Definition of parallel port noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


parallel port

BrE BrE//ˈpærəlel pɔːt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpærəlel pɔːrt//
(computing) Computer hardware
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a point on a computer where you connect a device such as a printer that sends or receives more than one piece of data at a time See related entries: Computer hardware
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: parallel port