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Noun1.mother board - the main circuit board for a computermother board - the main circuit board for a computer
C.P.U., central processing unit, central processor, CPU, mainframe, processor - (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing; "the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached"
add-in, circuit board, circuit card, plug-in, board, card - a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
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Three tenders for the supply of (a) instruments to measure earthling resistance, (b) closed type 12 volt dry batteries for recharging with no need for maintenance (55 & 100 Amp/ hour), also (c) electronic cards for mother board (CPU) mother board, Alpha Server, with related circuits, meters & batteries.
The pilot aborted the takeoff and waited until the airport staff helped the mother board the plane.
The image, uploaded by World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee in 1992, was edited on a colour Mac in version one of Photoshop and saved as a .gif, according to Mother Board.
Figure 5 shows a cross section of the packaged MMIC mounted on a mother board. The MMIC is mounted on a chip carrier using standard wire bonding.
NEC Corp say it has become the first company in the world to succeed in mounting microchips on a PC mother board with unleaded solder.
"The greatest benefit of the new interface protocol is that a CD-ROM drive now can be connected directly to the mother board of new PC systems," said Robert van Eijk, product manager for CD-ROM at Philips.