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Plug-in   (French Equivalent: Plugiciel)

DefinitionA hardware or software module that adds a specific feature or service to a larger system. For example, there are number of plug-ins for the Netscape navigator browser that enable it to display different types of audio or video messages. Navigator plug-ins are based on MIME file types.

Glossary - Capturing Unstable Media. V2. 2004
Broader Term ↑Equipment
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