Computer Dictionary - P

Updated: 11/10/2017 by Computer Hope

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Top 10 'P' Terms

ProtocolProgramming language
PCI
Protocol
Printer
Primary storage device
Processing device
Power supply
Projector
POST

P - Number

P2P P-Cable
P-Code
P-Machine
P&C
P1
P1 connector
P2
P23
P24
P24C
P24CT
P24S
P2P
P2P network
P3
P4
P4 cable
P4 connector
P45
P5
P55C
P6
P7
P8
P8 connector
P9 connector
P911

P - A

Page up and page down keyPa
PaaS
PAC
Pack
Package
Packaged software
Packed file
Packet
Packet aggregation
Packet data
Packet Internet Groper
Packet monkey
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
Page Layout
Page margin
Page markup
Page mode
Page number
Page Not Found
Page orientation
Page printer
Page setup
Page size
Pages Per Minute
Page Up
Page Up Key
Page views
Page weight
Pagefile
PageRank
Pagesize
Pagination
Pagination breaks
Paging
Paging file
Paint
Paint bucket
Paint program
Paint window
Paint 3D
Paintbrush
PAL
Palette
Palette snooping
Palm
Palm rejection
PalmPilot
Palmtop
Palmtop computer
Panasonic
Panasonic interface
Pandora
Pandora radio
Pane
Panic
PAN
PANS
Pantone Matching System
Paper
Paper feed
Paper jam
Paperclip
Paperless
Paperless office
Paper-white
Paradigm
Paragraph
Paragraph break
Paragraph formatting
Paragraph mark
Paragraph symbol
Parallel
Parallelization
Parallel access
Parallel ATA
Parallel computer
Parallel execution
Parallel Interface
Parallel port
Parallel port header
Parallel Printer
Parallel processing
Parallel transmission
Parameter
Parameter-driven
Parameter RAM
Parametric polymorphism
PARC
Parent
Parent/Child
Parent directory
Parental Controls
Parentheses
Parenthesis
Parermeter
Pareto
Parity
Parity bit
Parity check
Parity error
Park
Parm
Parole
Parole media player
Parse
Parse error
Part
Part Number
Partition
Partition magic
Partition segment
Partition table
Party
Pascal
Pascal case
Pascaline
Pass word
Passphrase
Passive 3D
Passive heat sink
Passive-matrix display
PassMark
Passport
Passwd
Password
Password generator
Password manager
Password protection
Paste
Paste options
Pasting
Paste area
Paste special
Pastebin
Pasteboard
PAT
PATA
PATA cable
PATA hard drive
Patch
Patch cable
Patch panel
Patch Tuesday
Patches
Patreon
Path
Pathname
Pathping
Pattern recognition
Pause
Pause break
Pause key
Paw
Pax
Payload
Paypal
Paywall

P - B

Pb
PB
PBIAB PByte
PBX

P - C

Printed circuit boardPC
PC/XT Keyboard
Pcat
PCB
PC bangs
PC Board
PC Card
PC card slot
PC clone
PC-DOS
PC-DOS 2000
PC speaker
PCI
PCI bus
PCI card
PCI connector
PCI device
PCI driver
PCI Express
PCI Express slot
PCI IRQ Steering
PCI modem
PCI slot
PCI-X
PCIe
PCIe slot
PCL
PCLinuxOS
PCle
PCM
PCMCIA
PCMCIA Slot
PC memory slot
PCS

P - D

Adobe Acrobat PDF iconPD
PDA
PDC
PDF
PDF file
PDF format
PDF reader
PDL
PDP
PDQ
PDT
PDU

P - E

Wacom Pen TabletPeach
Peak Inrush Current
PEAR
Pearl
PeaZip
PEBCAK
Pebi
Pebibit
Pebibyte
PEBKAC
Peer
Peer-to-peer
Peer-to-peer communications
Peer-to-peer network
Peek
PEGI
PEL
Pen
Pen Computer
Pen Drive
Pen plotter
Pen tablet
PendMoves
Penetration
Penetration test
Pentest
Pentium
Pentium chip
Pentium 2
Pentium 3
Pentium 4
Pentium II
Pentium III
Pentium III 533B
Pentium III 600B
Pentium IV
Pentium M
Pentium Pro
Pentium processor
People
People hacker
People hacking
Peopleware
PEP
Percent
Percent sign
Percentage
Perforce
Performance monitor
Performant
Period
Periodical
Peripheral
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 Identification Number
Personal Information Manager
PersonalJava
Personally Identifiable Information
Perspective view
Peta
Petabit
Petabyte

P - F

Pfft

P - G

Pin Grid Array (PGA)Pg
PGA
PGA Socket
Pg Dn
PGDN key
PGP
Pgrep
Pg Up
PGUP key

P - H

RJ-11 phone cable connector and connectionPhablet
Phantom
Pharming
Phases
Phase change
Phase modulation
Phdisk
Phillip screwdriver
Philips
Phillips screw
Phillips screwdriver
Phish
Phisher
Phishing
Phishing scam
Phoenix
Phone
Phone book
Phone connector
Phone jack
Phone line
Phone number
Phone switch
Phoneme
Phonetic alphabet
Phosphor
Photo
Photo crop
Photo editing
Photo editing software
Photo editor
Photo manipulation program
Photo retouching
Photocomposition
Photocopier
Photolithography
Photorealism
Photosensor
Photoshop
Photoshop Elements
Photoshopped
Phototypesetter
PHP
PHP language
PHP3
phpMyAdmin
Phrase tag
PHTML
Phreak
Physical
Physical address
Physical Address Extensions
Physical core
Physical format
Physical layer
Physical media
Physical memory
Physical storage
Physical unit
Physics engine

P - I

Example of pixelsPi
Pic
Pica
Picaboo
Picasa
Pick
Pickling
Picklist
PICNIC
Pico
Pico-ITX
PicoJava
PICS
Picture
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
Pin grid array
Pin-compatible
Pin feed
Pinch
Pine
Ping
Ping of Death
Ping Pong
Ping Pong buffer
Ping storm
Pingback
Pink
Pinterest
PIO
PIOC
Pioneer
Pipe
Pipe key
Pipeline
Pipeline break
Pipeline flush
Pipeline stall
PipeList
Pipelining
Piping
PIR
Piracy
Pirate
Pirate Bay
Pirated software
Pirating
Pisetup
PITA
Pitch
Pivot Table
Pixar
Pixel
Pixel depth
Pixel image
Pixel map
Pixel Per Inch
Pixel shader
Pixel tag
Pixelated
Pixelation

P - J

Currently no listings

P - K

PK
Pkill
PKUNZIP
PKZIP

P - L

Placeholder textPL
Placeholder
Placeholder text
Places bar
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
PlayBook
Play button
Play To
Player
Player killer
Playlist
PlayOnLinux
PlayStation
PlayStation 3
PlayStation 4
PLCC
PLED
PLED1
PLED2
Plop
Plot
Plotter
Plug
Plug and Play
Plug-and-Play
Plug n Play
Plug-compatible
Plug-in
Plum
Plumbing
Plus
Plus key
Plz

P - M

PM
PMF
PMFJI
PMS
PMSL
PMT

P - N

PN
PNG
PNP
PNT

P - O

Computer power supplyPO
Pocket PC
POD
Podcast
Pogo
Point
Point-and-click
Point-and-shoot
Point chart
Point diagram
Point release
Pointer
Point-of-scale
Point size
Point-To-Point Protocol
Pointing device
Pointing stick
Pointing tool
Poke
Polar coordinates
Polarity
Polarization Maintaining
Polarization Maintaining Fiber
Policeware
Polling
Polling cycle
Polygon
Polyinstantiation
Polyline
Polymorphic
Polymorphic infection
Polymorphic virus
Polymorphism
Pong
POOF
POP
POP account
POP address
POP mail
Pop server
POP2
POP3
Popd
Populate
Pop-up
Pop-up ads
Popup
Pop-up menu
Port
Port 80
Port 80 display
Port 80h card
Port bar
Port forwarding
Port mapping
Port numbers
Port replicator
Port scan
Port scanner
Port sniffing
Port triggering
Portability
Portable
Portable computer
Portable device
Portable Data File
Portable Document File
Portable Document Format
Portable drive
Portable language
Portable Network Graphic
Portable phone
Portal
Port expander
PortMon
Portrait
Portrait mode
Portrait orientation
Ports
POS
POS scanner
Positional parameter
POSIX
POSIX time
Post
Post card
Post Office Protocol
Post reader
Post test
Postcardware
Posting
Postmaster
Postprocessor
PostgreSQL
PostScript
PostScript Clone
Posture
POTS
Pound
Pound sign
POV
Power
Power button
Power cable
Power conditioner
Power connector
Power cord
Power cycle
Power cycling
Power down
Power failure
Power ISA
Power leveling
Power management
Power On Self Test
Power options
Power outage
Power outlet
Power plan
Power plug
Power socket
Power spikes
Power sag
Power save
Power save mode
Power saver
Power settings
Power settings mode
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
PowerBook
PowerHA
PowerNow!
Poweroff
PowerPC
PowerPoint
PowerPoint presentation
PowerPoint viewer
PowerPoint window
PowerShell

P - P

PPPPP
PPC
PPGA
PPI
PPL
PPM
PPPoE
PPP
PPS
PPT
PPTP

P - Q

Currently no listings

P - R

ProgrammingPr
Pr0n
PRAM
Precompiler
Predator
Predesktop area
Predictive Failure Analysis
Preemptive
Preemptive multitasking
Prefetch
Prefetch folder
PrefetchW
Preference
Prefix
Preformatted
Prepress
Preprocessor
Presentation
Presentation graphics
Presentation layer
Presentation manager
Presentation program
Presentation software
Pressure-sensitive tablet
Pretty Good Privacy
Preview
Preview Pane
Previous
Preventive maintenance
PRI
Pri master
Pricebots
Primary
Primary cache
Primary channel
Primary Domain Controller
Primary drive
Primary IDE controller
Primary key
Primary memory
Primary partition
Primary storage
Primary storage device
Prime
Prime number
Principles of Complier Design
Print
Print$
Print area
Print buffer
Print Layout
Print preview
Print preview screen
Print quality
Print scr key
Print screen
Print screen button
Print screen key
Print server
Print spooler
Print wheel
Printed Circuit Board
printenv
Printer
Printer Control Language
Printer driver
Printer engine
Printer font
Printer port
Print head
Printing orientation
Print merge
Printable area
Printf
Printout
Priocntl
Priority
PRISM
Privacy
Privacy filter
Privacy policy
Privacy policy statement
Private
Private class
Private line
Private mode
Privilege level
Privileges
Privmsg
PRN
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
Process Explorer
Process management
Process Monitor
Processes
Processing
Processing device
Processing capacity
Processing unit
Processor
Processor cache
Processor chip
Processor die
Processor fan
Processor package
Processor power module
Processor slot
Processor socket
Processor speed
Processor throttling
Product ID
Product identification
Product identification key
Product key
Profile
Profile site
Program
Program and Features
Program counter
Program extension
Program files
Program files (x86)
Program files folder
Program folder
Program generator
Program group
Program icon
Program Information File
Program listing
Program logic
Program menu
Program optimization
Program window
Programfiler
Programmable
Programmable function key
Programmable Read-Only Memory
Programmable ROM
Programmable ROM programmer
Program manager
Programme
Programmer
Programmer's switch
Programmes
Programmi
Programming
Programming in logic
Programming language
Programming software
Programming tools
Program statement
Progress bar
Progress indicator
Progressive
Progressive JPEG
Progressive scan
Project Gutenberg
Project management software
Projector
Proglog
Prolog
PROM
PROM blaster
PROM programmer
Promiscuous mode
Promote
Prompt
Proofreading
Propagated error
Propagation delay
Proper case
Properties
Proportional spacing
Proprietary
Proprietary hardware
Proprietary software
ProteanOS
Protected memory
Protected mode
Protocol
Prototype
Prototyping
Provider
Proxies
Proxy
Proxy Server
Prscr
Prtscr
Prtscn
Prt Scrn
PRTSC
PRTSC key
Prune
PRW

P - S

Pictures of computer green and purple PS/2 ports PS
Ps key
PS/2
PS/2 cable
PS/2 connector
PS/2 header
PS/2 port
Ps/SR
PS2
PS2 keyboard
PS2 mouse
PS3
PS4
PSAT
PSE
Pseudo terminal
Pseudocode
Pseudolanguage
Pseudomachine
Pseudo-operation
Pseudo-terminal
PsExec
PsFile
PsGetSid
PsInfo
PsKill
PsList
PsLoggedOn
PsLogList
PSP
PsPasswd
PsPing
PSR
PsService
PsShutdown
PsSuspend
PST
PSTN
PsTools
pstree
PSU

P - T

Pt
PTC Integrity
PTL
Ptm
Pts
Pty

P - U

Punch card PU
Public
Public beta
Public carrier
Public domain
Public domain software
Public key
Public key cryptography
Public-key forward secrecy
Public_html
Publisher
Publishing
Puck
PUG
Pull
Pull-down menu
Pulse
Pulse Code Modulation
Pumping
Punctuation keys
PunkBuster
Punch card
Punched cards
Punch tape
Puppy Linux
Purchase
Purge
PureBasic
Purple
Push
Push 'n' Connect
Push e-mail
Push notification
Push technology
Push-button
Pushd
Put
Puter
PuTTY

P - V

PVCS
PvP
PvE
PVR
Pvs

P - W

PWD
Pwn
Pwn3d
Pwnd
Pwned
Pwrite
PWS

P - X

Px
PXE
PXI

P - Y

Physical address
Py
Python
Python language
Python pickling
Pythonic

P - Z

PZA

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