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motherboard

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
motherboardmoth‧er‧board /ˈmʌðəbɔːd $ -ərbɔːrd/ noun [countable]  technicalTD a board where all the circuits of a computer are placed
Examples from the Corpus
motherboardThis mishap has caused Intel to reevaluate its strategy in selling so-called motherboards, analysts said.It has up to four motherboards, each with 16 fully switched High Performance Transputer Modules.They regarded its motherboard, the main circuit board, as a beautiful work of art.If the new motherboard is smaller then you will have some mounting pillars left over - keep them safe.If they prove popular then the company may develop its own motherboards.How well is the motherboard fitted?There two ways to upgrade to a 386 - by adding a coprocessor card and by replacing the motherboard.The motherboards are arranged in four clusters that communicate through a single backplane.
From Longman Business Dictionarymotherboardmoth‧er‧board /ˈmʌðəbɔːd-ðərbɔːrd/ noun [countable]COMPUTING the board with all the main circuits of a computer on it
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