dongle

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    derekleffew Resident Curmudgeon Senior Team Premium Member

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    A small hardware device that plugs into a port on a computer. Also called a "hardware key" or "USB key" for copyright protection or software license limiting. May also provide an output of some sort and thus act as an adapter; example: USB-DMX dongle.
     
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