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Record 1 2019-02-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Hardware
DEF

To selectively activate a device or function.

OBS

When a number of devices are connected in parallel, selective operation can be achieved by an enabling action ... that will set only the desired device into a state in which it can receive further signals.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Matériel informatique
OBS

Permettre la prise en considération ou l'exécution d'une instruction, d'une fonction programmée [...]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Equipo físico de computadora (Hardware)
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