Laptop Computer

Technology / Computers / Laptop Computer: A computer system that is smaller than a briefcase but larger than a notebook. Typically has a clamshell design where the keyboard and display are on separate halves of the system. Named for its use as a computer that can be used while resting in the users lap.

Microcomputer

Technology / Computers / Microcomputer: A category of computer that is generally used for personal computing, for small business computing, and as a workstation attached to large computers or to other small computers on a network. MORE

Laptop Computer

Technology / Computers / Laptop Computer: A computer system that is smaller than a briefcase but larger than a notebook. Typically has a clamshell design where the keyboard and display are on separate halves of the system. Named for its use a MORE

CT Scanning (Computerized Tomography)

Science / Psychiatry / CT Scanning (Computerized Tomography): (to-mog-raf-ee) A technique using x-rays or ultrasound waves to produce an image of interior parts of the body. For example, within the skull it can be used to view parts of the brain as an aid to dia MORE

Minicomputer

Technology / Computers / Minicomputer: A nearly obsolete term used to describe an older computer usually around the size of a refrigerator. This computer was used by businesses for processing transactions, accessing databases and running r MORE

Notebook Computer

Technology / Computers / Notebook Computer: A very small computer, approximately the size of a notebook used for writing. The term is often used interchangeably with 'laptop', but is technically the much smaller version. MORE

Visual Average Speed Computer And Recorder (VASCAR)

Technology / Radar / Visual Average Speed Computer And Recorder (VASCAR): This is little more than a glorified stopwatch, whereby the vehicle is timed over a set distance (for example over two white markings in the road surface or over two bridges) an average speed is then MORE

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