What is backplane? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Electronics glossary:

A backplane is an electronic circuit board containing circuitry and sockets into which additional electronic devices on other circuit boards or cards can be plugged; in a computer, generally synonymous with or part of the motherboard.

This was last updated in June 2005
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