Definition of Microcomputers

1. Noun. (plural of microcomputer) ¹



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Definition of Microcomputers

1. microcomputer [n] - See also: microcomputer

Medical Definition of Microcomputers

1. Small computers using lsi (large-scale integration) microprocessor chips as the cpu (central processing unit) and semiconductor memories for compact, inexpensive storage of program instructions and data. They are smaller and less expensive than minicomputers and are usually built into a dedicated system where they are optimised for a particular application. "microprocessor" may refer to just the cpu or the entire microcomputer. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microcomputers

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microcomputer
microcomputers (current term)
microcomputing
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Literary usage of Microcomputers

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1. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"microcomputers in Federal Agencies 0 1000 .2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 8000 ... 2307) Number of microcomputers *20 Independent agencies selected by OTA to ..."

2. Computer Models for Water-Resources Planning and Management: National Study by Ralph A. Wurbs (1997)
"... Water Quality for River/Reservoir Systems McTrans Center for microcomputers in Transportation The Center for microcomputers hi Transportation (McTrans) ..."

3. A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan (2001)
"This simplification of the power supply requirements and the related Motorola family of chips lowered product costs. Some early microcomputers using this ..."

4. Cops Nad Computers: Microcomputer Use in Criminal Justice Agencies by J. Thomas McEwen (1992)
"In general, microcomputers have been introduced into criminal justice agencies more slowly than businesses. Implementation problems were discussed in ..."

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