An Internet Dictionary
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.
- When you are through viewing the pop-up window, click anywhere in
this main screen to make it temporarily disappear. To permanently close it, click on boxed X in the upper right hand corner of the pop-up window.
- Moving pictures.
- virtual reality
- An imaginary world that seems real. Images appear in 3-dimensions. Some software programs allow the user to walk through a scene, making it appear real to the user. The user's computer needs a plug-in or special software program to display virtual reality. Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on virtual reality.
- A piece of programming code that joins an existing program or action on the user's computer creating mischief or major problems. Downloading a program or sharing disks may spread viruses. Responsible computer users buy anti-virus software and load it on their computers to protect against viruses. Visit Whatis.com, an online dictionary, for more information on virus.
- An abbreviation for Virtual Reality Modeling Language. A programming language that creates 3-dimensional images that interact with the user. VRML can create 3-D worlds to explore.
Go back to the top of the page.
Look up words beginning with U.
Look up words beginning with W.
Parents & Teachers