By Dennis Longley, Martin Shain

Fresh advances in details processing have significantly affected our lives. referred to as "an awesome reference resource" by way of the yankee Library organization, the 1st version of this publication has been significantly extended to incorporate an extra a thousand entries for a complete of over 6,000 definitions. Dictionary of data Technology explains the fundamental evidence approximately information processing (micro, mini, and major body computers), communications (data networks, broadcasting satellite tv for pc systems), workplace platforms (videotex, teletext, online database), microelectronics, pics, printing and purchaser electronics in transparent, jargon-free language that's obtainable to either the layperson and the pro. the various illustrations and the wide process of cross-referencing make this quantity a useful reference and a necessary addition to college and public libraries.

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Baffle In recording, a nonresonant surface mounted on a loudspeaker to prevent air pressure cancellation effects between the front and rear of the speaker. balance (1) In printing, the appropriate placement of the various units of composition, illustration and ornamentation so that the appearance of the whole does not look disproportionate. (2) In recording, the arrangement of instruments and microphones to the best advantage. balanced circuit In communications, a line that is terminated with a matched load.

See bus, CPU, memory, peripheral. bidirectional microphone In recording, a microphone that picks up sound primarily in two directions along a single axis. Compare binding edge unidirectional microphone. See microphone. 33 binary counter In electronics, a digital circuit, usually a series of cascaded flip flops, each storing one bit of a binary number. See flip flop. bidirectional printing In data processing, a method of printing in which a line is printed from left to right and the next from right to left, saving time by avoiding unecessary carriage movement.

Automatic request for repetition In communications, a feature that automatically initiates a request for retransmission when an error in transmission is detected. automatic restart In computing, a facility to perform automatically the initialization functions necessary to resume operation following an equipment or power failure. See initialization. enables it to store a format of tab settings to be automatically restored to the typewriter at the time of printing. See tabulation. automatic threading In filming and recording, the insertion and automatic direction of a film or tape through a film projector or recorder mechanism.

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