Definition of serial port in English:

serial port

Line breaks: ser¦ial port

noun

Computing
  • A connector by which a device that sends data one bit at a time may be connected to a computer.
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    • 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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