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An online reference site called "Whatis.com" provides definitions for technology terms - everything from firewalls to TCP/IP connections. The site, part of TechTarget's IT website network, turns tech jargon into accessible definitions that even your grandmother would understand.

Users can search by word or within categories such as PCs, software, and hardware. Check out The Week's Top 20 Terms List and test your knowledge today.

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