Attachment Unit Interface
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attachment unit interface[ə¦tach·mənt ‚yü·nət ′in·tər‚f¯s]
A 15-pin connector on an Ethernet card for connecting a network cable. Abbreviated AUI.
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Attachment Unit Interface(networking)
(AUI) The part of the IEEE Ethernet standard located between the MAC, and the MAU. The AUI is a transceiver cable that provides a path between a node's Ethernet interface and the MAU.
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AUI(Attachment Unit Interface) The network interface used with the original Ethernet. See 10Base5.
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