plug-and-play

Definitions

Commerce

  • adjective
    (written as plug and play)
    used to describe a new member of staff who does not need training

Computing

Electronics

  • The ability of a computer system to automatically establish the proper configuration for a peripheral or expansion card which is connected to it. A PnP device, once installed, should be able to be used immediately, without any manual configuration.
  • A peripheral or expansion card, such as a monitor or sound card, which supports plug-and-play (1).
  • abbreviationPnP
  • synonymplug & play
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