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English Term Definition Amharic Translation
Label An identifier. A label can be a physical item, such as a stick-on tag used to identify disks and other computer equipment, or an electronic label added to floppy disks or hard disks. It can also be a word, symbol, or other group of characters used to identify a file, a storage medium, an element defined in a computer program, or a specific item in a document such as a spreadsheet or a chart. See also identifier. To attach a label to. To identify or designate with a label; describe or classify. መሰየሚያ
LAN (Local Area Network) A communications network connecting a group of computers, printers, and other devices located within a relatively limited area (for example, a building). A LAN allows any connected device to interact with any other on the network. ውአአመ (የውስን አካባቢ አውታረ መረብ)
landing zone Ideally, the only area of a hard disk\'s surface that actually touches the read/write lead. ማረፊያ ስፍራ
Landscape A horizontal print orientation in which text or images are printed \"sideways\"- that is, the width of the image on the page is greater than the height. በወርድ
language 1. Programming language or 2. general meaning: the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community ቋንቋ
Laptop Short for laptop computer, A laptop computer, usually called a notebook computer by manufacturers, is a battery- or AC-powered personal computer generally smaller than a briefcase that can easily be transported and conveniently used in temporary spaces such as on airplanes, in libraries, temporary offices, and at meetings. A laptop typically weighs less than 5 pounds and is 3 inches or less in thickness. Among the best-known makers of laptop computers are IBM, Apple, Compaq, Dell, and Toshiba. የጭን ኮምፒውተር
Large Icon As text says ትልቅ አዶ
laser printer A high-resolution printer that uses a version of the electrostatic reproduction technology of copying machines to fuse text and graphic images to paper. ሌዘር አታሚ
Last Modified The last date a file was accessed and content edited መጨረሻ በተቀየረበት
Last Name The last name of a person የአያት ስም
launch Means to start a program ጀምር
Layer stacked in a specific order ንብርብር
layout The arrangement of elements such as title and subtitle text, lists, pictures, tables, charts, AutoShapes, and movies, on a chart. አቀማመጥ
layout table Any one of internal OpenType tables, defining various aspects of font layout. OpenType is an extension of the original TrueType format, developed in partnership by Microsoft and Adobe Systems. OpenType makes use of the basic architecture of TrueType to ad ዝርግ ሰንጠረዥ
leader Word: Leader: A line that draws the reader\'s eye from a callout to the appropriate part of an illustration. መሪ
leading The space between lines of text measured from baseline to baseline. See baseline. ምሪ
Left left side; left turn ግራ
Left Arrow Arrow pointing to the left, for example the Left Arrow Key on the keyboard. ግራኝ ቀስት
left justification Document format in which the text is aligned from the left. Opposite of right justification በግራ ማስተካከል
left mouse button Left button of the common pointing device የመዳፊት የግራ አዝራር
left-to-right Refers to keyboard settings, document views, user interface objects, and the direction in which text is displayed. English and most other European languages are left-to-right languages. ከግራ ወደ ቀኝ
legacy Usually refers to older versions of software or hardware that may not be compatible with the latest versions. ነባር
legend A box that identifies the patterns or colors assigned to data series or categories in a chart. መፍቻ
Legend key an item in a legend specifying the meaning of a specific pattern መፍቻ ቁልፍ
Length A measurement to indicate how long something is. ርዝመት
less smaller portion; fewer; inferior; smaller አነስተኛ
less-than sign the symbol \'<\' ትእምርተ ያንሳል
level A part of an OLAP dimension. Within a dimension, data is organized into lower and higher levels of detail, such as Year, Quarter, Month, and Day levels in a Time dimension. ደረጃ
library Translation depends on context ቤተመፃህፍት
library A file containing a set of subroutines and variables that can be accessed by user programs. Libraries can be either archives or shared libraries. For example, /usr/lib/libc.a and /usr/lib/libc.sl are libraries containings all functions of Section 2 and all functions of Section 3 that are marked (3C) and (3S) in the HP-UX Reference Manual. Similarly, /usr/lib/libm.a and /usr/lib/libm.sl are libraries containing all functions in Section 3 that are marked (3M) in the HP-UX Reference Manual. See intro(2) and intro(3). ቤተ ፍርግም
license agreement The contract between Microsoft and the person who purchased the software. See end user license agreement የፈቃድ ስምምነት
license certificate The license itself, the entity which allows legal use of the software ህጋዊ ፈቃድ
light pen An input device that uses a light-sensitive styles so that you can draw on-screen, draw on a graphics tablet, or select items from menus. በሪ ብዕር (በሪብር)
line Can mean a line of text or a line in a drawing መስመር
line break A nonprinting character that signifies the end of a line of text. ወሰነ መስመር
line callout A callout drawn by a straight line. ባለ መስመር ንጥል ማስታወሻ
line chart Chart type የመስመር ገበታ
Line color As text says የመስመር ቀለም
line feed A signal that tells the printer when to start a new line. መስመር ግፋ
line spacing The amount of space from the bottom of one line of text to the bottom of the next line. Microsoft Word adjusts the line spacing to accommodate the largest font or the tallest graphic in that line. መስመረ ክፍተት
line style A line drawing pattern, such as dotted or dashed. የመስመር ቅጥ
Line up Icons To place according to grids ስልፍ አዶዎች (ል ይጠብቃል)
Line Width thickness of a line የመስመር ወርድ
line wrap How lines of text wrap in a document መስመር ጠቅል
Linear straight; one dimensional; involving or resembling lines መስመራዊ
link Also called hyperlink. A pointer from text, from a picture or a graphic, or from an image map to a page or file on the World Wide Web. On the World Wide Web, hyperlinks are the primary way to navigate between pages and among web sites. አገናኝ
link bar A collection of graphic or text buttons representing hyperlinks to pages both within your web site and to external sites. አገናኝ አሞሌ
link count The number of directory entries that refer to a particular file. የመጠሪያ ብዛት
Link to Content a link that can directly take us to content ወደ ይዘት አገናኝ
linked object An object that is created in a source file and inserted into a destination file, while maintaining a connection between the two files. The linked object in the destination file can be updated when the source file is updated. ግንኝ ነገር
linked table A table stored in a file outside the open database from which Access can access records. You can add, delete, and edit records in a linked table, but you can\'t change its structure. ግንኝ ሰንጠረዥ
linker A program that combines one or more object programs into one program, searches libraries to resolve user program references, and builds an executable file in a.out format. This executable file is ready to be executed through the program loader, exec(2). The linker is invoked with the ld(1) command. The linker is often called a link editor. አጣምሬ
LIS The LIS saves a local copy of documents, Outlook items, and Web applications that you open from a server. If you disconnect from the network, you can continue to work with saved items. When you reconnect to the network, your changes are synchronized. ኤልአይኤስ
list A series of worksheet rows that contain related data, such as an invoice database or a set of client names and phone numbers. The first row of the list has labels for the columns. ዝርዝር
list box A GUI control type that provides a list of choices, either drop-down or static. A list box consists of a list and an optional label. ዘርዛሪ ሳጥን
list separator Specifies the character that separates the items in a list. ዝርዝር ከፋፋይ
load Verb. Load something on to a computer አስገባ
local customs The conventions of a geographical area or territory for such things as date, time and currency formats. አካባቢያዊ ልማድ
local network See LAN (Local Area Network), የአካባቢ አውታረ መረብ
locale Country/area standard የአካባቢ
localization The process of adapting existing software to meet the local language, customs, and character set requirements of a particular geographical area. አካባቢነት
location A physical position or site occupied or available for occupancy or marked by some distinguishing feature. አቀማመጥ
lock To shut or make secure with or as if with locks. ሽንጉር
lock A software security feature that requires a key or dongle in order for the application to run correctly; a mechanical device on some removable storage medium (for example, the write-protect notch on a floppy disk) that prevents the contents from being overwritten. መሸንጎሪያ
locked file A file attribute that prevents applications or the user from updating or deleting the file. ሽንጉር ፋይል
log Same as log file ምዝግብ ማስታወሻ
log file A file that stores messages generated by an application, service, or operating system. These messages are used to track the operations performed. For example, Web servers maintain log files listing every request made to the server. Log files are usually plain text (ASCII) files and often have a .log extension. In Backup, a file that contains a record of the date the tapes were created and the names of files and directories successfully backed up and restored. The Performance Logs and Alerts service also creates log files. ምዝግብ ፋይል
Log Off Item on Start menu in Windows. Provides options for closing your programs and logging off, or for leaving your programs running and switching to another user. To terminate a session with a computer accessed through a communications line-usually a computer that is both distant and open to many users. \"%s\" is a placeholder; a user name will be inserted while the software is running; placeholder must also be used for translation but sentence structure can be adapted to your language. ውጣ
log off from the network To stop using a network by using the Log Off command or ending a Windows session. ከአውታረ መረብ ውጣ
log on To establish communication and initiate interaction with a computer, system or network. ግባ
log on to the network To begin using a network by providing a user name and password that identifies a user to the network. ወደ አውታረ መረብ ግባ
logarithm A logarithm is an exponent used in mathematical calculations to depict the perceived levels of variable quantities such as visible light energy, electromagnetic field strength, and sound intensity. ሎጋሪዝም
logging The process of storing information about events that occurred on the firewall or network. ማስገባት
logical Used to describe insertion point movement and text selection when working with bidirectional text. Movement progresses within bidirectional text according to the direction of the language encountered. ምክንያታዊ
Logical Interchange Format (LIF) A standard format for mass storage implemented on many Hewlett-Packard computers to aid in media transportability. The lif*(1) commands are used to perform various LIF functions. ተጠየቃዊ የማለዋወጫ አይነት (ተማአ)
login Same as logon ግባ
login directory The directory in which you are placed immediately after you log in. This directory is defined for each user in the file /etc/passwd. The shell variable HOME is set automatically to your login directory by login(1) immediately after you log in. See home directory. መነሻማውጫ
login name A unique name assigned to you by the system administrator that is used as a means of initial identification. You must type this name, and also your password, to gain access to the system. መግቢያ ስም
login script In dialup access, a list of instructions that guides the dialer program through the process of dialing the service provider\'s number, supplying the user\'s login name and password, and establishing the connection መግቢያ እስክሪፕት
login security A validation process that requires you to type a password before gaining access to a system. መግቢያ ጥበቃ
logo A distinctive symbol that identifies you, your business, or your organization. It can combine a name, motto, and graphics. አርማ
look in A list that allows selecting a set of specific objects to perform actions or operations with them, as well as their order. አማራጭ ዝርዝር
look up To search for in or as if in a separate reference (catalog) object, such as a reference book. ፈልግ
loop A series of computer instructions that is repeated until a terminating condition is reached. ምልልስ
loudspeaker Piece of hardware that changes electrical signals into sounds, Part of the standard PC peripherals for sound reproduction, ድምፅ ማጉያ
low memory 1.On computers running MS-DOS, the first 640 kilobytes of RAM. This RAM is shared by MS-DOS, device drivers, data, and application programs. Also called conventional memory. 2. This string could also mean that there isn\'t sufficient memory to perform a specific task. እጥረተ ማህደረትውስታ
lowercase About letters. Having as its form \"a f g\" or \"b n I\" rather than \"A F G\" or \"B N I\". ትንሽ ፊደል
Lum A function, returning the value of a color\'s luminosity component. The return value is a number in the range 0 to 240, inclusive. The input is an index of a color in the document\'s color table, or a reference to a cell that contains a color index. ሉም