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microchip in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmicrochipmi‧cro‧chip1 /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌtʃɪp $ -kroʊ-/ (also chip) noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TDa very small piece of silicon containing a set of electronic parts, which is used in computers and other machines 🔊 Japan’s largest producer of microchips 🔊 the microchip industry
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microchipThis senses the water temperature and sends a signal to the control box where it is processed in a microchip.It's a microchip which, when inserted into some part of the chair, will act like an electronic identity tag.The two are linked via a microchip.A microchip in a couch will sense the presence of a sitter and turn the heat up in the room.Would a certain microchip company survive for twenty years to meet its semiannual interest payments?Most of us are conversant with modems, microchips, and software packages.Neural microchips come in a variety of designs.This machine used valves rather than transistors or microchips and required input in the form of punched cards.