personal computer

noun

Definition of personal computer

:a general-purpose computer equipped with a microprocessor and designed to run especially commercial software (such as a word processor or Internet browser) for an individual user

First Known Use of personal computer

1959


PERSONAL COMPUTER Defined for English Language Learners

personal computer

noun

Definition of personal computer for English Language Learners

  • : a small computer designed for use by one person at home or in an office


PERSONAL COMPUTER Defined for Kids

personal computer

noun

Definition of personal computer for Students

:a computer designed for an individual user


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