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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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GIF
An abbreviation for Graphics Interchange Format. GIF is a format to save image files including line-art images,icons, logos and graphs. Web pages may include GIF files. Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on GIF.
Gopher
A plain text information system developed by the University of Minnesota. Unlike the World Wide Web, It does not have any graphics, sound or video files. Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on gopher.
graphics
A word meaning pictures, images and icons.
GUI
An abbreviation for Graphical User Interface. A computer screen containing pictures icons and images to help the user move around by selecting them.

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