[pluhg-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈplʌgˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
Electricity. an electric switchboard with for telephones and the like.
Also called control panel. Computers. a removable panel containing manually wired electrical terminals into which or pins are inserted: formerly used to control operation of peripheral equipment, as a keyboard.
another name for patch board
noun, Angling. 1. bait casting in which a plug is used as the lure.
- Plug compatible manufacturer
company (PCM) A manufacturer of equipment that some other manufacturer’s system can identify and work with. The PCM’s device replaces the original manufacturer’s. Most PCMs competed with IBM. PCM devices normally offer a cost-performance benefit over the original device. For example, several PCM versions of the Direct-Access Storage Device IBM 3350 offered twice the storage […]
[pluhg-kuh m-pat-uh-buh l] /ˈplʌg kəmˌpæt ə bəl/ adjective, Computers. 1. of or relating to computers or peripheral devices that are functionally equivalent to, and may be substituted for, other models.
- Plug for
verb phrase To support actively; cheer for; root for: She was plugging for the coalition candidate (1900+)