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Meaning of microcomputer

mi•cro•com•put•er

Pronunciation: (mī'krō-kum-py"tur), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
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