parallel port

parallel port
noun
an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously
Syn: ↑parallel interface
Hypernyms: ↑interface, ↑port

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ˈparallel port 7 [parallel port] noun (computing)
a point on a computer where you connect a device such as a printer that sends or receives more than one piece of data at a time

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