The notion of groove comes from the french word rainure. The term refers to a slit , a cut or one opening .
Typically, the concept is used with reference to channel that is created on a surface to allow insertion of a piece . Depending on the context, the slots have different characteristics.
Frequently the slots allow the assembly of different elements. When you insert something into the slot, it fits into the sector in question. Anyway, there are slots whose function is to allow the ventilation wave introduction of a ticket, a coin, etc.
Many devices, for example, have slots for the passage of air . Thus, when its operation produces a heating, the heat goes out through the grooves and damage to the equipment is avoided.
The Vending machines On the other hand, they have slots for the user to deposit money and pay what you intend to buy. Similarly, the ATMs (ATMs ) have slots to insert and extract tickets.
A person In this context, you can put a ticket in the slot of a candy vending machine to take a chocolate, to mention a possibility. Or extract a thousand pesos from a savings account by placing your card in an ATM slot and getting money from another slot.
The computers (computers ), meanwhile, they present expansion slots on its motherboard, also known as motherboard, motherboard, mainboard or motherboard. Thanks to the slots or slots , it is possible to connect multiple components.
There are different kinds of expansion slots, such as PCI , AGP and others. In them you can connect video boards , audio boards and other elements that are key to the performance of the computer.