Definition of microcomputer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrōkəmˌpyo͞odər/


A small computer that contains a microprocessor as its central processor.
Example sentences
  • The microcomputer then selects one of communication systems based on the profile.
  • In a nutshell, a microcomputer is a small computer that executes software and monitors inputs to control various functions, from something as simple as a window motor to something as complex as a complete engine.
  • Typically, a community telecentre includes a room in a public and easily accessible place, equipped with 12 microcomputers connected to the Internet, fax and copy machines, printer and scanner.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·com·pu·ter

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