microcomputer

  

Definition

Computing device made up of one or more microprocessors, stored program memory (called read only memory or ROM), random access memory (RAM), input/output logic, and usually one or more data input (keyboard/mice/stylus) and data output (screen/printer) devices. Desktop computers (personal computers) are all also called microcomputers.

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  • If your business needs a lot of storage space you should get a microcomputer to keep all the information you need on hand.

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  • The microcomputer's processor was calculating much faster than the human brain so we doubled our investment in computer science professionals to assist.

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  • I was really interested in gadgets, so I jumped at the opportunity to check out a microcomputer to see how it worked.

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