plugboard

noun

Definition of plugboard

1 : an electrical switchboard in which connections are made by means of plugs
2 : the part of a tabulating machine in which adjustments are made that determine the place at which a card is punched or stamped
3 : a panel in a computer or other electronic equipment having a multiplicity of female connectors into which male plugs are inserted to establish electrical control circuits

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“Plugboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plugboard. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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