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Definition of mainframe noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mainframe

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmeɪnfreɪm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmeɪnfreɪm//
 
(also mainframe computer)
 
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a large powerful computer, usually the centre of a network and shared by many users compare microcomputer, personal computer
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mainframe