Find a Technology Definition

Featuring more than 10,000 words and phrases in our technology definition database, editors of the Webopedia online computer and Internet dictionary strive to maintain concise and relevant definitions. Each day new words, phrases and abbreviations are researched by our staff using only professional industry sources — and then we provide these technology definitions in easy-to-understand language.

As our Internet and computer dictionary grows, this page lists the most recent terms added or updated so you can see what's new on Webopedia.

How to Browse and Search the Webopedia Dictionary

Webopedia's site search feature (located at the top of every page) is a convenient way to find a specific technology definition. Our search results will provide a list of phrase-match definitions in addition to more detailed references and study guides.

We also know there are times when you may not know an exact word or phrase - or you want to learn more about an entire category of technology. To help you find a technology definition you can also browse Webopedia alphabetically or by category.

To Browse by Category, simply choose a topic from the following list and browse all Webopedia definitions related to the specific technology topic you want to learn more about.

To Browse Alphabetically, start by choosing from the following links:


LATEST ARTICLES
Facts about Cloud Computing in 2017

The following facts and statistics capture the changing landscape of cloud computing and how service providers and customers are keeping up with... Read More »

Facts about Computer Science: Education and Jobs

The following computer science facts and statistics provide a quick introduction to the changing trends in education and related careers. Read More »

Text Messaging & Chat Abbreviations

From A3 to ZZZ this guide lists 1,500 text message and online chat abbreviations to help you translate and understand today's texting lingo. Read More »

STUDY GUIDES
The Five Generations of Computers

Learn about each of the five generations of computers and major technology developments that have led to the computing devices that we use... Read More »

Computer Architecture Study Guide

Computer architecture provides an introduction to system design basics for most computer science students. Read More »

Network Fundamentals Study Guide

Networking fundamentals teaches the building blocks of modern network design. Learn different types of networks, concepts, architecture and... Read More »