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A Abbreviation for ampre. Measurement of the flow rate of electric current.
AMP Abbreviation for ampere. Measurement of the flow rate of electric current.
Analog a mechanism in which data is represented A mechanism in which data is represented by continuously variable physical quantities.
ANSI American National Standards Institute - Founded in 1918, ANSI is a voluntary organization composed of companies large and small that create standards for the computer industry.
Asynchronous Not all elements of a device or system operate at the same time, nor in a predetermined sequence.
Asynchronous Transmission Transmission in which time intervals between transmitted bits may be of unequal length. Transmission is controlled by start and stop bits which frame each character.
ATA Supports one or two hard drives, a 16-bit interface and PIO modes 0, 1 and 2. Also known as IDE.
ATA interface Abbreviation for AT Attachment, a protocol written for computer systems. See IDE.
ATA-2 Supports faster PIO modes 3 and 4 and multiword DMA modes 1 and 2. ATA-2 is also marketed as Fast ATA and Enhanced IDE (EIDE).
ATA-3 Minor revision to ATA-2.