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expansion slot Syllabification: ex·pan·sion slot
Pronunciation: /ikˈspanSHən ˌslät/ /ekˈspanSHən ˌslät/

Definition of expansion slot in English:


A place in a computer where an expansion card can be inserted.
Example sentences
  • The main card body includes a coupling portion for coupling the expansion card to an expansion slot of the computer.
  • If a nurse wants reference programs, he or she should purchase a handheld computer that has an expansion slot for memory.
  • The company designed the card because PDAs typically contain a single expansion slot, and may not have WiFi built in.
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