Slang term used to describe any publication in its printed form when the same publication is available in a paperless version online. In hacker slang terminology, any printed manual or documentation that is freely available online is called treeware.
)A small picture, such as a star or a pointing finger, that can be inserted into a document. Many sets of dingbats are available as a special font. One of the most popular is Zapf dingbats, named after its creator, Hermann Zapf.
An electric component that conducts electric current in only one direction, functioning as a one-way valve. Diodes typically are made from semiconductor materials such as silicon, germanium or selenium and are uses as voltage regulators, signal rectifiers, oscillators and signal modulators/demodulators. In computer equipment, diodes are commonly used to emit light by passing a current […]
On a digital camera, a diopter is a small dial or knob adjuster connected to the viewfinder. The diopter allows you to adjust the viewfinder sharpness to match your own eyesight. The diopter adjustment controls the focus of the viewfinder only, it does not change the focus of the camera lens.
- dipole antenna
An antenna that has omnidirectional coverage. Access Points usually have one or more dipole antennas.
- Direct Attached Storage (DAS)
DAS is short for direct attached storage. Direct attached storage (DAS), also called direct attach storage, is digital storage that is attached directly to a computer or a server. In other words, DAS isn’t part of a storage network. The most familiar example of DAS is the internal hard drive in a laptop or desktop […]