IT Career Glossary

Glossary of key IT terms and acronyms used on this site.
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Term Definition
HTML, short for Hypertext Markup Language, is the predominant language used in the construction of web pages.
High Availability
The ability of a system or component to limit or avoid network disruption when a component fails.
An acronym for 'Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System,' HCPCS is a set of health care procedural codes based on the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). Healthcare industry insiders often pronounce HCPCS as 'Hick-Picks.'