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USB

 (yo͞o′ĕs′bē′)
n. Computers
A serial bus standard used for transferring data to and from digital devices. USB devices such as mice and flash drives are often powered by their USB connection.

[U(niversal) S(erial) B(us).]

USB

abbreviation for
(Electronics) Universal Serial Bus: a standard for connection sockets on computers and other electronic equipment
Translations

USB

[ˌjuːɛsˈbiː] (COMPUTING) (=Universal Serial Bus)
nUSB m, port m série universel
modif [port, hub, cable, driver] → USB inv
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-- The optical device bay has many options, including: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, Combo Drive, DVD+RW, 2nd hard drive or 6-in-1 media reader.
With the proper software drivers Serial ATA devices may be hot-plugged internal to the box or blind-mated to a backplane or device bay. Serial ATA also provides built in support for first-party DMA, removing bottlenecks associated with on-board DMA controllers.
ACPI device bay. Users with an ACPI-compliant computer can add new ACPI devices such as a CD-ROM drive or hard drive without opening the computer case.
In addition, a hot-swap modular device bay provides impressive expansion for peripherals.
Intersil also offers the industry's first and only complete Device Bay power solution as well as hot swap ICs, enabling maintenance and upgrade of file servers and Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAIDs) without interruption to system power.
A hot-swappable device bay, USB and Firewire ports and two PCM-CIA slots allow for a wide variety of additional peripherals.
In the article on Device Bay [July '99], I found it ironic that you were surprised the Mac would support the Device Bay through IEEE 1394 and USB.