Glossary




ObjectiveBeing or serving as an element in som...
Olmstead v. L.C.A decision in 1999 by the U.S. Suprem...
OnlineA way to describe when your modem is ...
Operating systemThe software that runs the computer. ...
optionThe exclusive right to purchase a pro...
origination feeA charge by a lender for granting a m...

Being or serving as an element in something larger.

A decision in 1999 by the U.S. Supreme Court that the unnecessary segregation of individuals with disabilities may constitute discrimination based on disability. The decision included that the Americans with Disabilities Act may require states to provide community-based services rather than institutional placements for these individuals.

A way to describe when your modem is connected to another computer. Also means that something is available for communication by a computer, such as a printer.

The software that runs the computer. It sets what languages and programs will be used with the computer. It usually comes with the computer like Windows.

The exclusive right to purchase a property at a stipulated price or rent within a specified period of time.

A charge by a lender for granting a mortgage.