sound card

sound card
noun

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sound card noun
A printed circuit board that enables a computer to produce enhanced sound effects
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Main Entry:sound

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sound card UK US noun [countable] [singular sound card plural sound cards] computing
a small circuit board inside a computer that changes information into sounds that you can hear, for example while you are playing a computer game
Thesaurus: computer equipment and partshyponym

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n. a device that can be slotted into a computer to allow the use of audio components for multimedia applications

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noun, pl ⋯ cards [count]
computers : a device in a computer system designed to produce or reproduce sound

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ˈsound card f34 [sound card] noun (computing)
a device that can be put into a computer to allow the use of sound with ↑multimedia software

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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