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Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet

Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet

Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet

Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet

 When we are doing activities about computer or internet, we find some shortened form of a word or phrase of Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet. However, they can be used as Acronyms when they can be pronounced as single words. In other words, shortened forms are abbreviations some of which are acronyms. In this posting, I will not explain about the differences between abbreviations and acronyms. I just want to share about some Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet in which we commonly find them in our activities around the Computer or Internet. (Also read : Family Members and Their Indonesian Meaning)

Now, let’s go to the information about Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet we often find:

ac

academic organization: used in the email and website addresses of universities, colleges, and schools

ADSL

Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line: a method of connecting a computer to the Internet that allows a very fast exchange of information, and allows you to be connected at all times without having to pay any extra money

AGP

accelerated graphics port: a place in a computer for connecting a circuit board that allows the computer to quickly show images that have height and depth

avi

audio/video interleaved: the last part of the name of a file that contains sound and pictures

bak

the last part of the name of a backup file

bmp

bitmap: the last part of the name of a file that contains pictures

bps

bits per second: a unit for measuring the rate at which information can be sent over an Internet line

b-to-b

business-to-business: used for describing a type of business activity in which companies use the Internet to trade with each other

C2B

consumer-to-business: used for describing a type of business activity in which a customer deals with a company over the Internet.

CGI

computer-generated imagery: images produced by a computer

com

commercial organization: used in the email and website addresses of companies. (Also read other article at : Pesona Desa Yang Permai)

cps

characters per second: a measure of how fast information moves from one computer or file to another

CSS

cascading style sheets: a set of instructions used to describe the way a document written on a computer, for example awebsite, should look when it is published

D/A

digital-to-analogue

dpi

dots per inch: a measurement of the ability of a computer screen or printer to produce a clear image

edu

educational institution: used in the email and website addresses of some colleges and schools, especially in the US

EOF

end of file

exe

executable file: the last part of the name of a program file

FAQ

frequently asked questions: a list of questions with answers provided, intended to help people to understand or use something,especially on the Internet

FTP

file transfer protocol: a set of rules for moving computer files from one computer to another in a network, especially over the Internet

GHz

gigahertz

GIF

Graphic Interchange Format: a type of computer file that contains an image. GIF is also used as part of a file name.

GIGO

garbage in, garbage out: the idea that a computer program is only as good as the information that is put into it

gov

government organization: used in email and Internet addresses

HTML

hypertext mark-up language: the computer language used for writing pages on the Internet

http

hypertext transfer (or transport) protocol: the system used on the Internet to exchange documents in HTML

IMS

information management system

IP address

Internet Protocol address: a code that represents a particular computer and is used to send messages to it on a network (=group of computers) or the Internet

ISP

Internet service provider: a company that provides customers with a connection to the Internet

JPEG

a method of reducing the size of computer files that contain images so that they can be sent quickly by email or over the Internet

jpg

the last part of the name of a file that contains a photograph

K

COMPUTING kilobyte

kb

kilobyte

kbps

kilobits per second: a unit for measuring the speed of a modem. (Also read other article at : Pengertian dan Jumlah Kromosom Manusia)

Mb

megabyte: a unit for measuring the size of a computer’s memory, equal to just over one million bytes

meg

INFORMAL a megabyte

MHz

megahertz

mips

million instructions per second: a unit for measuring computer speed

mov

the last part of the name of a film file

MP4

a method of reducing the size of a computer file that contains video and audio so that it can be sent quickly by e-mail or over the Internet

org

private organization: used in email and Internet addresses

PDF

Portable Document Format: a type of computer file that can contain words, images etc and can be sent on the Internet and read on any computer

SEO

search engine optimization: the process of editing the material on a website so that the website appears near the top of the list of results produced by a search engine and so attracts more visitors

SKU

Stock Keeping Unit: a number that is used for referring to a product that is sold on the Internet

TL;DR

too long, didn’t read: used in response to a post or article on the internet to say that the text was too long to read in full

UX

user experience: the overall experience that someone has when using a product, system or service

TCP/IP

transmission control protocol/Internet protocol: a set of rules used by all computers on the Internet that allow them tocommunicate with each other

tif

the last part of the name of a file that contains a bitmap image

txt

the last part of the name of a file that contains a text file

URL

Uniform Resource Locator: an Internet address

WAP

wireless application protocol: a type of technology that allows you to send emails and look at information on the Internet using a mobile phone or pager

wav

the last part of the name of a sound file

WLTM

would like to meet: used in advertisements in newspapers or on the Internet

UGC

user generated content: material published using the Internet that is produced by ordinary people rather than by professional writers, artists, photographers, etc.

WWW

the World Wide Web

XML

Extensible Mark-up Language: a mark-up language that allows information to be shared between different computer systems, especially on the Internet

 That’s all the post about Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet we can share. Hopefully the post about Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet above can be useful for increasing our knowledge about Abbreviations Related to Computer and Internet. (Also read other article at : Soal Iman kepada Qada dan Qadar)

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