2. Procedure used by an object, as defined within the object's class
The number and types of arguments of a method
magnetic ink character recognition
Integrated circuit incorporating the main components of a central processor, used for microcomputers and small devices controlled by computer
method of electronic communicaton that doesn't need tables
"modulator/demodulator": a piece of electronic equipment that converts digital signals from a computer into audio signals that are transmitted over telephone lines, and converts them back again
language in which a complete program can be broken down into separate components (called modules), each of which is to some extent self-contained. The scope of variables declared in a module is just within that module
an aspect of structured programming in which individual tasks are programmed as distinct sections or modules. Modifying one section does not mean needing to change another section.