[ skuhz-ee ]

  1. a standard for computer interface ports featuring faster data transmission and greater flexibility than normal ports.

Origin of SCSI

1985–90; s(mall) c(omputer) s(ystem) i(nterface)

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British Dictionary definitions for SCSI


/ (ˈskʌzɪ) /

  1. Small Computer Systems Interface: a system for connecting a computer to peripheral devices

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Scientific definitions for SCSI


[ skŭzē ]

  1. 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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