expansion card


noun Computers.

a card in a computer on which additional chips can be mounted to expand the computer's capabilities.

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Scientific definitions for expansion board

expansion board

A printed circuit board that can be installed to enhance a computer's capabilities, as by increasing memory or improving graphics.
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