||An abbreviation for Input/Output. Pertaining to the techniques, media, and devices used to achieve human/machine communication.
||Integrated Circuit. Also called chip.
||To load software or hardware into a computer system. Many programs use a program called INSTALL.EXE to install themselves.
||Any command sent to a microprocessor, especially assembly language instructions.
||A storage area on a processor which stores program instructions to reduce the processorís external memory access requirements.
||A (usually complex) circuit consisting of a large number of electronic components placed on a single silicon chip by a photolithographic process. The individual components are microscopic, or nearly so
||The place where, or means by which, any two things connect so they can communicate. Can be as concrete as a plug or as abstract as a set of rules.
||A large network of computers connected to a backbone network. The Internet spans a variety of protocols and many different physical networks around the world.