Background Vocabulary Puzzle

4. a sequence of bits used to encode characters in memory
5. a binary digit
10. the user does not know how a module is implemented and the implementer of a module does not know how it is used
12. an acronym for central processing unit

1. programs that are designed for a specific use
2. the construction of software systems that use objects
3. the process that a program goes through
6. an auxiliary device used to store memory
7. memory contained in the main memory
8. that make the machine do something
9. processing unit a major hardware component that consists of the arithmetic/logic unit and the control unit
11. the actual computing machine and its support devices


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