One thousandth of a second. Access times of hard disk drives are measured in milliseconds, usually abbreviated as ms.
A midsized computer. In size and power, minicomputers lie between workstations and mainframes. In the past decade, the distinction between large minicomputers and small mainframes has blurred, however, as has the distinction between small minicomputers and workstations. But in general, a minicomputer is a multiprocessing system capable of supporting from 4 to about 200 users […]
A 5¼-inch floppy disk.
)In graphical user interfaces, to convert a window into an icon.
- minimum system requirements
See under system requirements.
- Mirror Site
A Web site that is a replica of an already existing site, used to reduce network traffic (hits on a server) or improve the availability of the original site. Mirror sites are useful when the original site generates too much traffic for a single server to support. Mirror sites also increase the speed with which […]