expansion card


Definition of expansion card

: a circuit board connecting to a motherboard which expands the capabilities of a computer

Examples of expansion card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Heavy gamers will likely need to eventually invest in the official storage expansion card that runs for $220 to better manage next-generation titles. Todd Martens, Los Angeles Times, "PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X: How to decide which one is right for you," 12 Nov. 2020 Storage is a 1 terabyte SSD, with an external slot for another one terabyte expansion card. Will Egensteiner, Popular Mechanics, "The Xbox Series X Gets Serious About Gameplay," 6 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of expansion card

1982, in the meaning defined above

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16 Nov 2020

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“Expansion card.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expansion%20card. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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