Definition of fan-out in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfanˌout/

Entry from US English dictionary


The number of inputs that can be connected to a specified output.
Example sentences
  • And then there's the simple fact that when you're dealing with a one-to-many fan-out of the type that broadcasting represents, using RF via broadcast or satellite makes much more sense in terms of efficient resource use.
  • Second, layout designers quickly learn to relax the spacing between PCI Express signal lines so that bumps can be easily added intermittently without impacting the fan-out of the overall PCI Express bus.
  • Expanders provide the necessary fan-out to create large enterprise-worthy configurations while maintaining legacy compatibility with today's proven SCSI software.

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Syllabification: fan-out

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