Technology Termonology

By: Brittany Cronin

GIF

Definition One:

Graphics Interchange Format. A format used for displaying bitmap images on World Wide Web pages, usually called a "gif" because .gif is the filename extension. These files use lossless compression and can have 256 colors. Because GIF files contain a maximum of 256 colors, this file format is ideal for simple graphics with minimal shading or color variation. (www.techdictionary.com)


Definition Two:

A standard compressed file format used for pictures. (www.thefreedictionary.com)


Definition Three:

A file format for storing images, commonly used on the web. (www.netdictionary.com)


My Definition:

This is a file where people would save images from the internet or other sources.

Clip Art

Definition One:

A set of non-copyrighted images on paper which can be clipped to illustrate brochures, flyers, posters, etc. The computerized version of clip art is called "click art." (www.techdictionary.com)


Definition Two:

Ready-made pieces of printed or computerized graphic art, such as illustrations, borders, and backgrounds, that can be electronically copied and used to decorate a document. (www.thefreedictionary.com)


Definition Three:

Electronic illustrations that can be inserted into a document. Many clip-art packages are available, some general and others specialized for a particular field. (www.webopedia.com)


My Definition:

Little pictures that anyone can use to decorate a document they are creating; such as brochures or posters.

Keyword

Definition One:

A word used by a search engine in its search for relevant Web pages.(www.webopedia.com )


Definition Two:

A significant or descriptive word (www.thefreedictionary.com)


Definition Three:

A word in a programming language that has a strictly defined meaning, such as goto, if, then, else. These words must be used only in the specific sense defined in the language. 2. A word used in a search, for example, to find World Wide Web documents relating to a particular subject. 3. Keywords are the information most search engines use to search for sites on the Web. Correct keywords can help ensure that a Web site is displayed in a list of related sites when the user performs a search. (www.techdictionary.com)


My Definition:

A word or phrase that is used to find specific information related to the word you used.