expansion slot
noun Date: 1980 a socket on the motherboard of a computer into which an expansion card may be inserted

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  • expansion slot — exˈpansion ˌslot noun [countable] COMPUTING a Connector on a computer system board that can hold an expansion card: • Internal modems fit into an expansion slot and don t require a serial port socket. * * * expansion slot UK US noun [C] IT ► …   Financial and business terms

  • Expansion Slot —   [dt. Erweiterungssteckplatz], Steckplatz …   Universal-Lexikon

  • expansion slot — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms expansion slot : singular expansion slot plural expansion slots computing a place on a computer where you can connect another piece of equipment to it and make it more powerful …   English dictionary

  • expansion slot —    One of the connectors on the expansion bus that gives an adapter access to the system bus. You can install as many additional adapters as there are expansion slots inside your computer. For portable computers, an expansion slot is often… …   Dictionary of networking

  • expansion slot — papildomojo prijungimo lizdas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. expansion slot vok. Erweiterungsposition, f rus. гнездо для расширительных модулей, n pranc. jack d expansion, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • expansion slot — plėtotės lizdas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Prie kompiuterio ↑magistralės prijungtas lizdas. Per jį prie kompiuterio galima prijungti naujas ↑plokštes ir vidinius įtaisus (pvz., papildomą standųjį diską) ir taip išplėsti jo galimybes …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • expansion slot — slot in a motherboard into which additional cards can be placed (Computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • expansion slot — ex pansion .slot n a place on a computer system ↑circuit board that can hold an ↑expansion card …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • expansion slot — noun A slot for additional hardware, cards, etc. for the purpose of expanding a computer system …   Wiktionary

  • expansion slot — ex pansion ,slot noun count COMPUTING a place on a computer where you can connect another piece of equipment to it and make it more powerful …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • expansion slot — expan′sion slot n. cmp a connection to which a new circuit board can be added to expand a computer s capabilities • Etymology: 1980–85 …   From formal English to slang

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