Definition of serial port in English:

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serial port

noun

Computing
A connector by which a device that sends data one bit at a time may be connected to a computer. Compare with parallel port.
Example sentences
  • The serial line initializes the serial port to the proper baud and settings.
  • Connecting the serial port involves right clicking the ‘Bluetooth Serial Port’ icon and selecting ‘Connect’.
  • Character devices, such as serial ports and keyboards, manipulate data as a stream of characters, or bytes, one at a time.

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Syllabification: se·ri·al port

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