(In asynchronous data transfers) one of a pattern of bits that indicate the end of a character or of the whole transmission.
More example sentences
- Simply configure the minicom to speak to an unused serial port, set the speed to 9,600 baud, 8 bits, no parity and 1 - stop bit.
- The default profile is appropriate for most devices with serial consoles that operate at 9,600 baud, 8 bits, no parity and 1 stop bit.
Definition of stop bit in:
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