Lex Cyberia

Cyber Glossary

Cyberlaw dictionary is an alphabetical reference guide to technical and legal terms related to the Internet. The site you are now browsing contains over 500 definitions of words drawn from Standard Internet English including technical terms and their meanings. Our aim is to explain basic technical jargon of cyberspace to those who are not familiar with its jargon. We've given preference to terms that are widely used, like modem or bandwidth, and to those that describe new concepts specific to the Internet experience such as phishing or sexting.

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1. a small wire shaft in a dot-matrix printer that strikes an inked ribbon producing the dots that make up characters and images. The resolution of a dot-matrix printer depends on the number of pins present on the printer head - the more pins, the better the resolution. 2. an individual wire component found in a cable connector such as a 29 pin connector