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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one of many tiny points that make up an image or character on a display screen or printed page. A pixel is the smallest component of an image on a screen or in printed material. For example, the quality of a display screen image depends on how many pixels the monitor can accommodate. There are a wide variety of monitors available with varying resolution qualities ranging from 300,000 to more than 16 million pixels per screen.