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Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School
Year 9 IT
Online Communities
GLOSSARY
You are required to construct a personal glossary by writing definitions
for the following terms:
Terms
Internet
WWW
Definition
Sentence
The internet was created in 1969 by the United
States military. Today, the Internet spreads across
the globe. It allows people to share and read about
information.
Stands for “World Wide Web”. It is a subset of the
Internet.
The internet is away to
find out information.
HTML
Stands for “Hyper-Text Mark-up Language.” At the
beginning of every URL.
URL
Stands for "Uniform Resource Locator." A URL is
the address of a specific Web site or file on the
Internet.
A website is a collection of web pages. It can have
millions of web pages
A hyperlink is a word, phrase, or image that you
can click on to jump to a new document or a new
section within the current document.
A sealed glass tube containing a near-vacuum that
allows the free passage of electric current.
Website
Hyperlink
Vacuum tube
Transistor
Integrated
circuit
Microprocessor
Fraud
Identity Theft
The URL of a website
usually contains WWW or
the World Wide Web.
The URL also contains the
phrase HTML or hyperText Mark-up language.
The URL is what you call
the web address.
There are many website
on the internet.
You can click on
hyperlinks to go to
different documents.
A vacuum tube is found in
a computer.
A Transistor is a basic electrical component that
changes the flow of electrical current. They are
building blocks of integrated circuits.
An Integrated Circuit is a small chip that can be
used as an amplifier, oscillator, timer,
microprocessor, computer memory.
Transistors are what
make up the integrated
circuit.
An integrated circuit is
the most important part
of the computer.
A microprocessor is a small chip with a basic job. It
job is to receive input and provide the appropriate
output.
A trickery or sharp practice perpetrated for profit
or to gain some unfair or dishonest advantage.
There is a microprocessor
in every computer.
is when a person use another person's personal
information to commit fraud or other crimes. The
Identity thief in crime.
Fraud is also a crime.
Cybermall
most common way that people get another
person’s information is on social networking sites.
e.g Facebook
Is a website that links hundreds of online shopping
site, it allows customs to compare the cost of item.
Encryption
technology
The system that scrambles your data as it travels
over the internet.
Import Duty
Duty imposed or imports
Portal
A grand and imposing entrance
Search Engine
A computer program that retrieves documents or
files or data from a database or from a computer
network.
A website is a collection of web pages. It can have
millions of web pages
An activity or request. E.g. orders, purchases,
changes, additions, deletion etc.
Website
Transaction
Finance
E-Commerce
Practice of conducting large public and private
dealing in money.
Commercial transactions conduted electronically
on the internet.
E-Tailer
A retailer selling good via electronic transactions
on the internet
Online
Controlled by or connected to a computer
I like to shop at the cybermall because I can look at
the price.
Encryption technology is
another way to secure my
details.
Over sea item may have
an import Duty which is
increase to cost of the
item.
I went through a portal to
get to a different website.
Google is the most used
search engine in the
world.
I have to make a website
for my IT assignment.
I made a transaction to
buy a phone case on the
internet.
The firm’s finance
department
E-commerce is a buying
and selling product on
the internet.
E-tailers are the
computer term for
retailer.
Online is a term for being
on the internet
You may search for definitions. All definitions must be in the form of
complete sentences. Use your own words so that you understand them.
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