Technology / Computers / Archive: This usually defines old files that are no longer in use and are stored for possible future use or reference.

Archive Bit

Technology / Computers / Archive Bit: The bit in a file's attribute byte that indicates whether the file has been modified since the last time it was backed up. MORE

Check Truncation

Business / Taxes / Check Truncation: To process payments faster and more efficiently, many banks no longer transport paper checks, but replace them with digital images — called substitute checks — that can be transferred electronical MORE

Substitute Check

Business / Taxes / Substitute Check: Substitute checks are digital copies of the fronts and backs of paper checks that provide the same legal protections and obligations as the originals, including serving as proof of payment. Each check MORE

National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)

Science / Weather / National Climatic Data Center (NCDC): The agency that archives climatic data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as well as other climatological organizations. MORE


Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Age: Some social networks or search systems may take site age, page age, user account age, and related historical data into account when determining how much to trust that person, website, or document. Som MORE


Technology / Computers / Blog: (Slang term for a Weblog) A blog is a person journal that can be accessed publicly and allow people to comment on the previously posted comments. When someone posts a comment to a blog this is called MORE