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					           Keyboarding Vocabulary
              Objectives (2.02)
   Explain Care of the Computer Environment
CD-ROM           A compact disc that reads only memory; type of external storage.

Computer         An electronic device that receives, processes, stores, and outputs
                 data.

CPU              Central Processing Unit; the brain of the computer.

Data             Text, numbers, sounds, and images entered into the computer to be
                 processed.

DVD              An optical disc used to store movies with high speed video and
                 sound quality; external storage.
Floppy Disk      A storage device; most common size is 3 1/2 and is sometimes called
                 a floppy disk.
Desktop          Designed to be small enough to be used on the desktop.
Computer
Dot-Matrix       Uses dots to form words and images on paper.
Printer
Inkjet Printer    Sprays ink through small holes to form words and images on paper.
Hard Copy        Is a printed copy of output.
Keyboard          A device that contains letters, numbers, symbols, function keys; like
                  a typewriter and a numeric keypad.
Laptop            Designed to be small and light enough to be used on your lap.
Computer
Laser Printer    Uses light beams and toner to form words and images on paper.

Notebook         Designed to be used on a desktop but still small enough to be
Computer         portable.

Peripheral       Devices attached to a computer to expand its ability to perform more
Devices          tasks.
Scanner          A device that sends data, often photos, to a computer.

Soft Copy        The copy displayed on the monitor.

Storage          Device that holds/saves data to be used later.

Virus            A program that protects a computer from computer viruses.
Protection
Software


       Keyboarding                     Ms. Pratt                  Objective 2.02

				
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