a standard for computer interface ports featuring faster data transmission and greater flexibility than normal ports.

1985–90; s(mall) c(omputer) s(ystem) i(nterface) Unabridged
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SCSI (ˈskʌzɪ)
Small Computer Systems Interface: a system for connecting a computer to peripheral devices

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SCSI   (skŭz'ē)  Pronunciation Key 
Short for small computer system interface. A computer interface used for connecting peripheral devices, such as external disk drives and scanners, to personal computers and each other, consisting of 25-50 individual signal paths (usually wires) bundled together and sharing a single connector plug.
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n. [Small Computer System Interface] A bus-independent standard for system-level interfacing between a computer and intelligent devices. Typically annotated in literature with `sexy' (/sek'see/), `sissy' (/sis'ee/), and `scuzzy' (/skuh'zee/) as pronunciation guides -- the last being the overwhelmingly predominant form, much to the dismay of the designers and their marketing people. One can usually assume that a person who pronounces it /S-C-S-I/ is clueless.
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Small Computer System Interface

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small computer system interface
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