[ skuhz-ee ]
/ ˈskʌz i /
a standard for computer interface ports featuring faster data transmission and greater flexibility than normal ports.
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Origin of SCSI
1985–90; s(mall) c(omputer) s(ystem) i(nterface)
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British Dictionary definitions for scsi
/ (ˈskʌzɪ) /
Small Computer Systems Interface: a system for connecting a computer to peripheral devices
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Scientific definitions for scsi
[ skŭz′ē ]
Short for small computer system interface. A computer interface used for connecting peripheral devices, such as external disk drives and scanners, to personal computers and each other, consisting of 25-50 individual signal paths (usually wires) bundled together and sharing a single connector plug.
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