Computer dictionary - A

Updated: 09/07/2019 by Computer Hope

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Top 10 'A' computer-related terms
Antivirus programs and companies

Address bar
At
Active cell
ASCII
Abacus
Alt
Assembly language
Arrow keys
Animation
AC adapter

A - Number
A-B Box

A
A:
A:\>
A+
A-0
a2p
A4
A4 paper
A4 processor
A4Tech
A20
A500
A500+
A600
A1200
A2000
A3000
A4000

A - A
Antialiasing

AA
AAAAA
AAC
Aaeon
AAF
AA filter
AAK
AAM
AAMOF
AAMOI
AAR
AAR8
AAS
AATK
Aavid
AAYF

A - B
Abacus adding to 283

AB
Abacus
Abandonware
A-B box
Abbrev
Abbreviation
Abbr tag
ABBYY
ABC
Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
Abend
ABIOS
Abit
ABITHIWTIDB
Abiword
AboCom
Abort
Abort, Ignore, Retry, Fail
Abort, Retry, Fail
About
About box
About page
About us
Above the fold
ABP
ABS
Absolute address
Absolute cell
Absolute cell reference
Absolute cell referencing
Absolute coding
Absolute column
Absolute coordinates
Absolute domain name
Absolute location
Absolute path
Absolute reference
Absolute row
Absolute value
Abstract syntax number one
ABT2

A - C
AC adapter

AC
AC-1
AC-2
AC-3
AC'97
A-cable
AC adapter
Acard
Accelerated graphic port
Accelerated graphics port
Accelerator
Accelio
Accented letters
Accent grave
Accent mark
Accents
Acceptable policies
Acceptable policy
Acceptable use
Acceptable use policy
Access
Access arm
AccessChk
Access control
Access control list
Access control system
Access denied
AccessEnum
Access key
Access light
Access logs
Access management
Access number
Accessories
Accessory
Access path
Access point
Access point SSID
Access rights
Access server
Access speed
Access time
Access violation
Acclaim
Accolade
AC converter
Account
Account harvesting
Accounting machine
Account lockout
Account name
Accton Technology Corporation
Accumulator
Accuracy
AccuRev
ACD
AC/DC adapter
ACD Systems
ACDT
ACE
Aceex
Acer
Acer America
Acer Netxus
Acer Peripherals
Acid3
ACK
Acknowledgment
ACL
ACL2
ACM
Acorp
Acoustic coupler
ACPI
AC power
ACR
Acrobat
Acrobat file
Acrobat Pro
Acrobat Reader
Acronis
Acronyms
Acronym tag
ACST
Actian
Actima
Action Center
ActionFront
ActionMedia
ActionScript
Action statement
Action tag
ActionTec
Activate
Activation
Activation code
Activation key
Active
Active cell
Active Desktop
Active directory
Active heat sink
Active-matrix
Active-matrix display
Active partition
Active pen
Active program
Active server page
ActiveState
Active stylus
ActiveSync
Active tab
Active topology
Active window
Active worksheet
ActiveX
ActiveX component
Activision
Activity light
Activity Monitor
Actual cell rate
Actuator
Actuator arm
ACube Systems
Acute

A - D
Administrator

A-D
Ad
Ada
ADAD
Adaptec
Adaptec by PMC
Adapter
Adapter card
Adaptive Server Enterprise
Adaptive technology
Adaptive website
Adaptor
ADB
ADBB
AdBlock
AdBlock Plus
ADC
Add
Add bookmark
Add border
Add cell
Add column
Add directory
Adder
Add file
Add folder
Addgroup
Add hard drive
Add hardware
Add hyperlink
Add-in
Add-in board
Addition
Addition record
Add link
Add memory
Add mouse
Add network card
Add new printer
Add-on
Add-on card
Addonics
Add or Remove Programs
Add printer
Add RAM
Add/Remove Programs
Address
Address bar
Address book
Address bus
Address register
Address resolution protocol
Address space
Address spoof
Address tag
Address toolbar
Address URL
Add row
Add sound card
Adduser
Add video card
Adex Electronics
AdExplorer
Ad hoc
Ad hoc network
Ad hoc polymorphism
Adic
ADIH
Ad injector
AdInsight
ADIP
Adjacent range
Adlib multimedia
Admin
Admin$
Admin e-mail
Administration
Administrative
Administrative right
Administrative share
Administrator
Administrator right
Admin right
ADN
Ad network
ADO
Adobe
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Acrobat reader
Adobe After Effects
Adobe AIR
Adobe Audition
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Fireworks
Adobe Flash
Adobe Flash player
Adobe Fonts
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe PageMaker
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Premiere Rush
Adobe Reader
ADPCM
ADR
AdRestore
Ad rotation
ADS
AdSense
AdSense account
ADSI
ADSL
ADSL broadband
ADSM
Ad space
ADT
Adtran
Advanced BIOS
Advanced configuration & power interface
Advanced graphics port
Advanced interactive executive
Advanced Logic Industries
Advanced packaging tool
Advanced power management
Advanced SCSI programming interface
Advanced technology
Advanced technology extended
Advanced transfer cache
AdvanSys
Advantage
Advertise
Advertising
Advisory
Adware
Adware scanner
AdWords

A - E

AE
AEAP
Aegis
AEL
AE Lock
Aerial
Aero
Aero Peek
AES
Aewm

A - F
AFK

AF
AFAGAY
AFAHMASP
AFAIC
AFAICS
AFAICT
AFAIK
AFAIR
AFAIU
AFAP
AFAYC
AFC
AFDN
Affiliate
Affiliate program
AFIAA
AFINIAFI
AFJ
AFK
Afreey
Africa scam
AFS
After Effects
AfterStep
AFZ

A - G
Aggro

Age generation
Age group
Agent
AGFA
Aggragator
Aggregate
Aggregation
Aggregator
Aggro
Agile development methods
Agile manifesto
AGKWE
AGP
AGP 8x
AGP aperture
AGP aperture size
AGP bus
AGP card
AGP connector
AGP port
AGP Pro
AGP slot
AGP video card
Agrep

A - H

aha! software
AHCI
A href
A href tag

A - I
AI

AI
AIAMU
Aided design
AIH
AIM
AIMB
AIMBOT
AIML
AIMM
AIMP
AIMS LAB
AIO
Airbnb
Air cooling
AirDrop
Airplane mode
AirPlay
AirPods
AirPort
AISE
AISI
AIX

A - J

AJAX

A - K

AKA
Akismet

A - L
Algorithm

ALAP
Alarm
Albatron
Alcatel
Aldus
Alert
Alert box
Alert dialog
Alert window
Alexa
Alexa dot
ALGOL
Algorithm
ALi
Alias
Aliasing
A.L.I.C.E
Alice
ALi chipset
Alien Skin Software
Alienware
Align
Align center
Aligned
Aligned center
Align left
Alignment
Align right
Align text
Align tool
All caps
All DOS commands
Alliance Promotion
Allied Telesis Inc.
Alligator clip
All-in-1
All in 1 computer
All-in-One
All-in-One computer
All-in-One desktop computer
All-in-One printer
All Linux commands
All MS-DOS commands
Allo
Allocate
Allocation unit
All rights
All your base are belong to us
Aloha
ALOL
Alpha
Alphabet
Alphabetic
Alphabetical order
Alphabetical text
Alphabetic order
Alphabetic sort
Alphabetize
Alpha channel
Alpha geek
Alphanumeric
Alphanumerical
Alphanumerical keys
Alphanumeric characters
Alphanumeric keys
Alpha testing
Alpha Waves
Alpine
Alpine Linux
Alps
Alt
Altair
Altair 8800
Altair 8800 kit
Altair BASIC
Alt attribute
Alt bit
Alt code
Altec Lansing
Alternate
Alternate current
Alternate key
Alternating current
Alt+F
Alt F
Alt+F4
Alt F4
ALTG
Alt key
Alt shortcut keys
Alt+Tab
Alt Tab
Alt tag
Alt text
ALU
Aluminum heat sink
Alwil Software

A - M
AMR or Audio/Modem Riser slot

AM
AMA
AMAP
Amazon
Amazon Alexa
Amazon.com
Amazon Echo
Amazon Echo Auto
Amazon Echo Dot
Amazon Echo Input
Amazon Echo Link
Amazon Echo Link Amp
Amazon Echo Look
Amazon Echo Plus
Amazon Echo Show
Amazon Echo Spot
Amazon Echo Sub
Amazon Fire OS
Amazon Fire Phone
Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Fire TV Stick
Amazon Flex
Amazon Kindle
Amazon Music
Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime day
Amazon Silk
Amazon web services
Amber
AmbiCom Holdings, Inc.
Ambient
Ambient noise
Ambient occlusion
Ambient sound
Ambient Technologies
AMBW
AMD
AMD64
AMD chipset
AMD personal computer
AMD processor
American Megatrends
American National Standards Institute
American Standard Code for Information Interexchange
America Online
AMI
AMIBIOS
AMIBIOS BIOS
Amiga
AML
Amp
Ampere
Ampersand
Ampersat
Amplify
Amplitude
Amptron
AMR
AM radio
AMR slot
Amstrad
Amtrade

A - N
Analytical Engine

Analog
Analog Devices
Analog loopback
Analog modem
Analog monitor
Analog signals
Analog television
Analog-to-digital converter
Analog-to-digital port
Analogue
Analytical Engine
Analytics
Anamorphic
Anamorphic DVD
Anchor
Anchor link
Anchor tag
Anchor text
Ancient computer
And
And gate
And operator
Andrew file system
Android
Android app
Android Auto
Android Beam
Android cell phone
Android Cupcake
Android Donut
Android Eclair
Android emulator
Android File Transfer
Android Froyo
Android Gingerbread
Android Honeycomb
Android Ice Cream Sandwich
Android Jelly Bean
Android KitKat
Android laptop
Android launcher
Android Lollipop
Android Nexus
Android operating system
Android OS
Android OS versions
Android Package File
Android Pay
Android phone
Android rooting
Android smartphone
Android smartwatch
Android store
Android tablet
Android TV
Android watch
Android Wear
ANFAWFOWS
ANFSCD
Angelfire
Angle bracket
Angled bracket
Angled quotes
Angle of view
Angstrom
Angstrom Microsystems
ANI
Animate
Animated
Animated GIF
Animated image
Animated picture
Animation
Animation software
Animoji
Ankle biter
ANN
Annual compliance report
Anonymous
Anonymous forum
Anonymous FTP
Anonymous surfing
Anonymous web surfing
ANSI
ANSI art
ANSI Common Lisp
ANSI packs
Ansi.sys
Ansi text file
Answer mode
Answers
Antec
Antenna
Antialias
Antialiasing
Anti-glare filter
Anti-glare screen
Antikythera mechanism
Anti-malware
Anti-piracy software
Anti-spam
Anti-spyware
Antistatic
Antistatic bag
Antistatic device
Antistatic mat
Antistatic pad
Antistatic spray
Antistatic strap
Antistatic wrist band
Antistatic wrist strap
Anti-vibration mount
Antivir
AntiVir
Antiviral
Anti-virus
Antivirus
Antivirus killer
Antivirus program
Anti-virus scanner
Antivirus scanner
Antivirus software
Antonym
Anycast
Any key

A - O

AOAS
AOB
AoE
AOL
AOL inc
AOL instant messenger
AOP
AOpen

A - P
Apple logo

APA
Apache
Apache Cassandra
Apache Hadoop
Apache Micro Peripherals
Apache server
Apache web server
APA style
APC
Aperture
Aperture grille
Aperture Priority AE
Aperture size
Apevia
Apex Data Systems
Apex Legends
API
APIC
APIPA
APK
A-Plus
APM
Apogee
Apollo
Apostrophe
App
App bar
App bloat
App drawer
App emulator
Append
Append symbol
Append virus
App launcher
Apple
Apple ][
Apple 1
Apple 2
Apple AirPlay
Apple AirPods
Apple Airport
Apple app
Apple app store
Apple cloud
Apple command key
Apple computer
Apple desktop bus
Apple DOS
Apple earbuds
Apple EarPods
Apple event
Apple FaceTime
Apple Gatekeeper
Apple HomePod
Apple I
Apple iBook
Apple ID
Apple II
Apple Inc
Apple iOS
Apple iPad
Apple iPhone
Apple iPod
Apple iTunes
Apple iWatch
Apple key
Apple laptop
Apple Lisa
Apple Mac
Apple Macintosh
Apple Macintosh operating system
Apple macOS
Apple Mail
Apple Menu
Apple mobile operating system
Apple Music
Apple Newton
Apple operating system
Apple OS
Apple Pay
Apple payments
Apple pencil
Apple phone
Apple Safari
AppleScript
Apple smartwatch
Applet
Apple tablet
AppleTalk
Apple Touch Bar
Apple Touch Icon
Applet tag
Apple TV
Apple TV+
Apple TV set
Apple wallet
Apple watch
Apple Worldwide Developer conference
Application
Application file
Application gateway
Application icon
Application key
Application layer
Application program
Application programming interface
Application server
Application software
Application-specific integrated circuit
Applications software
Application store
Application System/400
Application window
Apps
Apps & features
Apps Hungarian notation
App software
App store
App streaming
App Tab
Apropos
APS Tech
APT
Apt-cache
Apt-get
Aptitude
APU

A - Q

Aqua

A - R
Archive

Ar
Arc
Arch
Archie
Archie site
Architectural design software
Architecture
Archival backup
Archive
Archive attribute
Archive website
Archivos de programa
Arch Linux
Archos
Arc Mouse
ARCnet
Arctic
Arduino
Arduino Duemilanove
Arduino shield
Area
Area code
Areal density
Area tag
A record
Arescom
Arg
AR goggles
Argument
Aria
Arithmetic logic unit
Arithmetic operator
ARK Logic
ARLL
Arm
ARM Holdings
ARM processor
Arobase
AROS
AROS research operating system
ARP
ARPA
ARPANET
ARQ
Arquivo de Programas
Array
Array of pointers
Arrow
Arrow keys
Art
Artecon
Article tag
Artifacts
Artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence platform
Artificial watermark
ArX

A - S
ASCII art

AS
AS/400
ASAFP
ASAP
ASC2
Ascend
Ascender
Ascending
Ascending order
Ascending sort
ASCII
ASCII Art
ASCII character
ASCII chart
ASCII code
ASCII number
ASCII printer
ASCII string
ASCII table
ASCII text
ASCII values
Asdf
Asdfjkl;
ASIC
Aside tag
Asiliant Technologies
Asix
Ask
Askey
Ask Jeeves
Ask me anything
Ask toolbar
ASL
A/S/L
ASLMH
ASLP
ASME
ASMR
ASN
ASN.1
ASP
Aspect engineering
Aspect ratio
Aspell
Asperand
ASPI
Aspire International
ASP.NET
Aspx
ASR
Asrock
Assembler
Assembly
Assembly language
Assign
Assistant
Assoc
Association
Association for Computing Machinery
Associative memory
Associative operation
AST
AST Computers
Astec
Asterisk
Asterisk symbol
AST Research
Astro
ASUS
ASUS Express Gate
Asymmetrical
Asymmetrical connection
Asymmetrical multi-processing
Asymmetric digital subscriber line
Asymmetric encryption
Async
Asynchronous
Asynchronous circuit
Asynchronous DRAM
Asynchronous I/O
Asynchronous JavaScript and XML
Asynchronous programming
Asynchronous transfer mode
Asynchronous transmission

A - T
Attachment

AT
ATA
ATA-1
ATA-2
ATA-3
ATA-4
ATA-5
ATA-6
ATA-7
A tag
ATA/IDE
Atanasoff
Atanasoff-Berry Computer
ATAPI
ATAPI-2
ATAPI-3
ATAPI-4
ATAPI-5
ATAPI-6
ATAPI drive
ATAPI interface
Atari
Atari ST
AT attachment packet interface
ATB
AT bus
ATC
Aten
ATEOTD
Athlon
ATI
Atime
ATI Radeon
ATI Technologies
AT keyboard
Atlas Peripherals
Atlassian
ATM
Atmadm
Atmel
ATM machine
AT motherboard
A-to-D port
Atom
ATRAC
A-Trend
AT sign
ATST
AT style connector
AT symbol
AT&T
ATT
Attach
Attach file
Attaching a file to an e-mail
Attaching file
Attachment
Attachment unit interface
Attack
Attenuation
Attenuation crosstalk ratio
Attenuator
Atto
ATTO Technology
Attr
Attrib
Attribute
ATW
ATX
ATX-2 connector
ATX motherboard
ATX power connector
ATX style connector

A - U
Audio card

Auction
Auction sites
Auction website
Audacity
Audible
Audio
Audio adapter
Audioblog
Audiobook
Audio card
Audio CD
Audio chipset
Audio Codec '97
Audio connector
Audio conversion device
Audio device
Audio driver
Audio file
Audio format
Audio header
Audio in
Audio jack
Audio modem riser
Audio out
Audio out jack
Audio output device
Audiophile
Audio port
Audio software
Audio tag
AUDIOTRAK
Augmented reality
AUI
AUP
Aureal
Auroracoin
Aurora Tech
Auslinx
Authenticating
Authentication
Authenticode
Author
Authoring software
Authorize
Authorized access
Authorized service provider
Auto answer
AutoCAD
Autocomplete
AutoCorrect
AutoCorrect feature
Autodesk
Autodesk Vault
Autoexec
Autoexec.bat
Auto exposure lock
Autofill
AutoFit
Autofocus
AutoFormat
Autohide
AutoHotkey
Autologon
Automata-based programming
Automate
Automated teller machine
Automated unit testing
Automatic acoustic management
Automatic page break
Automatic repeat request
Automatic response
Automatic updates
Automation
Automattic
Autonet
Autonomous system
AutoPlay
AutoRecover
Auto restart
AutoRun
Autosave
AutoSum
AutoText
AUX
Auxiliary connection
Auxiliary device
Auxiliary storage

A - V
Average

AV
Avast
Avast antivirus
Avatar
Avaya
Average
Average formula
Average seek time
AVG
AVI
A/V input
Avira
AVR
AVS

A - W

Award
Away from keyboard
Awk
AWOL
AWS
AWST

A - X

Axis
Axle

A - Y

AYB
AYBABTU
AYK
AYSOS
AYT
AYTMTB

A - Z

Azerty
Azerty keyboard
Aztech
Azure
Azureus

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