A small computer that contains a microprocessor as it's central processor.
Microcomputer: Modern desktop computers, video game consoles, laptops, tablet PCs, and many types of handheld devices, including mobile phones, pocket calculators, and industrial embedded systems.
by BallsDroppingInMyThroat November 11, 2017
A term used in the 1970s to refer to a computer which was much smaller compared to mainframes at the time, being small enough to fit on a desk. Rendered obsolete by modern computers, which can be far smaller.
The invention of the microprocessor allowed for microcomputers, which were much smaller than computers at the time.
by Mattjod July 30, 2021