clean computing

A general Green IT term used to describe the process of proper disposal of technology and computer equipment to ensure disposal does not create any harmful environmental waste.

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  • clean room

    A work area in which the air quality, temperature and humidity are highly regulated in order to protect sensitive equipment from contamination. Clean rooms are important features in the production of silicon chips, hard disk drives and other technologies such as satellites. The air in a clean room is repeatedly filtered to remove dust particles […]

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    To erase. Clear the screen , for example, means to erase everything on the display screen. Clear a variable means to remove whatever data is currently stored in the variable. Clear memory means to erase all data currently stored in memory.

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