Having a range of potential uses or functions; not specialized in design: a general-purpose detergent
More example sentences
- In fairness, it's important to stress that general-purpose processors were designed for application-related computing.
- An appliance is a device that provides a limited, well-defined function as compared to a general-purpose computer that can provide any function.
- Almost all programs use general-purpose function libraries that come with compilers.
Definition of general-purpose in:
- The US English dictionary