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Definition of "minicomputers" [minicomputers]

  • Plural form of minicomputer. (noun)

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Use "minicomputers" in a sentence
  • "The name minicomputers used to define the class of computers that lies between personal computers and mainframes"
  • "Data General's MV/8000 and its successors became one of the most popular so-called minicomputers of the 1980s, widely used in industry."
  • "In the 1960s and 1970s, DEC played a central role in creating the market for "minicomputers," powerful, refrigerator-sized machines that appealed to scientists, engineers and other number crunchers who did not need the bigger, multimillion-dollar mainframes used by big corporations."