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mi•cro•com•put•er



Pronunciation: (mī'krō-kum-pyOO"tur), [key]
n.
a compact and relatively inexpensive computer, with less capacity and capability than a minicomputer, consisting of a microprocessor and other components of a computer, miniaturized where possible: used in small business, by hobbyists, etc. Cf. home computer, mainframe, personal computer.

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