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motherboard Line breaks: mother|board
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌðəbɔːd/
(also mainboard)

Definition of motherboard in English:


A printed circuit board containing the principal components of a computer or other device, with connectors for other circuit boards to be slotted into.
Example sentences
  • So let us see how this motherboard performs compared to other motherboards and other video cards.
  • It's no different really to the small pieces of wire or other minor modifications we see on motherboards or video cards from time to time.
  • That's a less straightforward process for all its other machines, all of which have graphics on the motherboard.
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