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  1. storage scheme
  2. Latin word for “amount”
  3. logic circuitry that processes a computer’s basic instructions
  4. synonym for molecular manufacturing
  5. machine designed to execute tasks
  6. anything that orbits something else
  7. unique address for an Internet file
  8. variation in the time between packets arriving
  9. server program that allows users to collaborate in forming the content of a Web page
  10. bad links
  11. logo for the Linux operating system
  12. synonym for data transfer rate
  13. the Standard International unit of electric potential or electromotive force
  14. LAN technology

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  1. collection of information organized so it can be easily accessed, managed and updated
  2. Universal Plug and Play
  3. saved sequence of commands or keyboard strokes
  4. program your microprocessor uses to get your computer system started
  5. “according to the rules”
  6. 802.11 protocol
  7. essential “center” of a computer operating system
  8. hardware device that determines the next network point to which a packet is forwarded
  9. iPhone and iPod manufacturer
  10. diagram of the relationships between and among sets
  11. a place to store something temporarily
  12. a logical division of a hard disk
  13. to renew or to restore to a new condition and/or appearance
  14. one billion bits
  15. program that translates programming language into machine language
  16. instant message
  17. self-replicating virus

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