Technology KnowledgeBase

Glossary of Terms

Glossary is usually defined as an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge. This knowledge base glossary provides a collection of knowledge base documents that define many technical terms. These terms are arranged alphabetically, but you can quickly jump to a specific term by selecting its first letter from the index of the knowledge base glossary below.

Apple Menu
The apple icon in the upper left corner of your screen.
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) is the email protocol used by Northshore School District email programs. Your email program (Apple Mail or Outlook) synchronizes your email with the server through IMAP.
Menu Bar
The option bar at the top of your screen. The Menu Bar changes according to the application that is active.
Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is the internet address of a website (example: The NSD home page URL is