peripheral device

peripheral device (plural peripheral devices)

  1. (computer hardware) An electronic device that is outside the computer's system unit (external to the computer's enclosing case), but used by the computer to which it is connected, such as a printer or a scanner.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: périphérique informatique, périphérique
  • German: Peripheriegerät
  • Portuguese: periférico
  • Russian: перифери́йное устро́йство
  • Spanish: periférico, dispositivo periférico

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