input/output controller


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input/output controller

[′in‚pu̇t ′au̇t‚pu̇t kən‚trōl·ər]
(computer science)
An independent processor which provides the data paths between input and output devices and main memory.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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