audio card


Definition of audio card

: sound card Perhaps one of the biggest benefits of modern hardware-accelerated audio cards is the typical support for environmental reverberation effects that can be applied to 3D sounds.— James R. Boer, Game Audio Programming, 2003

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First Known Use of audio card

1989, in the meaning defined above

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“Audio card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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