NIBBLE - Combination of four bits
Network - A system of interconnected computers.
They are of three types i.e., LAN, MAN, WAN.
Network Interface Card (NIC) - This is a part of the computer that allows it to talk to other computers via a network protocol like TCP/IP.
Node - A computer which is attached to the network. Each node has its own address on the network so that it can be uniquely identified and can communicate with other nodes on the same or different network.
Offline - Refers to the state in which a computer is temporarily or permanently unable to communicate with another computer.
Online - Refers to the state in which a computer is ready to communicate with other computers.
Open source software - Software that makes the underlying source code available to all users at no charge.
Operating system (OS) - Software that manages the internal functions and controls the operations of computer.