transputer

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of transistor +‎ computer.

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Noun[edit]

transputer (plural transputers)

  1. (computing) A single chip with CPU, memory and communications capability, used in grids to form parallel processing computers.
    • 1991, Ronald S. Cok, Parallel programs for the transputer
      One of the most intriguing advances has been the development of the transputer, a single-chip computer developed by Inmos Ltd.

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