Definition of Peripheral device

1. Noun. (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer. "Disk drives and printers are important peripherals"

Definition of Peripheral device

1. Noun. A device that is outside the computer's system unit, such as a printer or a scanner. ¹

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Literary usage of Peripheral device

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Network Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"peripheral device or Equipment. A peripheral device is an input or output unit eg disk, tape drive or printer. Phase Modulation (PM). ..."

2. Advisory Memorandum on Office Automation Security Guideline (1993)
"There should be attached to the OA System and each peripheral device, which is not physically collocated with it, a human-readable label (eg, a sticker) on ..."

3. Planning for the Fiber Distributed Data Interface by William E. Burr (1995)
"HIPPI also contains specific provisions for running peripheral device protocols and is used for attaching high performance peripherals to computer systems. ..."

4. The Appn Primer: A Guide to Advanced Peer-To-Peer Networking by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"First is the communication between the peripheral device and its owning system. Second is communication between two hosts (if the application is owned by a ..."

5. Emerging Electronic Methods for Making Retail Payments by Judith S. Ruud, Philip Webre (1996)
"In that case, the smart card, when attached to the home computer through a peripheral device, merely serves as a key to the account, ..."

6. Inclusive Education at Work: Students with Disabilities in Mainstream Schools by Oecd (1999)
"... a computer with a peripheral device for Braille display, a printer, Braille texts, and minor adaptations to class- room furniture. ..."

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