Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “motherboard”

See all translations

motherboard

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmʌðəbɔːd/ IT
the main part of a computer, which contains the CPU (= the part of a computer that controls all the other parts)
Translations of “motherboard”
in Chinese (Traditional) 主機板,主機板…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主板,装配板…
(Definition of motherboard from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of motherboard?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “motherboard” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More