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Meaning of DAISY CHAIN

Pronunciation:  'deyzeecheyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  flower chain consisting of a string of daisies linked by their stems; worn by students on class day at some schools
  2. [v]  connect devices on a part of a chip or circuit board in a computer
 
 See Also: connect, flower chain, link, link up, tie

 

 

Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A bus wiring scheme in which, for example, device A is wired to device B, device B is wired to device C, etc. The last device is normally wired to a resistor or terminator. All devices may receive identical signals or, in contrast to a simple bus, each device in the chain may modify one or more signals before passing them on.

Characteristic of rs-485, of apple's localtalk, and of various industrial control networks; also often used to describe thinwire ethernet (10base2).

 

 

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