Adapted from the slang term scab (a strike-breaker or one who crosses a strike line to work in place of striking employees), electronic scabbing refers to the practice used by managers and other executives when computer networks are used to transfer electronic documents (e.g., accounting, clerical, word processing, databases, records) to a non-striking workforce.
- electronic shopping cart
An electronic commerce tool (software or service) that is the user-interface for the customer to shop at online stores. It allows users to place items in a “shopping basket”, and the cart remembers these items for a predetermined length of time. Extra features such as different color or size options, quantity of order, and matching […]
- elementary stream
Video or audio streams that are not multiplexed together as a single file. The format of the elementary stream depends upon the codec or data carried in the stream.
- electronic zoom
Found on digital cameras and camcorders electronic zoom indicates the availability of electronic controls that can be used to zoom the lens in and out. Some camcorders only have electronic zoom.
- embedded command
In word processing, an embedded command is a sequence of special characters inserted into a document that affects the formatting of the document when it is printed. For example, when you change fonts in a word processor (by specifying bold type), the word processor inserts an embedded command that causes the printer to change fonts. […]
- embedded file
When designing a Web page, an embedded file refers to any type of multimedia file that you might insert, or embed into the Web page. This includes files like graphics and sound files.