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1 In general, any printer, storage, display, input, or output mechanism that may be attached to a computer system.

2 On some operating systems, the name ‘device’ is also associated with a destination. The output from or input to a process may be connected to a device, file, or another process. In most computers, printers, displays, keyboards, and other input mechanisms are regarded as devices.

Subjects: Computing.


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