bidirectional parallel port


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bidirectional parallel port

[‚bī·də‚rek·shən·əl ‚par·ə‚lel ′pȯrt]
(computer science)
A parallel port that can transfer data in both directions, and at speeds much greater than a standard parallel port.
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