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mainframe
(english) A multi-user computer designed to meet the needs of a large organization; a mainframe has a greater capacity than that of a minicomputer or a microcomputer. It is also considerably more expensive to main. (See also: IT, hardware, LAN)
ordinateur central
(french) Ordinateur multi-utilisateur conçu pour satisfaire les besoins d'une grande organisation ; processeur central avec une puissance supérieure à celle d'un mini-ordinateur ou d'un micro-ordinateur. Il est aussi considérablement plus cher à entretenir. (See also: IT, hardware, LAN)
mainframe
(portuguese) Computador desenhado para satisfazer as necessidades duma grande organização. (See also: IT, hardware, LAN)

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