expansion card
noun Date: 1982 a circuit board connecting to a motherboard which expands the capabilities of a computer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • expansion card — ➔ card * * * expansion card UK US noun [C] IT ► a board covered with small metal electrical connections that create one or more circuits and that can be connected to the main circuit board of a computer so that it can do more things: »Installing… …   Financial and business terms

  • Expansion Card —   [engl.], Erweiterungskarte …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Expansion card — Example of a PCI Digital I/O Expansion Card. The expansion card (also expansion board, adapter card or accessory card) in computing is a printed circuit board that can be inserted into an expansion slot of a computer motherboard or backplane to… …   Wikipedia

  • expansion card — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms expansion card : singular expansion card plural expansion cards computing a circuit board that makes a computer more powerful or able to do more things …   English dictionary

  • expansion card — noun : a circuit board connecting to a computer motherboard and controlling a peripheral device which expands the capabilities of the computer * * * exˈpansion card 7 [expansion card] (also ˈadd in) noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • expansion card — card which connects to the motherboard and allows the performance of various operations …   English contemporary dictionary

  • expansion card — expan′sion card n. cmp cmp a card in a computer on which additional chips can be mounted to expand the computer s capabilities …   From formal English to slang

  • expansion card — Computers. a card in a computer on which additional chips can be mounted to expand the computer s capabilities. * * * …   Universalium

  • expansion card — ex pansion .card n a ↑circuit board that fits into a computer and makes it possible for the computer to do more things, for example play sounds or video pictures, or use a telephone line …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • expansion card — (also expansion board) noun a circuit board that can be inserted in a computer to give extra facilities or memory …   English new terms dictionary

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