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mi·cro·com·put·er

 (mī′krō-kəm-pyo͞o′tər)
n.
A personal computer.

microcomputer

(ˈmaɪkrəʊkəmˈpjuːtə)
n
(Computer Science) a small computer in which the central processing unit is contained in one or more silicon chips. Sometimes shortened to: micro

mi•cro•com•put•er

(ˈmaɪ kroʊ kəmˌpyu tər)

n.
a compact computer having less capability than a minicomputer and employing a microprocessor; personal computer.
[1970–75]

microcomputer

A computer that uses a microprocessor chip for its central processor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microcomputer - a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a timemicrocomputer - a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time
desktop computer - a personal computer small enough to fit conveniently in an individual workspace
digital computer - a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits
microprocessor - integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system; "a microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer"; "a disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive"
PC board - a removable circuit board for a personal computer; fits into a slot in the mother board
portable computer - a personal computer that can easily be carried by hand
Translations
حاسوب صَغير جدا
mikropočítač
mikrocomputer
mikroszámítógép
örtölva
mikrokompiuteris
mikrokompjūters, mikroskaitļotājs
mikropočítač
mikro bilgisayarmikroyonga

microcomputer

[ˌmaɪkrəʊkəmˈpjuːtəʳ] Nmicrocomputador m, microcomputadora f, microordenador m (Sp)

microcomputer

micro-computer [ˈmaɪkrəʊkəmpjuːtər] nmicro-ordinateur m

microcomputer

[ˌmaɪkrəʊkəmˈpjuːtəʳ] nmicrocomputer m inv

microcomputer

(maikrəukəmˈpjuːtə) noun
a very small computer containing tiny pieces of silicon etc designed to act as complex electronic circuits.
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