- name server
A program that translates names from one form into another. For example, the Internet relies on Domain Name Servers (DNSs) that translate domain names into IP adresses.
(1)The set of names in a naming system. (2)A logical grouping of the names used within a program. Also called name scope. (3) A library of classes in .NET. (4) XML namespace: In XML, a namespace is a collection of names, identified by a URI reference, that are used in XML documents as element types […]
- nanny cam
A type of wireless or wired video surveillance system marketed to parents who want to use an in-home surveillance device to monitor their caregiver’s interactions with their children. Many video surveillance systems used as nanny cams can be hidden in small objects such as a child’s stuffed toy. There are privacy and legal issues to […]
A computer with circuitry so small that it can only be seen through a microscope. Nanocomputers can be electronic (where nanolithography is used to create microscopic circuits), biochemical or organic (such as DNA computers), or quantum (such as quantum computers). Nanocomputers deal with materials at a molecular level and hold the promise of creating increasingly […]
Lithography at a microscopic scale, nanolithography is used in the creation of nanocomputers.