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An Internet Dictionary

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The computer industry and the Internet are adding new words everyday to our language. Learn the meaning of these new terms in words you can understand.
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bookmark
A way to save a link to Web page and quickly visit it later. Think of the World Wide Web as a huge book. Mark a favorite Web site or page and save your place by adding it to the browser's bookmark list. Click on it under Bookmarks in the Netscape browser or under Favorites in Microsoft Internet Explorer to revisit it.
bookmark list
A list of favorite Web sites, called bookmarks, saved on the browser. Look under Bookmarks in the Netscape browser or under Favorites in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Boolean search
A way of linking or excluding words to search and find information on the World Wide Web.
"AND" links two or more words. Search results include documents containing all the words.
"OR" links two or more words. Search results include documents with either of the words.
"NOT" links two or more words. Search results include documents without the word(s) after "NOT."
browser
A software program that lets you search, find, view, and manage Web pages and other information on the Internet. Netscape Navigator, Netscape Communicator, Microsoft Internet Explorer are the most popular browsers.
browser window
The area of the screen in the browser where Web pages display.

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