(n.) In database design, a list of keys (or keywords), each of which identifies a unique record. Indices make it faster to find specific records and to sort records by the index field — that is, the field used to identify each record.
(v.)To create an index for a database, or to find records using an index.
- indexed color
In digital photography and imaging, indexed color is the term used to describe reduced color mapping of 8-bit or less. This is done to reduce images to their smallest size and these images are most commonly used on Web pages as they are small and quick to load. The 256 color palette is mapped for […]
In digital photography terms, infinity refers to a distance great enough to be unaffected by finite variations. In practice this term describes most subjects beyond 1,000 meters or, in landscape terms, the horizon. See “A Quick Guide to Digital Cameras” in the Quick Reference section of
An electrical component that generates a magnetic field when a current is passed through it and stores the energy in the form of the magnetic field. An inductor typically is a loop or coil of wire.
In the blogosphere, an influencer is a person who blogs about a specific subject and is highly recognized online as an expert. An influencer differs from an A-list blogger in that they are often able to sway other’s opinions and thoughts on the subject matter.
Formed from a combination of the words information and intermediary, an infomediary is a Web site that gathers and organizes large amounts of data and acts as an intermediary between those who want the information and those who supply the information. There are two types of infomediaries. Some infomediaries, such as Autobytel.com and BizRate.com, offer […]