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An accessory software program that extends the capabilities of an existing application. Also called add-in, add-on.
1. Computers Of or relating to a plug-in: a plug-in application.
2. Designed to be plugged in to an electric circuit: a plug-in drill.
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(Computer Science) computing that one plugs into a port on a computer
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1. designed to be plugged into an electrical power source: a plug-in hair dryer.n.
4. a plug-in appliance.
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An additional piece of software added to an application.
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|Noun||1.||plug-in - a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities|
PC board - a removable circuit board for a personal computer; fits into a slot in the mother board
printed circuit - computer circuit consisting of an electronic sub-assembly; copper conductors are laminated on an insulating board or card and circuit components are inserted into holes and dip soldered
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