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

  • n. Computer Science An insulated board on which interconnected circuits and components such as microchips are mounted or etched.

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  • n. A board on which electronic components and their interconnecting circuits are mounted or etched

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  • n. a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities

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Examples

  • A few months later a forty-five-cent circuit board in the military computer alert system signaled that the Soviet Union had just launched a missile attack.

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