Definition of Centronics in English:

Centronics

noun

Computing
  • Attributive Designating a type of parallel interface originally developed by the Centronics Data Computer Corporation; designating devices using or used in this interface.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Computerworld. From the name of the original manufacturer, the CentronicsData Computer Corporation, probably showing a blend of centre or central and electronics.

Pronunciation

Centronics

/sɛnˈtrɒnɪks/