short card

short card

[¦shȯrt ¦kärd]
(computer science)
A printed circuit board that is plugged into an expansion slot in a microcomputer and is only half the length of a full-size card.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

short card

(hardware)
A half-length IBM PC expansion card or adaptor that will fit in one of the two short slots located toward the right rear of a standard chassis (tucked behind the floppy disk drives).

See also: tall card.

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short card

In a PC, a plug-in printed circuit board that is half the length of a full-size board. Contrast with long card.


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