minicomputer

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minicomputer

a medium-scale COMPUTER with sizeable data storage facilities which is often accessible simultaneously from several terminals.

As MICROCOMPUTERS and minicomputers have become more powerful in terms of data-processing speed and data-storage capacity, the distinction between them and MAINFRAME computers has become blurred.

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AS she shivers on Blackpool prom in trademark micromini and low-cut top, Beverley Callard could be forgiven for regretting her comeback as Corrie's Liz McDonald.
A party dress made of blue taffeta and black velvet was displayed on a dressmaker's mannequin online, via Web cam; its hemline rose and fell according to up-to-the-minute data provided by computers monitoring the fluctuation of stock prices--thus making a Wall Street boom the indisputable cause of the micromini.
Is it foul to say that imagining a world where you could paint your big brown lips in the most decadent of shades, pile your phat ass into your fave micromini, slip your fleshly manicured toes into four-inch fuck-me sandals and have not one single solitary man objectify - I mean roam his eyes longingly over all the intended places - is, like, a total drag for you?
En una epoca austera y lopezvelardeana de faldas hasta los tobillos, la persona que hizo el diseno se adelanto en once anos a Mary Quaint y a Carnaby Street: todas las ninas llevaban una micromini, al parecer inspirada en las que salian en los comics de ciencia ficcion.
The supermini and micromini folding umbrellas that offer coverage for two adults yet fold down to as small as 8 inches in length are particularly hot this year, according to Ed Dweck, president of Raines USA Corp.
Operating from state-of-the-art research, development and production facilities, Kortek supplies the world's leading companies with the most advanced digital industrial displays (such as TFT LCD, PDP, OLED and Touch Solutions), in form factors ranging from micromini to sizes exceeding 80 inches.