broadcasting standard designed
to provide improved picture resolution, improved color resolution, wide screen
display, and large projection as compared to conventional television broadcasting
High-level language: A programming language whose structure is application
oriented and is independent of the structure of the computer. Each statement of
such a language is translated into many machine language statements.
HotBot: An Internet search engine.
Hotlist: A personal list of favorite URL addresses that an Internet user is likely to
frequently visit in future. A user's hotlist is automatically created and stored on
his/her local web client computer by a browser.
Hybrid network: A network that is a combination of two or more different network
Hydra printers: Multifunctional devices that perform the functions of two or more
of the following office equipment - printer, fax machine, copy machine and
Hypertext: Documents that are prepared by using special linking facility for easier
electronic access and manipulation.
HyperText Markup Language (HTML): A powerful language used for creating
HyperText Transport Protocol (HTTP): An Internet protocol for interaction
between the computers on the Internet.
I/O ports: Sockets used to plug-in I/O devices to a computer system....
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