attachment - Data file that is sent along with a E-mail.
boot - Powering up the computer system.
browser - Software enabling you to surf and view the World Wide Web.
cache - An area in the computers RAM or hard drive that stores Web documents for quick viewing.
chat - A text conversation that takes place on the web when people are online at the same time.
click - The act of pressing the mouse button, while the cursor is positioned over an item.
client - (1.) An online computer used to communicate with servers on the net. (2.) Any software the performs the same function as in definition (1.)
cursor - The pointer arrow or graphic on the computer screen that indicates the position of a mouse.
database - Computer information that is structured and the software used to interpret it.
document - Any page containing information that that you can view with software.
download - The action of copying a file from any online source to your computer.
e-mail - Electronic messages that are sent and received.
emoticon - Punctuation symbols that when viewed sideways resemble faces. These are used to convey the mood or tone of a statement. For example: ;-)
file - Any computer data, programs that can be stored or retrieved from a hard drive are files.
frame - A Web page section that can be independent of other sections of the Web page.
graphic - Any picture on a Web page or that is contained in another file on the computer.
hard drive - Storage device that is usually contained within the computers case.
home page - The first page that loads when you launch your browser, also the main entrance of a web site.
HTML - (Hyper Text Markup Language) A language used to program Web sites.
HTTP - (Hyper Text Transport Protocol) Instructs the Web browsers that the site you are looking for is on the World Wide Web.
hyperlink - Text (usually underlined and/or a different color) or graphic that when clicked will take you to another location on the Internet.
icon - A small graphic that when clicked will activate a file on your computer.
Internet - A group of computer networks linked by communication lines that allows individual computer systems to talk to one another, for things like Web sites, E-mail, etc.
ISP - (Internet Service Provider) Any company providing access to the Internet.
Java - Programming language for designing complex, large, and secure applications for the Web.
keywords - A word or words that when entered into a search area will assist you in finding information you are looking for.
link - See hyperlink.