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(1) Competition for resources. The term is used especially in networks to describe the situation where two or more nodes attempt to transmit a message across the same wire at the same time. (2) A type of network protocol that allows nodes to contend for network access. That is, two or more nodes may try […]
In online advertising context-centric refers to the marketing practice of matching product advertisements with content on an affiliate’s Web site by placing the ad in context. For example, a merchant selling cookware may use affiliates with sites that focus on providing cooking-focused content.
- context sensitive
Refers to a program feature that changes depending on what you are doing in the program. For example, context-sensitive help provides documentation for the particular feature that you are in the process of using.
- contextual advertising
(n.) Advertising on a website that is targeted to the specific individual who is visiting the Web site. A contextual ad system scans the text of a Web site for keywords and returns ads to the Web page based on what the user is viewing, either through ads placed on the page or pop-up ads. […]
- contextual menu
When using an application or an operating system, the menu that appears when you click on the right-hand button of a two-button mouse (also called right clicking). Single-button mouse users can bring up the contextual menu by holding down the ctrl key while clicking. The contextual menu appears at the cursor or where the pointer […]