HyperDic: mainframe

English > 2 senses of the word mainframe:
NOUNartifactmainframe, mainframe computera large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room
artifactmainframe, central processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, processor(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing
mainframe > pronunciation
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English > mainframe: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room.
Synonymmainframe computer
NarrowersupercomputerA mainframe computer that is one of the most powerful available at a given time
Broaderdigital computerA computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits
Spanishcomputadora central, ordenador central
Catalanordinador central
English > mainframe: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing.
Synonymscentral processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, processor
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Part ofcomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
PartsCPU board, mother boardThe main circuit board for a computer
Broaderelectronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
hardware, computer hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
SpanishCPU, procesador, UCP, unidad central de procesamiento, unidad central de proceso
Catalanprocessador, UCP, unitat central de processament

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