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Overview of noun mainframe

The noun mainframe has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. mainframe, mainframe computer

(a large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room)

2. central processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, processor, mainframe

((computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing; "the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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