single in-line package

Definitions

Computing

  • noun an electronic component which has all its leads on one side of its package.

Electronics

  • A rectangular IC housing in which the connecting pins are arranged along a single side of the package. Such a package is usually made of plastic or ceramic, and its pins protrude downward. Used, for instance, for computer RAM. Its acronym is SIP. Also spelled single inline package. Also called single in-line pin package.
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