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Solenoid

A solenoid is a 3 dimensional structure of wire. When this wire is wrapped around a metallic block in a coil and electricity is passed through it, it has some special magnetic properties. Electromagnetic induction makes it an electromagnet that c ...

                                               

Somatosensory system

The somatosensory system is a sensory system that detects experiences labelled as touch or pressure, temperature, pain and those that belong to proprioception. These are the sensations of muscle movement and joint position including posture, move ...

                                               

Something Awful

Something Awful is a comedy website and forums. The part of the website where people are paid to write comedy is called the "front page," and the part where people talk about a variety of things is the forums. People have to pay money to join the ...

                                               

Sony Ericsson

Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB is a mobile phone manufacturer. The company is a joint venture that was established in 2001 by Japanese consumer electronics company Sony and the Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson. The two companie ...

                                               

Sophia (robot)

Sophia is a human-like robot. Sophia was developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics. The robot has been designed to learn and adapt to human behavior and work with humans. Sophia has also been interviewed around the world. In October 20 ...

                                               

Sound card

A sound card is the part of the computer hardware that controls the input and output of the sound signals. A sound card is what is known as an expansion card. This means that the card can be added to the motherboard. Nowadays, most of the audio c ...

                                               

Sound level meter

A sound level meter is a device used to measure sound pressure levels. It is often used to study and measure different kinds of noise, especially industrial and transport noise. The display indicates sound level in decibel units.

                                               

SoundtrackNet

The website was founded in 1997 by David A. Koran and Dan Goldwasser at Carnegie Mellon University. In November 2005, Time Magazine listed SoundtrackNet as one of the "Top 20 Music Websites of 2005". In October 2011, the site was acquired by Box ...

                                               

Source code

In computer programming, source code is a text file version of a computer program or software that contains instructions that the computer follows to do something. Source code is written in a programming language which a human can read and change ...

                                               

Southbridge (computing)

Southbridge is also known as Input/Output Controller Hub. The microchip realizes lower functions of the motherboard in computer architecture with northbridge and southbridge. Its easy to distinguish southbridge and northbridge: the southbridge is ...

                                               

Soxhlet extractor

A Soxhlet extractor is a kind of laboratory equipment. It is made of glass. Franz von Soxhlet invented it in 1879. It has a flask, an extraction chamber, and a condenser. It can be used for solid-liquid extractions. In this discontinuous extracti ...

                                               

Space-time tradeoff

In computer science, a space-time or time-memory tradeoff is a way of solving a problem or calculation in less time by using more storage space, or by solving a problem in very little space by spending a long time. Most computers have a large amo ...

                                               

SpaceShipOne

SpaceShipOne is a vehicle built to travel to the lower limits of outer space. It completed the first manned private spaceflight in 2004. That same year, it won the US million Ansari X Prize and has not flown since winning. It was carried high int ...

                                               

Spanish Wikipedia

The Spanish Wikipedia is a Spanish-language edition of Wikipedia. Started in May 2001, it is the 9th-largest Wikipedia by article count. The Spanish Wikipedia has about 1.673.000 articles.

                                               

Speculative execution

In computer science, speculative execution is the execution of code, before being sure if the result will be needed. The technique is used in most high-performance microprocessors to execute a complete instructions or parts of instructions before ...

                                               

Speech recognition

Speech recognition is the process of converting spoken words into computer text. The user speaks into a microphone and the computer creates a text file of the words they have spoken. Although the accuracy of these systems has improved in the 21st ...

                                               

SpeechWeb

A SpeechWeb is a collection of SpeechWeb applications. The collection or web of applications can be navigated using a SpeechWeb browser. The goals of the SpeechWeb are: 1. Providing end users with voice only interfaces to remote applications. 2. ...

                                               

Spoon

A spoon is a tool for eating. It is usually used for eating foods that are like liquids, and it can also be used for stirring. Humans use spoons every day. Some solids are also usually eaten with spoons. A ladle is a bigger type of serving spoon ...

                                               

Spotify

Spotify is an online music streaming service. It offers streaming of over 30 million songs. The service was founded in 2006 by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon. Spotify has around 140 million active registered users. There are two versions of Spoti ...

                                               

Spreadsheet

A Spreadsheet is a computer program that imitates a paper worksheet. It shows a large sheet that has many cells in a grid of rows and columns. Users can put words or numbers into the cells, to make headings and store information. You can also mov ...

                                               

Sputnik 2

Sputnik 2 was a Soviet Union spacecraft. It was the second spacecraft in the Sputnik programme. It was the first spacecraft to carry a living animal, a dog called Laika. It was launched on 3 October 1957 at Baikonur Cosmodrome. Scientists think t ...

                                               

SpySheriff

SpySheriff, also known as Brave Sentry, SpyAxe, SpywareSheriff, Pest Trap, SpyTrooper, Spywareno, and MalwareAlarm, is malware that pretends to be real anti-spyware program. SpySheriff tries to trick the user into buying the program by making fal ...

                                               

Spyware

Spyware is a category of software for computers. Spyware is malware that collects some data, usually without the computer users knowledge. Very often, this data is then sent over the internet to someone else. Very often, this is used for marketin ...

                                               

Spyware removal software

As spyware has turned into a worse threat, a number of ways to get rid of spyware have been used to remove it. These include programs designed to remove or to block spyware, as well as various user practices which reduce the chance of getting spy ...

                                               

Squid cache

Squid cache, or simply Squid, is a type of proxy server. They have many different uses, including making web servers faster. It is mostly used in HTTP and FTP protocols, but it has some support for some other types of protocols, like SSL, TLS, an ...

                                               

SSH file transfer protocol

In computing, the SSH File Transfer Protocol is a network protocol that implements file transfer between computers. It is often used as more secure alternative of an FTP protocol, which transmits file contents, folder contents and even passwords ...

                                               

Stack machine

                                               

Standard ML

Standard ML is a functional programming language which is a dialect of ML. It is sometimes used for writing compilers and in theorem provers.

                                               

Star India

Star India is the largest media company of India. This media operator has 58 channels in eight languages. On 14 December 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced that it would acquire 21st Century Foxs Entertainment Division for.4 billion. Since S ...

                                               

Start menu

The start menu is a part of the graphical user interfaces found in many operating systems. It is well known for its use in Microsoft Windows, where it is used to start programs, open files, change system settings, and get help if a user doesnt kn ...

                                               

StartUp-Manager

                                               

Static random-access memory

Static random-access memory is a type of RAM that keeps data that is fed to it without having to be refreshed over and over again. Both DRAM and SRAM store information in binary by using very small electronic components. Both are volatile need el ...

                                               

Stator

A stator is the part of a rotary system that does not move. It is the fixed, stationary part of an electric machine. The stator might act as the field magnet or as the armature.

                                               

Stirrup

The stirrup is a ring with a flat bottom fixed on a leather strap, usually hung from each side of a saddle to create a footrest for the rider on a riding animal, suspended by an adjustable strap from the saddle for use as a support for the foot o ...

                                               

Stopwatch

A stopwatch is a tool used to measure the amount of time something takes. For example, to learn how soon a car can reach 60 miles per hour, or how much time it takes a runner to run 40 yards. These days, stopwatches are even installed in digital ...

                                               

Streaming Soundtracks

Streaming Soundtracks is a radio station that is found on the internet. It plays mostly theme music from movies and television shows, but also plays music from video games. It has a website to talk with other listeners.

                                               

Street furniture

Street furniture is the equipment on streets and roads mostly for the safety of people and their information. The term is most used in the UK, Canada and Australia. It includes benches, bollards, post boxes, phone boxes, street lighting, traffic ...

                                               

Stroke (engine)

A stroke is the full single action of an engine to intake, compress, combust, and finally to exhaust a fuel. This action is typical of a 4-stroke engine. The combined action of intake, compression, combustion, exhaust, causes the shaft of the eng ...

                                               

Structured program theorem

The structured program theorem is a theorem in programming and computer science. A computer program can be split into pieces of code that do a certain task. According to the structured program theorem, these smaller tasks can be combined in only ...

                                               

Structured Query Language

Structured Query Language is a language used to view or change data in databases. The statements used in this language are called SQL queries. Basic use of SQL queries is, to: UPDATE data in a database, SELECT extract data FROM a database. INSERT ...

                                               

StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon is an easy to use website, which provides new and interesting material on the web. They get more 20 million users who join the site for information, entertainment, and content that they are looking for. Moreover this site harbors more ...

                                               

Stuxnet

Stuxnet is cyber weapon and computer worm. It was used to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program with what would seem like a long series of unfortunate accidents. It was first released in 2006. It became known only after the release of the second versio ...

                                               

Subdomain

A subdomain is the portion shown before a domain name, separated by a dot For example, a domain might look like this example.com Whereas the subdomain of this domain might look like this, shown here in bold subdomain. example.com

                                               

Subroutine

In computer programming, a subroutine is a code that is comprised of more codes - just like everything in programming - its purpose is the same: execute an instruction/command. Because subroutines are shorter, they can be typed faster and therefo ...

                                               

Subset sum problem

The subset sum problem is an important problem of computer science. It can be stated as follows: Given a set of integers, does any subset of them sum to zero? For example, given the set { -7, -3, -2, 5, 8}, the answer is yes because the subset { ...

                                               

Subway Surfers

Subway Surfers is a game where the player makes their character run until they lose. The game theme has been based on a world tour since the year 2013. The game is available on the iOS, Android and Windows phone operating systems. Subway Surfers ...

                                               

Sudo

The sudo command is a program for Unix-like operating systems like Linux distributions. It allows users to run programs as another user. The su portion is sometimes described as substitute user, super user, or switch user.

                                               

Suica

The Suica is a card that people can use to pay for train fares and goods at convenience stores in mainland Japan, as well as other store types and regions. Cash amount can be added or removed electronically, simply by hovering the card over a car ...

                                               

Sun Microsystems

Sun Microsystems, Inc. was an American company that sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services. Sun contributed to many important computing technologies, such as Unix, RISC processors, thin client computing ...

                                               

Superalloy

A superalloy, or high-performance alloy, is a metal alloy that has several key characteristics. These include excellent resistance to high temperatures and corrosion or oxidation. The term was first used after World War II. They were developed fo ...

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