microcontroller

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noun mi·cro·con·trol·ler \-kən-ˌtrō-lər\

Definition of microcontroller

  1. :  a microprocessor that controls some or all of the functions of an electronic device (such as a home appliance) or system

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1971

First Known Use of microcontroller

1971


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