from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small computer system interface used for connecting peripheral devices, such as external disk drives and scanners, as used on personal computers.

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  • Small Computer Systems Interface

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  • n. interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

s(mall) c(omputer) s(ystem) i(nterface).


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  • Not to be confused with CSI.

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