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Common Abbreviations

Everyone should know these!

These are terms commonly used in exams. You should know what the abbreviations stand for and you should try and use them in your answers.

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

DPA

Data Protection Act

EFT

Electronic Funds Transfer

EPOS

Electronic Point Of Sale

GUI

Graphical User Interface

HCI

Human Computer Interface

HTML

Hyper Text Markup Language

ISP

Internet Service Provider

LAN

Local Area Network

LCD

Liquid Crystal Display

MICR

Magnetic In Character Recognition

POS

Point Of Sale

RAM

Read Access Memory

ROM

Read Only Memory

RTF

Rich Text format

TFT

Thin Film Transistor

WAN

Wide Area Network

WYSIWYG

What You See Is What You Get

 

Thanks to Grant Marshall for this suggestion.

 

 

 

 


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