(n.) A round magnetic plate that constitutes part of a hard disk. Hard disks typically contain up to a dozen platters. Most platters require two read/write heads, one for each side.
- playback control
Abbreviated as PBC, playback control is a way top control disc play on VCDs. Playback control allows users to interact with the disc through menus.
- plenum cable
Cable that is run in the plenum spaces of buildings. In building construction, the plenum (pronounced PLEH-nuhm) is the space that is used for air circulation in heating and air conditioning systems, typically between the structural ceiling and the suspended ceiling or under a raised floor. The plenum space is typically used to house the […]
(n.) A slang term used to mean a political blog-a blog about politics. (v.) To author a political blog. Other forms: plogger (a person who blogs about politics). See “The History of Blogging” in the Quick Reference section of
To produce an image by drawing lines. You can program a computer to plot images on a display screen or on paper.
)A device that draws pictures on paper based on commands from a computer. Plotters differ from printers in that they draw lines using a pen. As a result, they can produce continuous lines, whereas printers can only simulate lines by printing a closely spaced series of dots. Multicolor plotters use different-colored pens to draw different […]