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Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


digipack a storage case for a CD or DVD with a paperboard outer binding.
feedhole one of a series of holes in paper tape.
fiche (Fr.) a card or strip of film containing miniaturized data.
filmcard a fiche, a card or strip of film containing miniaturized data.
keylogger a device or software application for covertly recording keystrokes on a remote computer.
keylogging the logging of keystrokes on a computer.
mousemat a piece of material on which a computer mouse is moved.
mousepad a pad for a computer mouse.
peripheral at the edge (noun) a device connected to a computer to provide communication (as input and output) or auxiliary functions (as additional storage)
printout the printed output of a computer.
rewritable (Of a CD, flash drive, etc) able to record information over the top of existing information.
rewriteable (Of a CD, flash drive, etc) able to record information over the top of existing information.
rewriter a device for rewriting.
scannable that can be scanned.
scanner a device for scanning documents.
smartwatch an electronic wristwatch that is able to perform many of the functions of a smartphone or tablet computer.
spooler a device for transferring data to a memory store for later printing or processing.
tonepad an electronic device that allows data to be input into a computer from a distance.
tractorfeed the automatic movement of a continuous roll of edge-perforated paper through the platen of the printer.