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moth·er·board

 (mŭth′ər-bôrd′)
n.
The main printed circuit board in a complex electronic device, such as a personal computer, usually containing the central processing unit, the main system memory, and other components essential to the device's operation.

motherboard

(ˈmʌðəˌbɔːd)
n
(Electronics) (in an electronic system) a printed circuit board through which signals between all other boards are routed

moth•er•board

(ˈmʌð ərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
a rigid slotted board upon which other boards that contain the basic circuitry of a computer or of a computer component can be mounted.
[1970-75]

moth·er·board

(mŭth′ər-bôrd′)
The main circuit board of a computer, usually containing the central processing unit and main system memory as well as circuitry that controls the disk drives, keyboard, monitor, and other peripheral devices.

motherboard

A circuit board into which other PCBs can be slotted.
Translations
Motherboard

motherboard

[ˈmʌðəˌbɔːd] N (Comput) → placa f base

motherboard

[ˈmʌðəˌbɔːd] n (Comput) → scheda f madre inv
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