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(Computer Science) computing (on a computer) a socket that can be used for connecting devices that send data one bit at a time; often used for connecting the mouse or a modem
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Noun1.serial port - an interface (commonly used for modems and mice and some printers) that transmits data a bit at a timeserial port - an interface (commonly used for modems and mice and some printers) that transmits data a bit at a time
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)
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