What is overflow?
OVERFLOW - Is attempting to add or stack or queue which is already full.
What is a supercomputer?
SUPERCOMPUTER - Is a computer which can perform hundreds of millions of tasks per second and is employed for specialist applications.
What is protocol?
PROTOCOL - is a set of rules covering standards for phyiscal connections, cables, error detection etc.
What is a queue?
QUEUE - Is a (FIFO) First In, First Out list.
What is selection?
SELECTION - Is selection a course of action based on a condition.
What is concatenation?
CONCATENATION - Is joining to or more strings together.
What is parallel?
PARALLEL - Is a method of data transmission used inside a computer for a short distance (up to a few metres) e.g. a printer.
What is parameter?
PARAMETER - Is information about a data item being supplied to function or procedure when it is called.
What is a procedure?
PROCEDURE - Is a completely self-contained sub-program which may be called from the main program.
What is a word?
WORD - Is the maximum number of bits that the processor can handle simultaneously.
What is a bus?
BUS - Is a set of parallel wires within a computer which carry data between components.
What is information?
INFORMATION - Is data with context and/or meaning.
What is variable?
VARIABLE - Is a temporary storage space for data, referred to by its name.
What is handshaking?
HANDSHAKING - Is the exchange of signals between devices to establish their readiness to send/receive.
What is a function?
FUNCTION - Is a sub-program which returns to value.
What is a unicode?
UNICODE - Is an international 16-bit coding system.
What is underflow?
UNDERFLOW - Is attempting to remove an item from an empty queue or stack.
What is while?
WHILE - Is a conditional loop.
What is direct?
DIRECT - Is a method of data capture where data is collected and used for a specific purpose.
What is algorithm?
ALGORITHM - Is a series of steps to solve a problem.
What is an address?
ADDRESS - Is a bus which carries address of memory or input/output (i/o) ports.
What is serial?
SERIAL - Is the transmission where bits are sent via an interface one bit at a time over a single wire from source to destination.