edge connector

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a long connector with a slot containing metal contacts to allow it to make electrical contact with an edge card

Computing

  • noun a long connector with a slot containing metal contacts to allow it to make electrical contact with an edge board

Electronics

  • A set of wide contacts which protrude from a circuit board, and which serve to be inserted into another circuit board. Used, for instance, to plug an expansion board into an expansion slot. Also called edgeboard connector, or card-edge connector.
  • synonymedgeboard connector
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