HyperDic: dongle

English > 1 sense of the word dongle:
NOUNartifactdongle(computer science) an electronic device that must be attached to a computer in order for it to use protected software
English > dongle: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(computer science) an electronic device that must be attached to a computer in order for it to use protected software.
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderelectronic deviceA device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
Spanishdongle, mochila
Catalandongle, motxilla

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