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characters with nonimpact printers, the paper can be sprayed with ink, magnetized,
electrically charged, .heated, placed under pressure, or struck by laser beams.
Non-positional number system: A number system in which each symbol represents
the same value regardless of its position in the number and the symbols are simply
added to find out the value of a particular number. It is very difficult to perform
arithmetic with such a number system.
Non-procedural languages: Programming languages that allow the users to specify
"what" the output should be without describing all the details of "how" the data
should be manipulated to produce that result. For example, 4GLs.
Non-volatile storage: A storage medium that retains its contents when the power is
turned off or interrupted.
Notebook computer: A small, portable computer mainly meant for use by people
who need computing power wherever they go.
Numeric: Pertaining to a character set that contains the numbers 0 to 9.
Object: The primitive element of a program written in an OOP language.
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE): A feature found in application software
packages that allows joining of documents in different applications so that changes
in either document are reflected in the other document.
Object program: A fully compiled or assembled program that is ready to be loaded
into the computer. It results from the translation of a source program by a
language processor. Objected-oriented software design: A technology to make programs generalized
and to build software systems by combining reusable pieces of program codes
Object-oriented database: A database model that captures object-oriented concepts
such as class hierarchy, inheritance, and methods.
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP): A programming methodology that deals
with solving problems by identifying the real-world objects of the problem and the
processing required of those objects, and then creating simulations of those
objects, their processes, and the required communications between...
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