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‘FireWire’ added to Oxford English Dictionary

Several MacMinute readers note that the term “FireWire” has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. The definition of FireWire reads: “noun [mass noun] trademark a standard high-performance serial bus for connecting devices to a personal computer.” A full list of the new words added to the dictionary can be found here (PDF). Apple invented the high-speed FireWire interface in the mid-90s. It is also known as the cross-platform industry standard IEEE 1394.

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