enhanced small device interface
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enhanced small device interface[en¦hanst ¦smȯl di¦vīs ′in·tər‚fās]
A standard method of connecting disk and tape drives to computers which allows for the transfer of 1-3 megabytes per second from disk drives holding up to 1 gigabyte of storage. Abbreviated ESDI.
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