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peripheral equipment
In a data processing system, any equipment, distinct from the central processing unit, that may provide the system with additional capabilities. Note: Such equipment is often offline until needed for a specific purpose and may, in some cases, be shared among several users.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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