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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.
If you need more information, click on the highlighted words that appear in this dictionary. You will jump to another definition or a window will pop up in this screen.
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R

radio button
A box on a form that allows the user to choose only one selection from multiple items. Clicking puts a mark in the circle.
RealAudio
A software program that provides continuous sound. Users need a computer equipped with speakers and loaded with a RealAudio player to hear RealAudio sound files. Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on RealAudio.
RealPlayer
A software program that provides both audio and video. Users can enjoy RealAudio and RealVideo material by downloading RealPlayer on a computer.
RealVideo
A multimedia software program that provides continuous video. Users need a computer loaded with a RealVideo player to view RealVideo.
robot
A software program used by search engines to find, categorize and add Web sites and links to the search engine's database.

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