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Word

June 17, 2020

The set of binary bits handled by a computer as a primary unit of data. Typically, each location in memory contains one word.

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Word Processor

June 17, 2020

A computer system or program for setting, editing, revising, correcting, storing and printing text.

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Workgroup

June 17, 2020

Persons sharing files and data between themselves.

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Workstation

June 17, 2020

The work area and/or equipment used for computer operations, including computer-aided design (CAD). The equipment generally consists of a monitor, keyboard, printer and/or plotter and other output devices

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WORM

June 17, 2020

WORM or Write-Once, Read-Many is a high-density optical disk memory available in a variety of formats from 5.25″ to 1.4″. The Worm can be programmed once, permanently saving a user’s data. It then becomes an optical disk read-only memory having essentially the same features as a CD-ROM. Also called CD-R (CD-RECORDABLE).

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