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Scart Line breaks: Scart
Pronunciation: /skɑːt/

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(also SCART)

Definition of Scart in English:


A 21-pin socket used to connect video equipment: [as modifier]: twin Scart connectors
More example sentences
  • What about if we connect the Playstation 2 to the aerial rather than using the Scart lead or the video input or output ports?
  • A commendable selection of connections includes two good-quality RGB Scarts, ensuring crisp DVD playback.
  • The chair connects to any home cinema/stereo system that has a phono output and is also compatible with Scarts too.


1980s: acronym from French Syndicat des Constructeurs des Appareils Radiorécepteurs et Téléviseurs, the committee which designed the connector.

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