: a standardized serial computer interface that allows simplified attachment of peripherals especially in a daisy chain

Word History


Universal Serial Bus

First Known Use

1995, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of USB was in 1995

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“USB.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/USB. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition


: a system for connecting a computer to another device (as a printer, keyboard, or mouse) by using a special kind of cord

Universal Serial Bus

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