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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.
A Tip Before You Begin
This Internet Dictionary is easy to use. To find what you are looking for, click on the first letter of any word you want to find.
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M

modem
An abbreviation for MODulator-DEModulator. A computer device that translates digital data for transmission over analog telephone lines. Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on modem.
mouse
A hand-held device with a cord attached to the computer. A mouse has two or three buttons. Press the mouse button to communicate with your computer.
multimedia
A computer system that combines video, audio and text. Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on multimedia.

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