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View synonyms for microcomputer

microcomputer

[ mahy-kroh-kuhm-pyoo-ter ]

noun

  1. a compact computer, with less capacity and capability than a minicomputer, consisting of a microprocessor and other components.


microcomputer

/ ˈmaɪkrəʊkəmˈpjuːtə /

noun

  1. a small computer in which the central processing unit is contained in one or more silicon chips Sometimes shortened tomicro


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Origin of microcomputer1

First recorded in 1970–75; micro- + computer

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