Computer dictionary - P

Updated: 09/07/2019 by Computer Hope

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Top 10 'P' computer-related terms
Protocol

PDF
Processing device
Printer
Power user tasks menu
Pause key
Primary storage device
Project Glass
Projector
Programming language
Protocol
Plotter
Plotter printer

P - Number
P2P

P
P1
P1 connector
P2
P2P
P2P network
P2P software
P2P website
P3
P4
P4 cable
P4 connector
P5
P6
P7
P8
P8 connector
P9 connector
P23
P24
P24C
P24CT
P24S
P45
P55C
P911

P - A
Page up and page down key

Pa
PaaS
PabloDraw
PAC
Pacific Microsonics
Pack
Package
Packaged software
Packard Bell
Packed file
Packet
Packet aggregation
Packet assembler/disassembler
Packet data
Packet Internet groper
Packet monkey
Packet over SONET
Packet shaping
Packet sniffer
Packet switching
Packet switching network
Packrat
Pacman
PAD
Pad characters
Padding
Paddle
PAE
Page
Page border
Page break
Page break view
Page-description language
Page Down
Page Down key
Page fault
Page file
Pagefile
Page hit
Page impression
Page layout
Page margin
Page markup
Page mode
Page no
Page Not Found
Page number
Page orientation
Page preview
Page printer
PageRank
Page setup
Page size
Pagesize
Pages per minute
Page template
Page Up
Page Up key
Page views
Page weight
Pagination
Pagination breaks
Paging
Paging file
Paint
Paint 3D
Paintbrush
Paint bucket
Painter
Paint program
PaintTool SAI
Paint window
PAL
Palette
Palette snooping
Pallas
Palm
Palm OS
PalmPilot
Palm rejection
Palmtop
Palmtop computer
PAN
Panasonic
Panasonic interface
Panda Software
Pandora
Pandora radio
Pane
Panic
PANS
Pantone Matching System
Paper
Paperclip
Paper copy
Paper feed
Paper jam
Paperless
Paperless office
Paper margin
Paper-white
Paradigm
Paradise
Paradyne
Paragraph
Paragraph break
Paragraph formatting
Paragraph mark
Paragraph symbol
Paragraph tag
Parallel
Parallel access
Parallel ATA
Parallel computer
Parallel execution
Parallel interface
Parallelization
Parallel port
Parallel port header
Parallel Printer
Parallel processing
Parallel transmission
Parameter
Parameter-driven
Parameter RAM
Parametric polymorphism
Param tag
PARC
Paren
Parent
Parental controls
Parent/Child
Parent directory
Parent folder
Parentheses
Parenthesis
Parent in room
Parermeter
Pareto
Parity
Parity bit
Parity check
Parity error
Park
Parm
Parole
Parole media player
Parse
Parsed
Parse error
Parsing
Part
Partition
Partition magic
Partition segment
Partition table
Part number
Party
Pascal
Pascal case
Pascaline
Passive 3D
Passive heat sink
Passive-matrix display
PassMark
Passphrase
Passport
Passwd
Pass word
Password
Password generator
Password manager
Password protected
Password protection
Paste
Paste area
Pastebin
Pasteboard
Paste options
Paste special
Pasting
PAT
PATA
PATA cable
PATA hard drive
Patch
Patch cable
Patches
Patch panel
Patch Tuesday
Path
Pathname
Pathping
Patreon
Pattern recognition
Pause
Pause break
Pause key
Paw
Pax
Payload
Paypal
Pay per click
Paywall

P - B

Pb
PB
PBIAB
PBX
PByte

P - C
Printed circuit board

PC
P&C
P-Cable
Pcat
PCB
PC bangs
PC board
PC Card
PC card slot
PCChips
PC clone
PC-DOS
PC-DOS 2000
PCI
PCI bus
PCI card
PCI connector
PCI device
PCI driver
PCIe
PCIe slot
PCI Express
PCI Express slot
PCI IRQ Steering
PCI modem
PCI slot
PCI sound card
PCI speed
PCI-X
PCL
PCle
PCLinuxOS
PCM
PCMCIA
PCMCIA slot
PC memory slot
P-Code
PCS
PC speaker
PCTEL
PC vs. Mac
PC/XT Keyboard

P - D
Adobe Acrobat PDF icon

PD
PDA
PDC
PDF
PDF file
PDF format
PDF reader
PDIF
PDIF port
PDL
PDP
PDP-1
PDP-4
PDP-6
PDP-7
PDP-8
PDP-9
PDP-10
PDP-11
PDP-12
PDP-14
PDP-15
PDQ
PDT
PDU

P - E
Wacom Pen Tablet

Peach
Peach Networks
Peak Inrush Current
PEAR
Pearl
PeaZip
PEBCAK
Pebi
Pebibit
Pebibyte
PEBKAC
Peek
Peer
Peer 2 peer
Peercoin
Peer-to-peer
Peer-to-peer communications
Peer-to-peer mode
Peer-to-peer network
Peer-to-peer protocol
Peer-to-peer software
PEGI
PEL
Pen
Pen computer
PendMoves
Pen drive
Penetration
Penetration test
Penguin
Penny Arcade
Pen plotter
Pen stylus
Pen tablet
Pentest
Pentium
Pentium 2
Pentium 3
Pentium 4
Pentium chip
Pentium II
Pentium III
Pentium III 533B
Pentium III 600B
Pentium IV
Pentium M
Pentium microprocessor
Pentium Pro
Pentium processor
People
People hacker
People hacking
Peopleware
PEP
Peppermint
Percent
Percentage
Percentage key
Percent sign
Perforce
Performance monitor
Performant
Period
Periodical
Peripheral
Peripheral card
Peripheral component
Peripheral Component Interconnect
Peripheral device
Peripheral hardware
Peripheral port
Perl
Permaban
Permalink
Permanent storage
Permanent storage device
Permission
Persistence
Persistent memory
Personal cloud
Personal computer
Personal computer game
Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
Personal digital assistant
Personal drone
Personal identification number
Personal information manager
Personality website
PersonalJava
Personally identifiable information
Personal printer
Personal VPN
Personal website
Perspective view
Pervasive
PET
Peta
Petabit
Petabyte

P - F

Pfft

P - G
Pin Grid Array (PGA)

Pg
PGA
PGA socket
Pg Dn
PGDN key
PGP
PGP Corporation
Pgrep
Pg Up
PGUP key

P - H
RJ-11 phone cable connector and connection

Phablet
Phantom
Pharming
Phase change
Phase modulation
Phases
Phdisk
Philips
Phillip screwdriver
Phillips screw
Phillips screwdriver
Phish
Phisher
Phishing
Phishing scam
Phoebe
Phoenix
Phone
Phone book
Phone cable
Phone connector
Phone cord
Phone extension
Phone jack
Phone line
Phoneme
Phone number
Phone phishing
Phone phreaking
Phone spam
Phone switch
Phonetic alphabet
Phone wallet
Phone watch
Phosphor
Photo
Photoblogging
Photocomposition
Photocopier
Photo crop
Photo editing
Photo editing software
Photo editor
Photo editor software
Photograph
Photolithography
Photo manipulation program
Photorealism
Photo retouching
Photo scanner
Photosensor
Photoshop
Photoshop Elements
Photoshopped
Photoshopping
Photoshop RAW
Phototypesetter
PHP
PHP3
PHP language
phpMyAdmin
Phrase tag
Phreak
Phreaker
Phreaking
PHTML
Physical
Physical address
Physical Address Extensions
Physical core
Physical format
Physical layer
Physical media
Physical memory
Physical storage
Physical unit
Physics engine

P - I
Pixels

Pi
Pic
Pica
Picaboo
Picasa
Picazo Communications
Pick
Pickling
Picklist
PICNIC
Pico
Pico-ITX
PicoJava
PICS
Picture
Picture CD
Picture element
Picture password
PID
Pidgin
Pie
Pie chart
Piezoelectric
PIF
PIF file
Piggyback
Piggyback board
PII
PIIX
PIIX3
PIIX4
PIIX5
Pilcrow
PIM
PIMP
Pin
PIN
Pinch
Pinch-to-zoom
Pin-compatible
Pine
Pin feed
Ping
Pingback
Ping of death
Ping Pong
Ping Pong buffer
Pin grid array
Ping storm
Ping test
Pink
Pinnacle
Pinterest
PIO
PIOC
Pioneer
Pipe
Pipe key
Pipeline
Pipeline break
Pipeline flush
Pipeline stall
Pipelining
PipeList
Piping
PIR
Piracy
Pirate
Pirate Bay
Pirated software
Pirating
Piriform
Pisetup
PITA
Pitch
PITMAN
Pivot table
Pixar
Pixel
Pixelated
Pixelation
Pixel density
Pixel depth
Pixel graphic
Pixel image
Pixel map
Pixel per inch
Pixel shader
Pixel tag
Pixel XL

P - J

Currently no listings

P - K

PK
Pkill
PKUNZIP
Pkware
PKZIP

P - L
Placeholder text

PL
Placeholder
Placeholder text
Places bar
PlaceWare
Plagiarism
Plain old documentation
Plaintext
Plaintext file
Planar board
Plasma
Plasma display
Plasma display panel
Plasma monitor
Plasma screen
Plastic leadless chip carrier
Plastic SCM
Platen
Platform
Platformer
Platter
Play
Playback
PlayBook
Play button
Player
Player killer
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Playlist
PlayOnLinux
PlayStation
PlayStation 2
PlayStation 3
PlayStation 4
PlayStation Now
PlayStation Portable
Play Store
Play To
PLC
PLCC
PLED
PLED1
PLED2
Plex
Plextor
Plop
Plot
Plotter
P.L. Porter
Plug
Plug and Play
Plug and Play device
Plug and Pray
Plug-compatible
Plug-in
Plug n Play
Plum
Plumbing
Plural
Plus
Pluses
Plus key
Plus sign
Plustek Technology
Plz

P - M

PM
P-machine
PMC-Sierra
PMF
PMFJI
PMS
PMSL
PMT

P - N

PN
PNFO
PNG
PNG image format
PNP
PNSFW
PNT
PNY Technologies

P - O
Computer power supply

PO
Pocket PC
POD
Podcast
Pogo
Point
Point-and-click
Point-and-shoot
Point chart
Point diagram
Pointer
Pointing device
Pointing stick
Pointing tool
Point-of-sale
Point-of-sale system
Point-of-sale terminal
Point release
Point size
Point-to-Point Protocol
Poke
Polar coordinates
Polarity
Polarization maintaining
Polarization maintaining fiber
Polaroid
Policeware
PollDaddy
Polling
Polling cycle
Polyflon
Polygon
Polyinstantiation
Polyline
Polymorphic
Polymorphic infection
Polymorphic virus
Polymorphism
Pong
POOF
Pooled mining
POP
POP2
POP3
POP3 server
POP account
POP address
Popd
POP mail
Pop server
Popular memes
Populate
Pop-under
Popup
Pop-up
Pop-up ads
Pop-up menu
Pop-up window
Porn mode
Port
Port 80
Port 80 display
Port 80h card
Portability
Portable
Portable antivirus software
Portable computer
Portable Data File
Portable device
Portable Document File
Portable Document Format
Portable drive
Portable language
Portable Network Graphic
Portable phone
Portable Standard Lisp
Portal
Port bar
Port expander
Port forwarding
Port mapping
PortMon
Port numbers
Portrait
Portrait mode
Portrait orientation
Port replicator
Ports
Port scan
Port scanner
Port sniffing
Port triggering
POS
Positional parameter
POSIX
POSIX time
POS scanner
Post
Post card
Postcardware
Post code
PostgreSQL
Posting
Postmaster
Post office protocol
Post office protocol 3
Postprocessor
Post production
Post reader
PostScript
PostScript clone
Post test
Posture
Potcoin
POTS
Pound
Pound sign
POV
POV camera
PoW
Power
PowerBook
Power button
Power cable
PowerColor
Power conditioner
Power connector
Power cord
Power cycle
Power cycling
Power down
Power failure
PowerHA
Power indicated lights
Power indication lights
Power ISA
Power leveling
Power management
PowerNow!
Poweroff
Power-on self-test
Power options
Power outage
Power outlet
Power pack
PowerPC
PowerPC based
Power plan
Power plug
PowerPoint
PowerPoint 2010
PowerPoint presentation
PowerPoint slideshow
PowerPoint viewer
PowerPoint window
Power Quest
Power sag
Power save
Power save mode
Power saver
Power settings
Power settings mode
PowerShell
Power socket
Power spikes
Power strip
Power supplies
Power supply
Power supply unit
Power surge
Power switch
Power symbol
Power up
Power user
Power user menu
Power user task menu
Powtoon

P - P
PPP

PP
PPC
PPGA
PPI
PPL
PPM
PPP
PPPoE
PPS
PPT
PPTP

P - Q

Currently no listings

P - R
Programming

Pr
Pr0n
Practical Peripherals
PRAM
Precompiler
Predator
Predesktop area
Predictive Failure Analysis
Preemptive
Preemptive multitasking
Preference
Prefetch
Prefetch folder
PrefetchW
Prefix
Preformatted
Prepress
Preprocessor
Pre-rendering
Prerendering
Presentation
Presentation graphics
Presentation layer
Presentation manager
Presentation program
Presentation software
Presper Eckert
Pressure-sensitive tablet
Pre tag
Pretty Good Privacy
Preventive maintenance
Preview
Preview area
Preview Pane
Previous
PRI
Pricebots
Primary
Primary cache
Primary channel
Primary DNS
Primary Domain Controller
Primary drive
Primary IDE controller
Primary key
Primary memory
Primary partition
Primary storage
Primary storage device
Pri master
Primax
Prime
Primecoin
Prime number
Principles of Complier Design
Print
Print$
Printable area
Print area
Print buffer
Printed circuit board
printenv
Printer
Printer cable
Printer Command Language
Printer data cable
Printer driver
Printer engine
Printer font
Printer head
Printer port
Printer resolution
Printer speed
Printf
Print file
Print head
Printing orientation
Print key
Print Layout
Print merge
Printout
Print preview
Print preview screen
Print quality
Print review
Print screen
Print screen button
Print screen key
Print scr key
Print server
Print spooler
Print wheel
Priocntl
Priority
PRISM
Prismo Graphics
Privacy
Privacy filter
Privacy policy
Privacy policy statement
Private
Private beta
Private browsing
Private class
Private line
Private mode
Private variable
Privilege level
Privileges
Privmsg
PRN
PRNG
Probeware
Problem
Problem exists between chair and keyboard
Problem exists between keyboard and chair
Problem Reports and Solutions
Problem Step Recorder
Problem Steps Recorder
Probook
ProcDump
Procedural language
Procedure
Process
Process color
Processes
Process Explorer
Process ID
Processing
Processing capacity
Processing device
Processing speed
Processing unit
Process management
Process Monitor
Processor
Processor cache
Processor chip
Processor clock speed
Processor cooling fan
Processor die
Processor fan
Processor package
Processor power module
Processor slot
Processor socket
Processor speed
Processor throttling
Procom
Prodigy
Product ID
Product identification
Product identification key
Product key
Profile
Profile site
Pro gamer
Proglog
Progra~1
Program
Program and Features
Program comments
Program counter
Program extension
Programfiler
Program files
Program files folder
Program files (x86)
Program folder
Program generator
Program group
Program icon
Program infector
Program Information File
Program listing
Program logic
Programmable
Programmable function key
Programmable Read-Only Memory
Programmable ROM
Programmable ROM programmer
Program manager
Programme
Program menu
Programmer
Programmer's switch
Programmes
Programmi
Programming
Programming in logic
Programming language
Programming software
Programming tools
Program optimization
Programs and features
Program statement
Program window
Progress bar
Progress indicator
Progressive
Progressive JPEG
Progressive scan
Progressive Software
Progress tag
Project Ara
Project Atlas
Project Gutenberg
Project management software
Projector
Prolog
PROM
PROM blaster
Prometheus
Promiscuous mode
Promise
Promisec
Promote
PROM programmer
Prompt
Proof-of-Stake
Proof-of-Work
Proofreading
Propagated error
Propagation delay
Proper case
Properties
Proportional spacing
Proprietary
Proprietary hardware
Proprietary software
ProteanOS
Protected memory
Protected mode
Protocol
Protocol port
Pro Tools
Prototype
Prototyping
Provider
Proxies
Proxy
Proxy server
Prscr
PRTSC
PRTSC key
Prtscn
Prtscr
Prt Scrn
Prune
PRW

P - S
Computer green and purple PS/2 ports

PS
PS1
PS2
PS/2
PS/2 cable
PS/2 connector
PS/2 header
PS2 keyboard
PS2 mouse
PS/2 port
PS3
PS4
PSAT
PSD
PSE
Pseudo-class
Pseudocode
Pseudolanguage
Pseudomachine
Pseudo-operation
Pseudo-random
Pseudo-random number
Pseudo-random number generator
Pseudo terminal
Pseudo-terminal
PsExec
PsFile
PsGetSid
PsInfo
PSION
Ps key
PsKill
PSL
PsList
PsLoggedOn
PsLogList
PSoC
PS One
PSP
PsPasswd
PsPing
PSR
PsService
PsShutdown
Ps/SR
PsSuspend
PST
PST file
PSTN
PsTools
pstree
PSU
PSX

P - T

Pt
P tag
PTC integrity
PTL
Ptm
PTR
Pts
Pty

P - U
Punch card

PU
PUBG
Public
Public beta
Public carrier
Public domain
Public domain image
Public domain software
Public_html
Public Internet address
Public IP
Public IP address
Public key
Public key cryptography
Public key encryption
Public-key forward secrecy
Public website
Publisher
Publishing
Puck
PUG
Pull
Pull-down menu
Pulled down menu
Pulse
Pulse-code modulation
Pumping
Punch card
Punch down tool
Punched cards
Punched tape
Punch machine
Punch tape
Punctuation keys
PunkBuster
Puppy Linux
Purchase
PureBasic
PureData
Pure Digital Technologies
Purge
Purge file
Purple
Push
Push-button
Pushd
Push e-mail
Push 'n' Connect
Push notification
Push technology
Put
Puter
PUTM
PuTTY

P - V

PVCS
PvE
PvP
PVR
Pvs

P - W

PW
PWD
Pwn
Pwn3d
Pwnd
Pwned
Pwrite
PWS

P - X

Px
PXE
PXI

P - Y

Py
Python
Pythonic
Python language
Python pickling

P - Z

PZA

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