general purpose interface bus

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a standard for an interface bus between a computer and laboratory equipment.

Electronics

  • (written as General-Purpose Interface Bus)
    A computer interface based on the IEEE 488 standard. Used mainly to connect data acquisition and control instruments, industrial automation equipment, medical diagnostic devices, and the like. Its abbreviation is GPIB. Also called GPIB bus, or IEEE 488 bus.

Computing

  • acronymGPIB
  • noun a standard for an interface bus between a computer and laboratory equipment.
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