Definitions for "mainframe"
A large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room. At any given point in development of computer technology, the mainframe will be faster, have large main memeory, and be more capable than a minicomputer, which will in turn be faster and more capable than a personal computer. The typical personal computer in 1999 is faster than a mainframe was in 1970.
The board holding the CPU and the memory forming the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached.
The powerful, central machine of a large, computing network. Usually found in academic institutions and large organizations, mainframes coordinate the functioning of a large number of machines.
Mainframe were an 1980s Electropop band from Hemel Hempstead 26 miles north of London, England. Comprising of Murray Munro and John Molloy, the band signed to Polydor Records' dance label offshoot Boiling Point, where they released singles such as "Radio" and "5 Minutes". As well as recording music both Murray and John were involved in the development of the Greengate DS3 sound card system which turned an Apple II into a complex polyphonic sound sampler / percussion unit.
Keywords:  hasbro, cassidy, rookie, tina, ran
A central processing unit.
See Central Processing Unit.
Mainframe (Real name: Rookie Officer, Tina Cassidy, voiced by Mary Long) is a cartoon character in the C.O.P.S. (Central Organization of Police Specialists) series from Hasbro which ran from 1988-1989.
Keywords:  maxicomputer, see
See Maxicomputer.
Keywords:  akin, squeeze
akin to "main squeeze"
The city (system) in which our characters live. RB: 1
Mainframe is a fictional character who appeared in the Marvel Comics series A-Next.
Keywords:  stupid, cluster, solution
a stupid solution when a cluster is possible
often needed to provide validation tables which may be down loaded. Service provider must be able to provide data and images in readable format on acceptable media.
an especially proprietary architecture
A unit which accepts modules and/or cards. Typically in Universal Switching's equipment, the Mainframe unit provides control and power to the modules installed.
mainframes; what is a mainframe