(XA) A CD-ROM drive specification required by Green Book CD-ROM and White Book CD-ROM formats. Drives labelled “XA ready” may require a firmware upgrade.
- Extended backus-naur form
language Any variation on the basic Backus-Naur Form (BNF) meta-syntax notation with (some of) the following additional constructs: square brackets “[..]” surrounding optional items, suffix “*” for Kleene closure (a sequence of zero or more of an item), suffix “+” for one or more of an item, curly brackets enclosing a list of alternatives, and […]
- Extended bnf
Extended Backus-Naur Form
- Extended capabilities port
hardware (ECP) A parallel printer interface for IBM PC compatibles, supported by several, mainly US, manufacturers. Not to be confused with the more common Enhanced Capabilities Port. (1997-12-01)
noun 1. generalized health or nursing care for convalescents or the disabled, when hospitalization is not required. noun medical or custodial care provided in cases of prolonged illness or rehabilitation Usage Note medicine