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Unformatted text preview: tasets. Ku-band transmission: The use of 11 GHz to 14 GHz band of frequencies for transmission and retransmission of microwave signals in a satellite communication system. Label: One or more characters used to identify a statement, an instruction, or a data field in a computer program. Label record: A machine-readable record that is used to identify a data file. It is the first record of the file. Landscape mode: A mode of printing in which the printed lines are parallel to the longer edge of the paper. Language processor: A software used to convert source program instructions to object or machine language instructions. Few examples are assembler, compiler and interpreter. Large Scale Integration (LSI): Integration of over 30,000 electronic components on a single chip. Laser disk: See optical disk. Laser printers: Page printers that produce very high quality output by forming characters and all kinds of images with very tiny ink particles. They use a combination of laser-beam and electrophotographic techniques To create printed outputs. Latency: In case of disk storage, the relational delay time for the desired data (sector) to come under the read/write head positioned over that track. Maximum latency time equals the time taken by disk to rotate once. Leased line: A data transmission service in which a special conditioned telephone line directly and permanently connects two computers. A leased line can be used for both voice and data transmissions. Also known as private line or dedicated line. Library routine: A tested routine maintained in a library of programs. Light pen: A pen shaped device that is used as an input device in computers by writing or sketching on the screen of a cathode ray tube. Light-weight process: See thread. Linker: A program that is used to properly combine all the object program files (modules) of a software, and to convert them into the software's final executable form. Linux: An open-source operating system enhanced and backed by thousands of programmers world-wide. It is a multi-tasking operating system that was originally designed to be used on personal computers. L...
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