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computer

  
  ( computers    plural  ) A computer is an electronic machine that can store and deal with large amounts of information.      n-count   also by/on N  
The data are then fed into a computer..., The car was designed by computer.     
    personal computer  


computer game        ( computer games    plural  ) A computer game is a game that you play on a computer or on a small portable piece of electronic equipment.      n-count  
computer-literate     
If someone is computer-literate, they have enough skill and knowledge to be able to use a computer.      adj   (=computerate)  
We look for applicants who are numerate, computer-literate and energetic self-starters.     
personal computer        ( personal computers    plural  ) A personal computer is a computer that is used by one person at a time in a business, a school, or at home. The abbreviation PC is also used.      n-count  
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computer savvy adj.
with advanced skills in the use of computers

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n.
a teenager who spends most of his time in front of a screen (computer, smartphone, tablet, TV)
n.
a person - including intelligent programs - that uses computer or internet services
[Tech.]
n.
Cybersecurity is system of computer technology that protects and integrates global interconnected information technology infrastructure.
[Tech.];[Leg.] protecting global computing system
n.
fraudulent changing of data before or during entry into the computer system.
[Tech.];[Leg.] examples include: forging or counterfeiting documents used for data entry and exchanging valid disks and tapes with modified replacements.
n.
installation of programs on a computer without the user's explicit consent or aknowledgement
[Comp.]
n.
Cyber intelligence is computer system that tracks, examines and defies the digital security risks.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber intelligence is computer system that tracks, examines and defies the digital security risks.
n.
The non-gaming internet shop refers to a place where the game sites are blocked or not installed on all computer units.
n.
In computer science, the File Allocation Table (FAT) is a file system popularized by Microsoft in the 1980's in their earliest computers. The FAT file system has continued to be developed and now comes in multiple varieties such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and ExFAT.
[Tech.];[Comp.] Look at that floppy disk, see if it is formatted with the FAT file system.
n.
blend of 'phone' and 'tablet', a phablet is an oversized mobile device having a screen which is intermediate between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer
Ex: Your phablet is a little bulky for my taste but I must admit it offers a better visual experience for Web pages than my smartphone.
n.
coffee shop used as an office especially using internet connection with your laptop computer
new term coined in 2010, not entered yet as "official"
n.
the electronic contents generated by an electronic device or system in form of an electronic form or as a printed output (excluding the computer system files) are called e-documents
[Tech.];[Leg.] electronic contents
n.
a state of connectivity to the cyberspace through a medium of internet or computer network
[Tech.]
n.
a person who accesses the Internet from multiple devices (computer, tablet, mobile phone...)
n.
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems, in which online interaction takes place.
[Tech.]
n.
Cyberspace infrastructure is realm of computer systems which recognize and facilitate the netizens.
[Tech.];[Leg.] global computer system for netizens
n.
The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international, groups of people or organizations in furtherance of political, social or personal objectives.
[Tech.];[Leg.] The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international community.
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