Charge-Coupled Device. Instead of recording images on
film, digital cameras use a charge-coupled device - an
electronic sensor that converts light patterns into digital
signals. The number of light-sensitive cells on the CCD
determines the resolution of the camera, measured in megapixels.
Recordable CD giving digital quality. There is no loss
of sound or no sound deterioration when recording onto
Recordable CDs. Recordable Compact Disc also allows up
to 650Mb of data to be stored very cheaply on a Compact
Disc. Data is written to the CDR using a special CD Writer,
but once written, is permanently burned into the CD and
cannot be erased or re-written.
Common Gateway Interface. This is the mechanism by which
a "script" receives the data entered by a web
user (when you fill in an online form and click 'submit',
Acronym for a Cathode Ray Tube, the heart of a TV, consisting
of a phosphor panel and electron gun
Cyan, magenta, yellow and black. The four (subtractive)
process colours that are used in four-colour printed reproduction.