serial line

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serial line definition

communications
Wires which connect two serial ports carrying serial data consisting of sequential bits represented by one of two voltages.
A common electrical specification for the signals on a serial line is RS-423.
(ftp://ftp.acorn.co.uk/pub/documents/appnotes/231-245/234.ps).
(1995-02-02)
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