universal serial bus: an external serial bus interface standard for connecting peripheral devices to a computer, as in USB port; USB cable. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for usb port

USB port


computing a type of serial port for connecting peripheral devices in a system


abbreviation for

Universal Serial Bus: a standard for connection sockets on computers and other electronic equipment
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Word Origin and History for usb port


initialism for universal serial bus, by 1994.

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