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caret

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Bibliography.

The symbol ʌ. It is sometimes used to indicate exponentiation as in 10ʌ2 (for 102). It is also used to indicate a control character, as in ʌa (holding down the control key and pressing “a”).

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descender

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The part of a lower-case letter that lies below the baseline. Only a few letters have descenders: y and g are examples.

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digital library

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An online repository of electronic texts. These texts may be highly specific, such as information sheets on hardware devices which are maintained on a Web site or they may be similar to the...

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hard copy

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A printed or otherwise permanent copy of data from a processing system.

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scanner

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1 A device that can capture an image and convert it into a unique set of electrical signals. The image scanned may be a pattern that is directly related to a code, such as bar...

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stylebook

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A document which defines the structure and look of another document. For example, a word processor might contain a style sheet which specifies the format of a standard business letter. Each...

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toner

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Powdered ink used in laser printers.

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word processing

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A facility that enables users to compose documents using a computer with facilities to edit, re-format, store, and print documents with maximum flexibility. A typical word-processing system...

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