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card cage[′kärd ‚kāj]
A rack built into a computer to hold printed circuit boards and allow them to be installed or removed easily.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
card cageAn enclosure into which printed circuit boards (cards) are inserted. The cage may be exposed to the outside for quick insertion and removal of cards, or it may reside behind a door or inside a larger cabinet.
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