To make an object larger or smaller. In graphical user interfaces, you can size windows to make them larger or smaller.
Other terms for size are resize and scale.
- size on disk
Files are stored on the disk in what is called called clusters (a group of disk sectors). Size on disk refers to the amount of cluster allocation a file is taking up, compared to file size which is an actual byte count. The lowest cluster size for FAT32 is 1, so if the actual file […]
An element of a graphical user interface that can be changed to alter the look of the interface without affecting its functionality. Skins can give an interface an entirely different look than what it originally came with. Skins are often used to change the look and feel of a Web browser, altering the appearance and/or […]
A typically small and loosely structured group of people who research and develop a project for the sake of innovation. The term typically is used in regard to technology projects. A skunkworks often operates independent of a company��s normal research and development operations and therefore often is subject to limitations in resources. Skunkworks projects often […]
- skyscraper ad
An online banner, image or media ad that is taller than the standard 120×240 pixel vertical banner ad.
- slack space
The unused space in a disk cluster. The DOS and Windows file systems use fixed-size clusters. Even if the actual data being stored requires less storage than the cluster size, an entire cluster is reserved for the file. The unused space is called the slack space. DOS and older Windows systems use a 16-bit file […]