communications port

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a socket or physical connection allowing one device to communicate with another

Electronics

  • An interface which serves to connect a peripheral device to a computer. Such a device may be a modem, a mouse, a monitor, another computer, and so on. Its abbreviation is COM, com port, or comm port.
  • abbreviationcom port
  • abbreviationcomm port
  • synonymcommunication port
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