parallel port

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parallel port

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(Computer Science) computing (on a computer) a socket that can be used for connecting devices that send and receive data at more than one bit at a time; often used for connecting printers
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Noun1.parallel port - an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneouslyparallel port - an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously
interface, port - (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)