enhanced parallel port

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enhanced parallel port

(EPP) A parallel port that confirms to the IEEE's EPP standard. An EPP is actually an expansion bus that can handle 64 disk drives and other peripherals.

["PC Magazine", 1996-01-09, p. 262].

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