motherboard
noun Date: 1971 the main circuit board especially of a microcomputer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • motherboard — moth‧er‧board [ˈmʌðəbɔːd ǁ ðərbɔːrd] noun [countable] COMPUTING the board with all the mainCircuits of a computer on it * * * motherboard UK US /ˈmʌðəbɔːd/ noun [C] IT ► the main part of a computer, which contains the CPU (= the part of a… …   Financial and business terms

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  • Motherboard — In personal computers, a motherboard is the central printed circuit board (PCB) in many modern computers and holds many of the crucial components of the system, providing connectors for other peripherals. The motherboard is sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • Motherboard — Hauptplatine; Mainboard; Board (umgangssprachlich) * * * Mo|ther|board 〈[mʌ̣ðə(r)bɔ:(r)d] n. 15; EDV〉 Hauptplatine im Gehäuse eines Computers, auf der die wesentlichen Bauteile des Computers aufgebracht sind [<engl., „Mutterplatine“ <mother …   Universal-Lexikon

  • motherboard — UK [ˈmʌðə(r)ˌbɔː(r)d] / US [ˈmʌðərˌbɔrd] noun [countable] Word forms motherboard : singular motherboard plural motherboards computing the main circuit board in a computer …   English dictionary

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