(SLIP) Serial Line Internet Protocol.
noun 1. anything published, broadcast, etc., in short installments at regular intervals, as a novel appearing in successive issues of a magazine. 2. Library Science. a publication in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numerical or chronological designation and intended to be continued indefinitely. adjective 3. published in installments or successive parts: a serial […]
noun 1. a form of monogamy characterized by several successive, short-term marriages over the course of a lifetime. serial monogamy noun 1. the practice of having a number of long-term romantic or sexual partners in succession noun a lifestyle involving a series of faithful relationships with different people Word Origin allusion to ‘serial killing’
noun 1. a number, usually one of a series, assigned for identification: the serial number of an automobile engine. serial number noun 1. any of the consecutive numbers assigned to machines, tools, books, etc
- Serial peripheral interface
communications, hardware (SPI) A serial interface in which a master device supplies clock pulses to exchanges data serially with a slave over two data wires (Master-Slave and Slave-Master). This term probably originated with Motorola in about 1979 with their first all-in-one microcontroller. (2003-07-13)