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Clip art library: A collection of graphic images stored on disk that can be readily
used in word processing or desktop publishing documents, or in presentation
graphics, or for other purposes.
Clock speed: The number of times that the built-in electronic clock of a computer
system pulses in one second.
Clone: A hardware or software product that emulates an established product which
has good reputation in the market.
Coaxial cable: A cable made up of a single wire in the center of an insulator
wrapped in mesh. It is often used as a medium to transmit data between computers
and between computers and peripheral devices.
Code: (1) The statements of a computer program. (2) A set of rules outlining the
way in which data may be represented (like BCD, EBCDIC, ASCII).
Code generator: A very high-level programming language in which programmers
specify, through an interactive dialog with the system, the design specifications of
a system (which tasks are to be performed) and it automatically generates
(produces) the program source code for the system.
Coding: The process of writing computer instructions in a programming language.
Collate To combine items from two or more sequenced files into a single one.
Collating sequence: An ordering assigned to the characters of a character set to be
used for sequencing purposes. A commonly encountered collating sequence
involves the special characters, letters, and digits, in that order.
Combinational circuit: A group of logic gates interconnected to form a logic
Command interpreter: The part of an operating system that serves as an interface
for the user to communicate with the computer via its operating system.
Command-line interface: A textual user interface in which the user gives
instructions to the computer by typing commands using the keyboard. Comment: An entry in a computer program for the purpose of documentation or
explanation. Comments are used within a program to assist anyone reading the
source program listing. They do not contain any program logic and are ignored
(not translated) by the language processor.
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