microcontroller

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microcontroller definition

processor
A microprocessor on a single integrated circuit intended to operate as an embedded system. As well as a CPU, a microcontroller typically includes small amounts of RAM and PROM and timers and I/O ports.
An example is the Intel 8751.
(1995-04-22)

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