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[soo-per-min-ee] /ˈsu pərˌmɪn i/
noun, Computers.
the fastest and most powerful type of minicomputer, with capabilities more commonly associated with mainframes.
Also called superminicomputer
[soo-per-min-ee-kuh m-pyoo-ter] /ˌsu pərˈmɪn i kəmˌpyu tər/ (Show IPA)
Origin of supermini Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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British Dictionary definitions for super minicomputer


(pl) -nis. a small car, usually a hatchback, that is economical to run but has a high level of performance
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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super minicomputer in Technology

Any minicomputer distinguished by having intelligent peripherals or multiple processors. The DEC PDP-8 was a minicomputer, the PDP-11 could be a minicomputer or a super minicomputer depending upon the sub-model.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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