from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mid-sized computer, usually fitting within a single cabinet about the size of a refrigerator, that has less memory than a mainframe.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A computer smaller than a mainframe, but larger than a microcomputer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a mid-sized digital computer; at any given point in the development of computer technology, a minicomputer will be faster and have greater capacity than a
microcomputer, but will be slower and have less capacity than a mainframe computer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a digital computer of medium size
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