A common form of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) produced by repeating the same small movements many times. As more and more people use computers, carpal tunnel syndrome and other forms of RSI have become more prevalent. Typical symptoms are numbness or burning in the fingers or wrist. If not addressed early on, the injury can cause permanent damage.
There are a number of ways to avoid carpal tunnel syndrome, including adjusting the height and angle of your chair and keyboard, and taking frequent breaks from typing. Modern office furniture, designed especially for computer use, can help considerably.
Carputer refers to any computing platform that is installed in a vehicle. While some aftermarket carputers are available to consumers, most carputers are built by enthusiasts using desktop PC components from smaller form factors like the mini-ITX or microATX. Carputers are mainly used for playing music and DVD movies, connecting to the Internet, and navigation. […]
The mechanism on a printer that feeds paper. A wide-carriage printer is a printer that can accept very wide paper. A narrow-carriage printer is a printer that accepts only standard-sized paper.
- carriage return
Often abbreviated CR, a carriage return is a special code that moves the cursor (or print head) to the beginning of the current line. In the ASCII character set, a carriage return has a decimal value of 13.
Short for carrier signal, carrier system, or carrier service provider: carrier signal: A frequency in a communications channel modulated to carry analog or digital signal information. For example, an FM radio transmitter modulates the frequency of a carrier signal and the receiver processes the carrier signal to extract the analog information. An AM radio transmitter […]
- carrier's carrier
A carrier’s carrier is a telecommunications industry business model where a carrier sells or leases bandwidth on its own infrastructure to another telecom carrier for reselling to their own customers. There are two applications for carrier’s carrier; the customer carrier is an Internet service provider (ISP), or the customer carrier is an MPLS VPN provider. […]