)A method of feeding paper through a printer. Friction-feed printers use plastic or rubber rollers to squeeze a sheet of paper and pull it through the printer.
The other principal form of feeding paper into a dot-matrix or daisy-wheel printer is through a tractor feed, in which sprocketed wheels on either side of the printer fit into holes in the paper. As the wheels revolve, the paper is pulled through the printer.
Tractor-feed printers require special paper, whereas friction-feed printers can handle most types of cut-sheet paper, including envelopes. Many printers support both types of feeding mechanisms.
In the world of computers the word fried is used to refer to hardware or systems that have been rendered completely useless. One common example is to refer to a non-working hard drive as “being fried”. In more general electronics, fried refers to components that have been burned by excessive voltage, heat or electrical damage.
Friendquest a slang term used to describe the act of sending a friend request to another person on a social networking site (SNS).
On social networking sites (SNS), like Facebook, friends are the people on the same SNS that you have added as a contact from within your own profile. On some social networking sites you may be required to accept a person’s friend request before they can see your profile, on other sites it may be an […]
- front end
(1) For software applications, front end is the same as user interface. (2) In client/server applications, the client part of the program is often called the front end and the server part is called the back end. (3) Compilers, the programs that translate source code into object code, are often composed of two parts: a […]
- front page optimization
Abbreviated as FPO, front page optimization is the process of increasing the amount of visitor click-through and reducing bounce rates. This process helps identify short and long term solutions in the areas of home page loading and rending times.