Computer Dictionary - S

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

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Top 10 'S' Terms

Secondary storageStorage device
Software
Start
Sound card
Secondary storage
Spreadsheet
Speaker
Star topology
Serial port
Social network

S - Number

S-expression
S-Video
S.M.A.R.T.
S/PDIF
S/W
S2p
S2R

S - A

SaveSA
SaaS
SaaS BI
SaaS ERP
Sabnzbd
Sabotage
SACD
Sad Mac
Safari
Safe font
Safe mode
Safemode
Safety ring
Sag
Sags
Safe High Voltage connector
Salami attack
Salami slicing
Salutation
Samba
Sampling
Sampling rate
Samsung
SAN
Sandbox
Sandy Bridge
SANE
Sanitize
Sanitized data
Sans Serif
Sans-Serif font
SAP
Sar
SAS
SATA
SATA cable
SATA connector
SATA controller
SATA drive
SATA hard drive
SATA HDD
SATA interface
SATA port
SATADIMM
SATAN
Satellite
Satellite Computer
Saturation
Save
Save as
Save file
Save point
Saving

S - B

S-band Multiple Access
SBD
SBE
Sbjct
SBus
S band

S - C

Computer scamsSC
SCA
Scala
Scalar
Scalar Processor Architecture
Scalable font
Scalable architecture
Scale
Scaling
Scalix
Scam
Scan
Scanf
Scan codes
Scan disk
Scan head
Scan line
Scan rate
Scandisk
Scanned
Scanner
Scanner driver
Scanning
Scanning device
ScanPST
Scanreg
Scareware
SCART
SCAT
SCC
SCCM
SCCS
Scheduled task
Schema
Schema matching
Scheme
Scheme programming language
Schtasks
Science
Scientific notation
Scissor switch
Scissoring
ScLk
SCNR
SCO
SCO Open Desktop
SCO OpenServer
SCO UNIX
SCO Xenix
SCOM
Scp
Scratch
Scratch disk
Scratch space
Scratchpad memory
Screen
Screen brightness
Screen Buffer
Screen capture
Screen dump
Screen flicker
Screen font
Screen map
Screen print
Screen reader
Screen resolution
Screen saver
Screen shot
Screen size
Screencast
Screensaver
Screenshot
ScreenTip
Screw
Screw hole
Screwdriver
Screwless
Scribd
Script
Script language
Scriptz
Scripting language
Script-kiddie
ScrLk
Scroll
Scroll arrow
Scroll bar
Scroll box
Scroll key
Scroll lock
Scroll lock key
Scroll mouse
Scroll wheel
Scrollbar
Scrolling
Scrolling text box
SCSI
SCSI bus
SCSI cable
SCSI chain
SCSI device
SCSI port
SCSI-to-SCSI cable
Scumware
Scunthorpe problem
Scuzzy
Scuzzy hard drive

S - D

SD Card examplesSD
SD Card
SD Card reader
SDA
SDDL
SDFU
SDH
SDHC
Sdiff
SDK
SDLC
SDLT
SDSL
SDRAM
SDR-RAM
SDU

S - E

Search bar.SEA
SE
Seagate
Seamless Integration
SeaMonkey
Search
Search and Replace
Search bar
Search box
Search Engine
Search engine cloaking
Search Engine Results Page
Search engine spider
Search key
Search query
Search string
Seated
SEC
SECC
Second
Second Edition
Second generation language
Second Life
Secondary
Secondary Cache
Secondary channel
Secondary disk
Secondary key
Secondary memory
Secondary memory devices
Secondary storage
Secondary storage device
Secondary storage management
Secret question
Sect
Section
Section break
Sector
Sector 0
Sector Interleave
Security key
Secure boot
Secure connection
Secure network
Secure Socket Layer
Security
Security certificate
Security Descriptor Definition Language
Security through obscurity
Security token
Security vulnerability
Security question
Security-Enhanced Linux
Sed
Seed
Seed data
Seek
Seek Time
Segment
Segmentation
Segmentation fault
Segfault
Select
Select all
Select text
Selected cell
Selection
Selection box
Selection rectangle
Selection sort
Selector channel
Selectron tube
Selenium
Self-Extracting archive
Self-Extracting file
Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology
Self-timed circuit
Selfie
SELinux
Semacode
Semantic zoom
Semaphore
Semi colon
Semicolon
Semiconductor
Send-receive fax modem
Send
Send to
Sendmail
Senior bit
Sensor
SEO
SEP
Separator
Sequence
Sequence check
Sequenced Packet eXchange
Sequential
Sequential access
Sequential file
Sequential processing
Sequential search
Serial
Serial Access
Serial ATA
Serial cable
Serial channel
Serial communications
Serial Communications Controller
Serial communications port
Serial console
Serial Device
Serial file
Serial Interface
Serial key
Serial Line Internet Protocol
Serial mouse
Serial No.
Serial number
Serial Peripheral Interface
Serial port
Serial port header
Serial printer
Serial processing
Serial SCSI
Serial transmission
Serif
Serif font
SERP
Server
Server closet
Server Farm
Server Message Block
Server push
Server room
Server Side
Server Side Include
Server side scripting
Server virtualization
Service
Service Advertising Protocol
Service Pack
Service Provider
Service Tag
Servlet
Servo
Servo motor
Session
Session Announcement Protcol
Session cookie
Session layer
Set
Set jumpers
Set path
Set-top box
Setenv
Setfacl
Setgid
SETI
Setlocal
Settime
Settings
Settling time
Setuid
Setup
Setver
SES
Sent
Sent items
Sex
Sex changer
Sexting
Sextortion

S - F

Sfc
SFETE
SFF
SFTP
SFTP jail
SFW
SFX

S - G

Sg
SGD
SGML
SGRAM

S - H

Computer shadowSh
SHA
SHA-1
Shading
Shading artist
Shadow
Shadow BIOS ROM
Shadow Mask
Shadow RAM
Shadow memory
Shadow printing
Shadow RAM
Shadow ROM
Shake
Share
Shared directory
Shared document
Shared drive
Shared folder
Shared logic
Shared memory
Shared network directory
Shared resource
SharePoint
Shareware
Sharpness
Shebang
Sheet
Sheet tab
Sheetfed scanner
Sheet Feeder
Shelf
Shell
Shell notification area
Shell scripts
Shellshock
Shielded twisted-pair cable
Shift
Shift clicking
Shift key
Ship
Shockwave
Shoenet
Shopbots
Shopped
Shopping cart
Showstopper
Short-circuit operator
Short file name
Short-haul
Short Message Service
Shortcut
Shortcut button
Shortcut icon
Shortcut key
Shortcut menu
Shorthand
Shortkey
Shortlink
Shoulder surfing
Shovelware
Show Desktop Icon
SHRDLU
Shred
SHTML
Shuffle
Shut down
Shut off
Shutdown
Shuts down
SHV connector

S - I

log offSI
Sic
Side grade
Side pane
Sideband addressing
Sidebar
Sidejacking
SIG
Sig quote
SIGINT
Sign in
Signal
Signature
Signature block
Sign off
Sign on
Sign out
Signedness
Silicon
Silicon wafer
Silicon chip
Silicon Valley
Silk Road
Silver
Silverlight
Sim
SIM card
SIM lock
SIMD
Simlock
SIMM
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
Simple substitution
Simplex
Simplex communication
Simplex transmission
Simulated annealing
Simula
Simulation
Simulation software
Simultaneous peripheral operations online
Sine wave
Single click
Single Connector Attachment
Single-density diskette
Single inheritance
Single In-line memory module
Single in-line package
Single Instruction Multiple Data
Single Point of Failure
Single quote
Single sheet
Single-sided diskette
Single space
Single-mode fiber
Single step
Single threading
Single-user computer
SIO
SIP
SIPP
Siri
Sirius
SIS
SiS chipset
SITD
Site
Site license
Site map
Sitename
Size
Sizing handle

S - J
Currently no listings
S - K

SkypeSkin
Skins
Skinz
Skip
SkyDrive
Skype
Skype name
Skyscraper ad

S - L

Slackware LinuxSLA
Slack
Slack space
Slackware Linux
Slang
Slant
Slash
Slashdot effect
Slate PC
Slamming
Slave
Slave drive
Slave hard drive
Slave jumper
Sleep
Sleep mode
SLI
SLIC
Slice
Slide
Slide layout
Slide Master
Slide pane
Slide presentation
Slide rule
Slide ruler
Slide show
Slide Show view
Slide Sorter
Slide transition
Slide transition effect
Slide transition icon
Slimline model
Sling TV
SLIP
Slipstick
Slipstreaming
SLIRK
Slk
Slogin
Slot
Slot 1
Slot A
Slot fed CD-ROM
Slot load disc drive
Slotket
Slotted screw
Slotted screwdriver
Slow
Slow Internet
SLSI
Slug area
Slurp

S - M

smart cableSM
SM Bus controller
SMA
SMAIM
Small Computer System Interface
Small icons view
Small Office-Home office
Small-scale integration
Smalltalk
SMAR
Smart
Smart battery
Smart battery data
Smart cable
Smart card
Smart dust
Smart Tag
Smart TV
Smart terminal
SmartArt
Smartdrv
SmartMedia
SmartMedia Card
Smartphone
Smartwatch
SMB
Smbclient
SMBus
SMC
SME
SMEM
SMH
SMI
SMIL
Smile
Smiley
Smiley face
Smilies
Smishing
Smitfraud
SMM
SMP
SMPS
SMRAM
SMS
SMT
SMTP
SMTP address
SMTP server
Smurf attack

S - N

Slow computerSN
SNA
SNAFU
Snagit
Snail mail
SNAP
Snap Server
Snapchat
Snapped app
Snapshot
Snarf
Sneakernet
Sneakware
Sniff
Sniffer
Sniffed
Sniffing
Snippet
Snipping
Snipping Tool
SNMP
Snoopware
Snow
Snowlinux
Snowball

S - O

socket 423SO
SO-DIMM
SO-RIMM
SOA
SOAP
Social engineering
Social media
Social media services
Social media sites
Social MMO
Social network
Socket
Socket 1
Socket 2
Socket 3
Socket 4
Socket 5
Socket 6
Socket 7
Socket 8
Socket 370
Socket 423
Socket 462
Socket 478
Socket 603
Socket 604
Socket 939
Socket A
Socket AM2
Socket F
Socks
SODIMM
Soft
Soft boot
Soft break
Soft copy
Soft error
Soft font
Soft link
Soft page break
Soft return
Soft ware
Soft-sectored disk
Software
Software agent
Software application
Software as a Service
Software build
Software conversion
Software copyright
Software-dependent
Software developer
Software development
Software development kit
Software development phases
Software development process
Software driver
Software engineering
Software error message
Software failure
Software firewall
Software flow control
Software house
Software library
Software license
Software life cycle
Software optimization
Software package
Software patch
Software piracy
Software portability
Software program
Software publishing
Software requirements
Software skin
Software Suite
Software testing
Software update
Software upgrade
Software utility
Software version
Software versioning
Software-as-a-Service Business Intelligence
Software-as-a-Service Enterprise Resource Planning
SOHO
SOI
SOJ DRAM
SOK
SOL
Solaris
Solder
Soldered
Solenoid
Solid inkjet printer
Solid state
Solid state disk
Solid state drive
Solid-state device
Solid state hard drive
Solid-state memory
Solid-state relay
Solid state storage
Solidus
Solitaire
Some1
SONET
Sony
SOP
SorG
Soroban
Sort
Sort within a sort
Sorter
Sort field
SOS
Sound
Sound buffer
Sound card
Sound card driver
Sound codec
Sound device
Sound driver
Sound file
Sound hood
Sound in
Sound out
Sound port
Sound recorder
SoundBlaster
SoundCloud
Source
Source code
Source computer
Source control
Source data
Source data acquisition
Source data capture
Source data disc
Source data disk
Source data diskette
Source disk
Source drive
Source document
Source program
SourceAnywhere
SourceForge
South Bridge
South Bridge chipset
Southbridge
SoW
Soz

S - P

E-mail spamSP
SP2
SP3
Space
Space bar
Space character
Space key
Space parity
Spacebar
Spacebar key
Spacefiller virus
Spacer
Spaghetti code
Spacing
Spam
Spam filter
Spam folder
Spam mail
Spammer
Spamming
Span
Spanning tree
SPARC
Sparklines
Sparks
SparkyLinux
Sparse matrix
Sparsity
Spatial digitizer
Spawn
Spawn camping
SPD
SPDIF
Speaker
Spear phishing
Spec
SPEC code
Special characters
Special file
Special interest group
Special key
Special purpose language
Specification
Speculative execution
Speculative load
Speech authentication
Speech recognition
Speech synthesis
Speech verification
Speech-generating device
Speed bump
Speed hacker
Speed up
SpeedStep
Spell
Spell check
Spell checker
Spelling check
Spelling checker
SPI
Spider
Spike
Spim
Spin box
Spin button
Spindle
SPIT
SPK
SPL
Splash screen
Splashtop
Split
Split bar
Split keyboard
Split screen
Split window
Splitter
Splogs
Spludger
Sprite
SPOF
Sponsored post
Spoof
Spoofing
Spool
Spool folder
Spooler
Spooling
SPP
Spot color
Spotify
Spotlight
SPS
Spread spectrum
Spreadsheet
Spreadsheet application
Spreadsheet program
Spreadsheet software
Sprocket feed
Spudger
SPX
Spy ware
Spybot
Spyware

S - Q

Square bracket
Squiggly
Squiggly brackets
SQL
SQL injection
SQL Server

S - R

Sr
Src
SRAM
SRO
Sry

S - S

Crucial SSDSSAP
SSD
SSD hard drive
SSDD
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSH
SSH jail
SSHD
SSI
SSID
SSJS
SSL
SSP
SSR
SST
SSTP

S - T

StandbySt
Stack
Stack overflow
Stack overflow error
Stack pointer
Stack puke
Staircasing
Stdin
Strafe
Strafe jumping
Standalone
Standalone device
Standalone server
Standoff
Standard
Standard Apple Numeric Environment
Standard attribute
Standard ATX
Standard Generalized Markup Language
Standard keyboard
Standard Parallel Port
Standard toolbar
Standby
Standbye
Standby mode
Standby Power System
Standing desk
Standout
Star
Star network
Star symbol
Star topology
Star-dot-star
StarOffice
Start
Start bit
Start button
Start Menu
Start orb
Start screen
Start/Stop transmission
StarTeam
Startup
Startup application
Startup disk
Startup folder
Startup group
Startup program
Stat
State
Stateful firewall
Stateless
Stateless firewall
Stateless protocol
Statement
State-of-the-art
Stateful Packet Inspection
Static
Static allocation
Static electricity
Static IP
Static IP address
Static memory
Static RAM
Static website
Statistic
Status
Status bar
Status line
STD
Stealth virus
Steam
Steering wheel
Step recorder
Stepper motor
STFU
Stick
Sticky
Sticky note
Sticky Keys
Still image
STM
STM-1
STM-4
STM-8
STM-16
STM-64
STN
Stop
Stop button
Stop bit
Stop words
Storage
Storage Area Network
Storage capacity
Storage device
Storage location
Storage media
Storage medium
Store
Store-and-forward
Storyboard
STP
STP cable
STR
STR8
STRA
Straight through
Straight through cable
Stream
Streaming
Streaming audio
Streaming content
Streaming media
Streaming video
Streaming tape
Stress test
Strftime
Strikeout
Strikethrough
String
Strip
Stripper
Stroke weight
Strong password
Strong typed language
STS
STS-1
STS-3
STS-12
STS-24
STS-48
STS-192
Storage Management Subsystem
STP
Stty
Stubroutine
Stuck pixel
StumbleUpon
Structured Query Language
Stuff
Stutter
Stuxnet
Style
Style pointer
Style sheet
Style sheet language
Styling
Stylus
STYS

S - U

Subnet MaskSu
Sub
Subdirectory
Subdomain
Subfolder
Subject
Subject line
Submenu
Submit
Subnet
Subnet address
Subnet Mask
Subnetting
Subnetwork
Subnotebook computer
Subprogram
Subreddit
Subroutine
Subscribe
Subscript
Subscription
Subsidy lock
Subst
Substr
Substring
Subtract
Subtract key
Subtraction sign
Substitution cipher
Subversion
Subwoofer
Sudo
Suffix
SUID
Suite
Sum
Sum1
SUMIF
Sun
Sun Microsystems
Sun Solaris
SunOS
Sup
Super block
Super computer
Super I/O
Super input/output
Super Socket 7
Super southbridge
Super user
Super VGA
Super7
Superbrain II
SuperCard
Superclass
Supercomputer
SuperDisk
SuperDrive
SuperFetch
Superfish
Super-large-scale integration
Superscalar
Superscript
SuperSpeed USB
Supertwist
Supertwisted nematic
Superuser
Super Video Graphics Array
Supervised
Support
Surf
Surface
Surface Book
Surface modeling
Surface Web
Surface-mount technology
Surfer
Surfing
Surge
Surge protection
Surge protector
Surge suppressor
SUS
SUSE
SUSE Linux
Suspend
Suspend-to-RAM
SUYF

S - V

S-Video
SVCD
Svchost
SVGA
SVGA monitor

S - W

Hot swapping network driveSW
Swag
SWAK
Swap
Swap File
Swapoff
Swapon
Swapping
SWDYT
SWE
Swear filter
Swift
Swipe
Switch
Switch off
Switch statement
Switch user
Switches

S - X

SXGA
SXGA+
SXSW

S - Y

Computer system panel cable and connectorSYLK
Symantec
Symbian
Symbian OS
Symbol
Symbol font
Symbolic link
Symlink
Symlinkd
SYN
SYN attack
Sync
Synchronous
Synchronous optical network
Synchronous transmission
Synchronous Data Link Control
Synchronous digital hierarchy
Synchronous DRAM
Synchronous Graphic RAM
Synchronization
Synchronize
Synonym
Syntactic sugar
Syntax
Syntax error
Syntax highlighting
Synth
Synthesizer
Sys
Sys64738
Sysadmin
Sysedit
Sysgen
Sysinfo
Sysinternals
Sysinternals Suite
Sysklogd
Syslog
Sysop
SysRq
System
System.ini
System32
System 7
System administrator
System analyst
System BIOS
System BIOS shadowed
System board
System bus
System call
System case
System Center Operations Manager
System clock
System component
System conversion
System crash
System development
System diskette
System error
System extension
System failure
System fan
System file
System file checker
System folder
System font
System hang
System hardware
System information
System International
System lockup
System Management Server
System Network Architecture
System operator
System Packet Interface
System panel cable
System panel connector
System panel header
System partition
System properties
System recovery
System Registry
System requirements
System resource
System resource management
System restore
System restore point
System restore disc
System software
System speaker
System Support Program
System timer
System tray
System unit
System V
Systeminfo
Systemroot
Systems analysis
Systems engineer
Systems Hungarian notation
Systems integration
Systems programming language
Systray
SysV

S - Z
Currently no listings

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