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populate

[′päp·yə‚lāt]
(computer science)
To add electronic components, such as memory chips, to a circuit board.

populate

To plug in chips or components into a printed circuit board. A fully populated board is one that contains all the devices it can hold.
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About 1 micrometer in size, they could be either bacteria or members of a domain of life called archaea, which populates many extreme environments.