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A glossary is a list of words and their meanings that may be unfamiliar to you.

A glossary is like a dictionary but the list of words is compiled only for a specialised purpose or subject area.

There are many technical terms in multimedia that are difficult to understand, even for people who have English as their first language. As you work through the resource you can use the following online glossaries to check the meanings of any words you do not understand.



Links to free online multimedia glossaries

Search for a specific word and check the meaning, or scroll through the lists to familiarise yourself with some of the words we will be using in this resource.