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Definition of "microcontroller" []

  • A microcomputer on a single chip, used to control some device such as an automobile engine or a toy. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "microcontroller" in a sentence
  • "This year's contest is sponsored by Microchip, and together we've got rad prizes to give to the best in microcontroller Halloween projects."
  • "To do that, Mr. Hinton said, the company took the unusual approach of storing power management-software in a built-in component called a microcontroller, which is usually a separate chip."
  • "Martin Kail: And, of course, the trapdoor would be connected to an Arduino microcontroller, which is rigged to a seat sensor."