Computing Meanings

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Motherboard

A printed circuit board containing the principal components of a computer or other device, with connectors for other circuit boards to be slotted into.

Hard Drive

A disk drive used to read from and write to a hard disk.

Monitor

A device used for observing, checking, or keeping a continuous record of something.

CPU

CPU (pronounced as separate letters) is the abbreviation for central processing unit. Sometimes referred to simply as the central processor, but more commonly called processor, the CPU is the brains of the computer where most calculations take place.

RAM

RAM (pronounced ramm) is an acronym for random access memory, a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly; that is, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computers and other devices, such as printers.

Touch Screens

A display device which allows the user to interact with a computer by touching areas on the screen.