sound card


Definition of sound card

: a circuit board in a computer system designed to produce or reproduce sound

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The rest Some other notable CES announcements: EVGA got into sound cards. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "6 important CES 2019 reveals and trends that PC enthusiasts need to know about," 11 Jan. 2019 The core part of an audio stack is buffers filled with sound data; the application fills the buffer, the sound card plays data from the buffer. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS X, part III," 28 May 2018

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First Known Use of sound card

1983, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sound card was in 1983

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English Language Learners Definition of sound card

computers : a device in a computer system designed to produce or reproduce sound

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