Usage glossary for computers letter L
- What is Location Based Services / Pounds What is LBS 1. Location Based Services. 2. Abbreviation for pounds, an imperial unit of weight. 1lb = 0.453523kg, or 1kg = 2.204226lbs. For most working purposes 1kg=2.2lbs. 14lbs=1stone (in imperial units
- What is League for Programming Freedom / Leisure Property Forum What is LPF 1. League for Programming Freedom. Relevant links: http://lpf.ai.mit.edu/ - League for Programming Freedom homepage. 2. Leisure Property Forum
- What is Laughing out loud / List of links / List of lists / Lots of love/ Littleold lady What is Loud or Laughs Out Loud. Commonly used on newsgroup postings, chat rooms etc in response to something amusing. cf LMAO. 2. List of Links. 3. List of Lists. 4. Lots of Love. Contributed by Denis
- What is Process Writer Log What is LGWR In an Oracle database the LoG WriteR process. LGWR writes redo information from the log buffer to the redo log files. LGWR is also responsible for performing checkpoints
- What is List of disapproved items What is Black List A list of disapproved people, companies or items.Normally written as blacklist (i.e. without a space). See blacklist for details
- What is List of disapproved items (such as people) What is companies or items. Companies may refuse to deal with individuals or other companies that have been blacklisted. SPAM filters will often maintain a blacklist, which holds e-mail addresses from which
- What is Link to a page on another website other than its home page What is another website that is not that site's home page. Any link to a page other than a website's home page is technically a deep link. The term "deep linking" is typically used by affiliate
- What is Display Crystal Liquid What is LCD Liquid Crystal Display. cf CRT
- What is Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (or Perl or Python) What is defined as Linux, Apache, MySQL and Pythor or Perl. The term LAMP is used to describe a web based solution produced using PHP (scripting), MySQL (database), Apache (web-server) under Linux
- What is Network Area Local What is speed network, normally confined to a single geographic area, allowing communications at either 10Mbps, 100Mbps or (rarely but up-coming) 1000Mbps. cf WAN. LANs are typically implemented using
- What is Number Adapter Lan What is IBM NetBIOS 3.0 specification) used to specify a specific network adapter. Later extended by Microsoft to indicate a specific network transport on a specific adapter. Relevant links: http://support
- What is Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool What is General term used to describe anything used (or considered) in response to an luser. In slang a LART is jokingly referred to as as anything along the lines of a "large blunt instrument"
- What is Protocol Control Link What is LCP Link Control Protocol
- What is Lightweight Directory Access Protocol What is Protocol. An implementation of the industry standard X.500 directory protocol developed for PCs and the internet. Unlike X.500, LDAP is designed for IP, has a small footprint, is simple to implement
- What is LDAP Data Interchange Format. What is ASCII file format for the exchange of data between LDAP servers (such as servers running Windows Active Directory).On Windows servers a command line application called "LDIFDE" is provided
- What is Less than or Equal to / Language Engineering / Limited Edition What is programming (or scripting) languages use "LE" to mean Less-than-or-Equal-to instead of using the more conventional "<=" symbol. Fortran and Windows batch scripts both use the LE
- What is Diode Emitting Light What is found on many items of equipment, typically used to indicate activity or that something is switched on. Cheap and low power. Typically red in colour (because these are cheaper to produce) but
- What is Last-In First-Out What is other storage structure) in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently added. A common example of a LIFO is a stack - in a stack items are added to the top of a stack and removed fro
- What is Query Integrated Language What is allows SQL statements to be integrated allowing them to be used as though they are part of the chosen software development language. LINQ is the term used to describe Microsoft's implementation of
- What is Exchange Internet London What is for-profit partnership between ISPs globally, LINX provides a physical interconnection for its members to exchange internet traffic through cooperative peering agreements. Relevant links: www.linx
- What is Language Processing List What is Lisp An old, procedure oriented, programming language. Lisp stands for LISt Processing (language).
- What is Low order byte first What is Little-Endian In a multi-byte data type, little-endian indicates that the low order byte comes first (i.e. in the lowest address). cf big-endian
- What is Laughing my ass off What is LMAO Chat abbreviation: Laughing My Ass off. A common response to an amusing remark. cf LOL
- What is Large and Medium Enterprises What is lme Large and Medium Enterprises. cf SME
- What is Zone Machine Local What is LMZ Local Machine Zone. One of the default security zones that Microsoft's Internet Explorer uses. It includes anything that exists on the local computer (other than cached pages
- What is Line-of-Business (application) What is Used to refer to a business critical application, i.e. an application that is essential to the trading or survival of a business.Normally written as "LOB app" or "LOB application"
- What is Level of detail / Lines of Documentation / Law of Demeter What is practise of geographic systems displaying varying levels of detail depending on the level of zoom to prevent a (map) display from being too cluttered. 2. Lines of Documentation. 3. Law of Demeter
- What is Latin based fake placeholder text What is the printing and typesetting industry. It is based on Latin and is the printing industry's standard for fake, dummy, placeholder text. It is used principally where the layout of a page needs to be
- What is Used Recently Least What is that removes the least recently used item from a store when space is required. Many caching algorithms use an LRU algorithm, removing from the cache the least recently used item. For example, many
- What is Location Services / List files What is LS 1. Location Services. 2. UNIX command line command to list files
- What is Least Significant Bit (or Byte) What is LSB 1. Least Significant Bit. cf MSB. Contributed by Kenneth Nellis. 2. Least Significant Byte, of a multi-byte value
- What is Than Less What is scripting) languages use "LT" to mean Less-Than instead of using the more conventional "<" symbol. Fortran and Windows batch scripts both use the LT operator
- What is Limited / Long Term Disability What is UK company names often have the suffix "Ltd", meaning "limited liability". 2. Long Term Disability. Someone is said to be on LTD if they are off work with a disability for an
- What is Open Tape Linear What is developed by IBP, HP and Seagate. LTO was originally developed as an alternative to DLT. Unlike DLT, LTO uses an open standard. LTO has generally replaced DLT as a preferred means of tape storage
- What is Account User Limited What is account that lacks any (or all) administrative rights. cf Administrator Account (AC). It is generally recommended that a Limited User Account be used for day to day activities and an Administrator
- What is User Local Looser What is describe someone who is an annoying, irritating or stupid computer user (or combination thereof). Pronounced "loser". cf LART. 2. Local user. The term originates from an incident at MIT
- What is Low Voltage Differential (device) What is LVD supports SCSI data transfer rates of up to 80MB/sec, up to 16 devices and cable lengths of up to 25 meters with one device or 12 meters with 16 devices attached. Relevant links: www.seagate
- What is Lempel-Ziv-Welsh (compression) What is Kenneth Nellis. A loss-less compression algorithm developed by Abraham Lempel, Jacoz Ziv (called LZ77) and later improved upon by Terry Welch. The abbreviation LZW (also known as LZ78) comes from the
- What is Latin meaning so / Standard Industrial Classification / SharewareIndustry Conference What is quot;), often inserted after quote "(sic)" to indicate that the quote is an exact copy of the original. 2. Standard Industrial Classification. A system for identifying and classifying
Definitions for computer scientists
Computer library, software engineers in practical use.
Windows Latin Meaning So / Standard Industrial Classification / Sharewareindustry Conference, Lempel-Ziv-Welsh (Compression), Low Voltage Differential (Device), Looser explain.
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