plug play

Plug and Play

(sometimes lowercase) a standard for the production of compatible computers, peripherals, and software that facilitates device installation and enables automatic configuration of the system.

1990–95 Unabridged
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plug and play or plug'n'play
1.  computing a feature of hardware that enables computers to automatically detect and configure hardware devices without the need for intervention
2.  capable of detecting the addition of a new input or output device and automatically activating the appropriate control software
plug'n'play or plug'n'play

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