Computer Dictionary
Posted On: 2019-03-28

 

DEN CHIEF: This month Cub Scouts in Den ____ have been leaning about computers. And they would like toshare what they learned.

C COMPUTER

A computer is a machine that uses electricity and helps people work with different types of information.

O OUTPUT

Output is the computer's answer after it has processed your message or program.

M MICROCHIP

A microchip is a tiny piece of material that stores and sends information through the computer.

P PRINTER

A printer helps you create your important documents. Dot matrix, bubbles and laser jet, too.

U UNIT

The CPU is the central processing unit of the computer. It is the computer's brain.

T TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Telecommunications can be done with other computers over telephone lines if you have a modem.

E E-MAIL

E-mail is a message sent from one computer to another over some type of a network.

R RAM

RAM, random access memory, is a computer's memory that can be changed by your input or program.

S SOFTWARE

Software is the program, or instructions, that tell the computer what to do. They are usually stored on disks or tapes.

 

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