A moderate-sized computer that can serve many users in a department, or one dedicated to a complex computational function such as computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging; smaller and slower than a mainframe, more complex and powerful than a personal computer.

Origin: It. Miniatura, decoration of manuscripts, fr. L. Minium, red lead

(05 Mar 2000)

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