expansion card

noun

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 But, unfortunately, the expansion card is pricier than an equivalent SSD. Brittany Vincent, BGR, 27 Sep. 2021 Both can be upgraded with a 1TB expansion card for $220. Britton Peele, Dallas News, 20 Nov. 2020 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, 12 Nov. 2020 Storage is a 1 terabyte SSD, with an external slot for another one terabyte expansion card. Will Egensteiner, Popular Mechanics, 6 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of expansion card

1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Expansion card.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expansion%20card. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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