What does mainframe computer mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mainframe, mainframe computer(noun)

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


  1. Mainframe computer

    Mainframe computers are computers used primarily by corporate and governmental organizations for critical applications, bulk data processing such as census, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning, and transaction processing. The term originally referred to the large cabinets that housed the central processing unit and main memory of early computers. Later, the term was used to distinguish high-end commercial machines from less powerful units. Most large-scale computer system architectures were established in the 1960s, but continue to evolve.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mainframe computer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mainframe computer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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