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Tech Terms, 3rd Edition by Jeff Rutenbeck

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TA (Terminal Adapter)

Level: 3

Definition: A small electronic adapter unit used to convert ISDN lines to standard phone lines, or vice versa. (See also ISDN.)

Table

Level: 2

Definition: Refers to information arranged in rows and columns, most typically in relational databases and spreadsheet software applications. Can also be used to refer to HTML tables used to organize information and page objects on a web page. (See also Flat-File Database, HTML, and Relational Database.)

Tablet PC (Tablet Personal Computer)

Level: 1

Definition: Refers both to the piece of hardware that makes up the device and the operating system Microsoft has developed to run this type of device. A tablet PC is a personal computer with a screen that can be written on with ...

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