computer circuit

Definitions of computer circuit
  1. noun
    a circuit that is part of a computer
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    gate, logic gate
    a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    integrated circuit, microcircuit
    a microelectronic computer circuit incorporated into a chip or semiconductor; a whole system rather than a single component
    interface, port
    (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)
    module
    computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware)
    printed circuit
    computer circuit consisting of an electronic sub-assembly; copper conductors are laminated on an insulating board or card and circuit components are inserted into holes and dip soldered
    AND circuit, AND gate
    a circuit in a computer that fires only when all of its inputs fire
    add-in, board, card, circuit board, circuit card, plug-in
    a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
    NAND circuit, NAND gate
    a logic gate that produces an output that is the inverse of the output of an AND gate
    OR circuit, OR gate
    a gate circuit in a computer that fires when any of its inputs fire
    parallel interface, parallel port
    an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously
    serial port
    an interface (commonly used for modems and mice and some printers) that transmits data a bit at a time
    SCSI, small computer system interface
    interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers
    X-OR circuit, XOR circuit, XOR gate
    gate for exclusive OR; a circuit in a computer that fires only if only one of its inputs fire
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    circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit
    an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
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