- universal serial bus: an external serial bus interface standard for connecting peripheral devices to a computer, as in USB port; USB cable.
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- Universal Serial Bus: a standard for connection sockets on computers and other electronic equipment
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Word Origin and History for usb
initialism for universal serial bus, by 1994.
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