Noslang's Internet & text slang dictionary is sorted by letter.Click on a letter above to see the corresponding slang terms and their definitions. Slang terms that are a more common meaning or are also real words in themselves can be found on the rejected slang dictionary as well.Chargeback The process of reversing a transaction and return of payment to a customer – typically when goods have not been received or are faulty.
Adware A form of spyware that displays unwanted advertisements on a computer. Android An operating system used by a number of smartphone and tablet manufacturers.
The world’s most prolific operating system for smartphones.
Client An application or system that accesses a service made available by a server – generally refers to a personal computer on a network. Cloud computing The delivery of storage and computing capacity to end users via the internet.
Commonly used for backing up data and hosting applications.
Biometric Using body measurements, such as fingerprints and irises, as a means of authentication.
BIOS password The BIOS software is built into the PC, and is the first software run by a PC when powered up.This software can be password protected, which stops the PC from starting up.Bit The basic binary unit of data, representing 0 or 1.Backup Copying data to ensure its availability in the case of computer failure or loss.Bandwidth The speed at which a network can transmit data – typically used to describe speed of internet connections.Authentication The process for verifying that someone or something is who or what it claims to be.