Part of the Internet applications glossary:

In computers, a board, depending on usage, can be short for motherboard , the physical arrangement of a computer's basic components and circuitry, or it can refer to an expansion board (or card or adapter ), which fits into one of the computer's expansion slot s and provides expanded capability.

This was last updated in April 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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