Definition of fan-in in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfanˌin/

Entry from US English dictionary


The number of inputs that can be connected to a circuit.
Example sentences
  • Upon receiving the invalidate message, the master processors broadcast the invalidate message in an ordered fan-in / fan-out process to each processor in the cluster.
  • The early applications have been the iSCSI-FC gateways and switches, which address the server fan-in economic challenge of the FC SAN and the connectivity among FC SAN islands across the wide area network.

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Syllabification: fan-in

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