Technology / Computers / Circuit Board: A collection of circuits on a sheet of plastic with all contacts made through a strip of pins. Usually made by chemically etching metal-coated plastic. Circuit boards are used in many parts of the computer, from the motherboard (main board), expansion cards, controller cards, and smaller components like the power switch.
Board Noun Synonyms: plank, scantling, timber
Board Verb Synonyms: go aboard, ship aboard, enter, embark on
Circuit Noun Synonyms: compass, circumference, perimeter, periphery, girth, border, boundary, edge, limit, ambit, margin, outline, confine(s), bound, pale
Technology / Computers / Motherboard: The main circuit board of a microcomputer. The motherboard contains the connectors for attaching additional boards. Typically, the motherboard contains the CPU, BIOS, memory, mass storage interfaces, MORE
Technology / Computers / Keyboard-Video-Mouse Switch (KVM): A piece of hardware that connects two or more computers to a single keyboard, monitor and mouse. Imagine you have a row of 4 computers that all serve as file servers. Why waste money buying 4 monitors MORE