Commonly called stereo sound or just stereo, stereophonic sound divides sounds across two channels (recorded on two separate sources) then the recorded sounds are mixed so that some elements are channeled to the left and others to the right. Stereophonic sound is generally considered the best sound technology of the 1950 and early 1960’s.
Contrast with monophonic sound, which uses one channel.
(adj.) When used in terms of a Web site, sticky refers to a site��s ability to keep visitors on the site once they have navigated there or encourage the visitor to return frequently (i.e., the visitors “stick” to the site). A site��s stickiness depends on the content of the site that encourages the visitors to […]
(n.) Short for static friction, a condition in which a hard disk drive’s read/write heads become stuck to the disk��s platters with enough strength to keep the platters from spinning, resulting in hard drive failure. When a computer is turned off, its hard drive’s read/write heads park on the platter’s landing zones. Under normal circumstances, […]
- still frame
A single captured frame within a video file. Video editing programs will provide options for authors to grab a single image (still frame) from within a video clip. These can be used like any still photo. Authors can also use a single still frame in their video by inserting the still frame into the clip […]
- stock photo
Stock photos (stock photography) are professional photographs of common places, landmarks, nature, events or people that are bought and sold on a royalty-free basis and can be used and reused for commercial design purposes. The photographer (or stock photography distributor) has ownership to the images, and the commercial designer has some limited usage of the […]
- stop error
Also called a fatal system error, an operating system (OS) error that causes the OS to stop functioning and can place data at risk. Not to be confused with a fatal error.