Short for memory resistance, memristance is a property of an electronic component that lets it remember (or recall) the last resistance it had before being shut off.
Short for memory resistor, memristor is a passive two-terminal electronic device that is designed to express only the property of memristance. Memristors are being tested by HP Labs to create a more dense and energy-efficient memory chip. It is believed that chips embedded with memristors would function similar to flash drives and retain data, even […]
A list of commands or options from which you can choose. Most applications now have a menu-driven component. You can choose an item from the menu by highlighting it and then pressing the Enter or Return key, or by simply pointing to the item with a mouse and clicking one of the mouse buttons. The […]
- menu bar
)A horizontal menu that appears on top of a window. Usually, each option in a menu bar is associated with a pull-down menu.
- menu driven
Refers to programs whose user interface employs menus. The antithesis of a menu-driven program is a command-driven program.
- merchant account
An industry term for a business banking relationship whereby you and a bank have arranged to accept credit card payments (usually, a local bank can suffice for this kind of relationship). Setting up a merchant account usually involves the bank understanding your business and working with a third-party processor to arrange a mechanism for accepting […]