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microcontroller

Line breaks: micro|con¦trol|ler
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)kənˌtrəʊlə/

Definition of microcontroller in English:

noun

Computing
A control device which incorporates a microprocessor.
Example sentences
  • The microcontroller platform embeds a microcontroller, static RAM and a flash ROM.
  • The microcontroller assures control of switch means, such as triacs, switches and relays, and ensures that braking is effectuated regardless of the phase in the power cycle of the alternating current.
  • The hardware architecture is composed of a central control computer and microcontrollers commanding the air-conditioning equipment.

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