[English] Vocabulary

Some useful words connected with Computer Science.

  1. mandatory /ˈmændəˌtɔri/ adj. <that you must do, have, obey, etc.> 强制的;必须做、有或服从的
    e.g.: The crime carries a mandatory life sectence.
    Why This: /etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory
  2. demon /ˈdiːmən/ n[C] <an evil spirit> 魔鬼,恶魔
  3. daemon /ˈdeɪmən/ n[C] <a daemon is a computer program that runs as a background process>
  4. privacy /ˈprɪvəsi/ noun[U] <the state of being alone and not watched or disturbed by other people>
    e.g.: She was longing for some peace and privacy.
  5. theorem /ˈθɪərəm/ noun[C] <a rule or principle, especially in mathematics, that can be proven to be true>
    e.g.: Once we prove a mathematical statement is true, we call it a theorem
  6. axiom /ˈæksiəm/ noun[C] <An axiom is a premise or starting point of reasoning. As classically conceived, an axiom is a premise so evident as to be accepted as true without controversy.>
    e.g.: In mathematics, a theorem is a statement that has been proven on the basis of previously established statements, such as other theorems, and previously accepted statments, such as axioms.
  7. cumulative /ˈkjuːmjələtɪv/ adj. <including all the amounts that have been added previously>
    e.g.: cumulative acknowledgment
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