(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.
- Serial port
noun 1. (computing) (on a computer) a socket that can be used for connecting devices that send data one bit at a time; often used for connecting the mouse or a modem hardware, communications (Or “com port”) A connector on a computer to which you can attach a serial line connected to peripherals which communicate […]
- Serial presence detect
- Serial processing
serial processing definition A technique for solving problems in which a computer begins at the start and works through to the end in a linear fashion. (Compare parallel processing.) sequential processing
- Serial processor
architecture A computer whose central processing unit performs a single machine-level operation at a time. This term would be used mostly in contrast to a parallel processor. (2008-03-14)