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minicomputer

[min-ee-kuh m-pyoo-ter] /ˈmɪn i kəmˌpyu tər/
noun
1.
a computer with processing and storage capabilities smaller than those of a mainframe but larger than those of a microcomputer.
Origin of minicomputer
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70; mini- + computer
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British Dictionary definitions for minicomputer

minicomputer

/ˌmɪnɪkəmˈpjuːtə/
noun
1.
a small comparatively cheap digital computer
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