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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Printed circuit board

(PCB) sometimes called a card, a sheet of nonconductive material containing electronic components such as transistors, resistors and chips used in virtually all modern electronic devices. Computers often contain several PCBs including a motherboard and expansion boards used for adding features to a machine or enhancing existing features.