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SCSI

 (skŭz′ē)
n.
A small computer system interface used for connecting peripheral devices, such as external disk drives and scanners, as used on personal computers.

[s(mall) c(omputer) s(ystem) i(nterface).]

SCSI

(ˈskʌzɪ)
n
(Computer Science) Small Computer Systems Interface: a system for connecting a computer to peripheral devices

SCSI

(ˈskʌz i)
n.
a standard for computer interface ports featuring faster data transmission and greater flexibility than normal ports.
[1985–90; s(mall) c(omputer) s(ystem) i(nterface)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.SCSI - interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computersSCSI - interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers
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)
Translations

SCSI

[ˈskʌzɪ] N ABBR (Comput) =small computer systems interfaceSCSI m or f controlador de dispositivos de entrada y salida de alta velocidad de transferencia

SCSI

[ˈskʌzi] (=small computer systems interface)
n abbrSCSI m
modif abbr [card, interface] → SCSI

SCSI

(Comput) abbr of Small Computer Systems InterfaceSCSI
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Q: I was looking for information on your web site that would explain the difference between a SCSI controller and a SCSI channel.