embedded computer

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Any computer used as a component in a device whose prime function is not that of a computer. One example is a weapons-guidance system. Another is a computer-controlled blood analyzer that uses a computer to control various tests that are run on blood in order to produce an integrated printout of all test results. Many domestic electronic products now contain embedded computers.

Subjects: Computing.

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