transputer

Definitions

Electronics

  • Acronym for transistor computer. A computer-on-a-chip utilized in the context of parallel processing. Many transputers, even thousands, may be joined via highspeed links to enable very fast and powerful processing. In other contexts, a computer-on-a-chip is usually employed alone in a device, and only able to work alongside a limited number of other such computers.
  • synonymtransistor computer
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