parallel port(redirected from parallel ports)
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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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|Noun||1.||parallel port - an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously|