Definition of FireWire in English:

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FireWire

Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)rˌwī(ə)r/

noun

Computing , trademark
A technology that allows high-speed communication and data exchange between a computer and a peripheral or between two computers.
Example sentences
  • At the bottom of the case are the two USB ports, a FireWire connection and a mic and headphone jack.
  • The image is captured, digitized, and transferred to a PC over a FireWire interface.
  • When we plug in a FireWire drive or a USB storage device (such as a camcorder, an MP3 player or a digital camera), the device shows up on the desktop, in the appropriate applications and in the directory.

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Syllabification: FireWire

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