Glossary

Zero Wait State A processor that can process data at its optimum speed without the need for wait states to avoid errors arising from the processing speed of one component being less or greater than another.
Zettabyte The zettabyte is 1,024 exabytes, or 2 to the 70th power bytes, or roughly 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes (more precisely, 1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424).
ZIF Acronym for Zero Insertion Force.  It is a type of socket that allows a component (eg. CPU) to be inserted or removed with little risk of damage to the pins.
Zombie Zombie is the cyberspeak term for an abandoned or neglected Web site that has been moved to another Web address, or URL, ie. nobody has bothered to update the site, but somebody has bothered to move it.

 


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