• Bit
    Category: Computer Science

    An acronym for binary digit. In a computer the basic storage unit with a value of either 1 or 0.

  • Bradycardia
    Category: Medicine

    A fancy way for saying that your heart is beating less than 60 times per minute. Bradycardia is common in athletes because their body is trained to handle that many beats, especially when they are sleep. In a negative light, bradycardia can mean that your heart\'s electrical system is not working the way it should.

  • Bisect
    Category: Mathematics

    To cut a shape into two equal halves.

  • Bisector
    Category: Mathematics

    A line that divides a shape into two congruent halves.

  • Boolean
    Category: Computer Science

    A type of word for an algebraic expression or variable that has an answer that is either right or wrong. (true or false)

  • Byte
    Category: Computer Science

    a unit of storage,usually eight bits

  • BIOS
    Category: Computer Science

    The BIOS(\"Basic Input/Output System\") is a program pre-installed on Windows-based computers (not on Macs) that the computer uses to start up. The CPU accesses the BIOS even before the operating system is loaded.

  • Bearing
    Category: Mathematics

    Two similar ways of indicating direction

  • Baitware
    Category: Computer Science

    Baitware is software with very limited or defective functions which is made available free of charge. Baitware is released to deceptively attract users and drive them to commercial products.

  • Bug
    Category: Computer Science

    A software bug is an error, flaw, failure, or fault in a computer program or system that produces an incorrect or unexpected result, or causes it to behave in unintended ways.

  • Byte-Code
    Category: Computer Science

    Byte-code is a binary file containing an executable program, formed by a sequence of op code/data pairs. Byte-code is a sort of intermediate code that is more abstract than machine code.

  • Bohr Effect
    Category: Biology

    The idea that by increasing the concentration of H+ and CO2, in turn reduces hemoglobin\'s attraction for oxygen (O2). This allows the oxygen to be used for cells that really need it.

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