expansion card


noun Computers.

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

Nearby words

  1. expansion,
  2. expansion attic,
  3. expansion bend,
  4. expansion board,
  5. expansion bolt,
  6. expansion chamber,
  7. expansion joint,
  8. expansion slot,
  9. expansion team,
  10. expansion wave

Also called expansion board.

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Science 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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