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Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms
A glossary of computer and Internet terms with definitions that are easy to understand.
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A Port can have three meanings, the first is used to connect devices to a computer such as a printer or keyboard. Examples of these type of ports are Ethernet and USB. The second type of port is used to describe which type of protocol a server that is on the Internet will use. The third use of the term port refers to editing a software's programming code so that it can be used and run on a different platform.