peripheral device

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peripheral device

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(Computer Science) computing any device, such as a disk, printer, modem, or screen, concerned with input/output, storage, etc. Often shortened to: peripheral
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Noun1.peripheral device - (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computerperipheral device - (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer; "disk drives and printers are important peripherals"
data input device, input device - a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
output device - electronic or electromechanical equipment connected to a computer and used to transfer data out of the computer in the form of text, images, sounds, or other media
printer - (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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