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main +‎ frame

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mainframe (plural mainframes)

  1. (computer hardware) A large, powerful computer able to manage very many simultaneous tasks and communicate with very many connected terminals; used by large, complex organizations (such as banks and supermarkets) where continuously sustained operation is vital

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mainframe m (plural mainframes)

  1. (computer hardware) mainframe (large, powerful computer connected to terminals)

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English mainframe.

NounEdit

mainframe m (plural mainframes)

  1. (computing) mainframe