minicomputer definition

  • noun:
    • A mid-sized computer system, often installing within an individual closet concerning the size of a refrigerator, with less memory than a mainframe.
    • some type of computer smaller than a mainframe, but larger than a microcomputer.
    • a mid-sized electronic computer system; at any given part of the introduction of computer system technology, a minicomputer is quicker and have higher ability than a microcomputer, but will likely be reduced and also have less capacity than a mainframe computer system.
    • an electronic computer system of medium dimensions

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