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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).]
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USB

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

[ˌjuːɛsˈbiː] (COMPUTING) (=Universal Serial Bus)
nUSB m, port m série universel
modif [port, hub, cable, driver] → USB inv
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