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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Virtual reality

a realistic environment often used for entertainment, created using computer hardware and software that stimulates the human senses of sight, sound, touch an occasionally taste and smell. The user wears special glasses or goggles, gloves, and headphones. A virtual reality experience uses three dimen-sional images, stereo sound, and tactile stimulation to give the user a feeling of actually living through a physical experience.