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plug and play

noun

Simple Definition of plug and play

  • computers : a feature of a computer system that makes it possible for the computer to use a device as soon as it is connected to the computer

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of plug and play

  1. :  a feature of a computer system by which peripherals are automatically detected and configured by the operating system

plug–and–play adjective

1993

First Known Use of plug and play

1993


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