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expansion card

<hardware> A circuit board which can be plugged into one of a computer's expansion slots to provide some optional extra facility such as additional RAM, disk controller, coprocessor, graphics accelerator, communication device or some special-purpose interface.

Different computers have different standards for the cards they accept, e.g. PCI.

(1998-06-26)

 


Nearby terms: expanded memory manager expanded memory page frame Expanded Memory Specification expansion card expansion slot expect eXperimental LISP
 

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