expansion slots

expansion slot

noun Computers.
a connection in a computer, especially a microcomputer, to which a new board can be added to expand the computer's capabilities.

Origin:
1980–85

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expansion slot
 
n
a physical electronic interface provided in a computer system to enable extra facilities to be added easily at a later date

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