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.