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a complete multiuse electronic digital computer system consisting of a central processing unit, storage facilities, input/output ports, and a chip or chips containing megabytes of high-speed internal storage. It is commonly designed for use by one person at a time, and it is the primary computing device for consumers. Also called personal computer and hand-held computer. Compare mainframe computer, minicomputer.
microcomputerA computer with the arithmetic logic unit and control unit contained in a microprocessor.
n a complete, multiuse, electronic, digital computer system consisting of a central processing unit, storage facilities, I/O ports, and a chip with megabytes of high-speed internal storage; it usually has only one user for personal, home, or office use.