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Between rounds of speed chess I read enough of a programming manual to teach myself to write programs on the school's DEC mainframe in the language Basic.
Eric Allin Cornell

Meaning of "mainframe" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MAINFRAME

mainframe  [ˈmeɪnˌfreɪm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MAINFRAME

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mainframe is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MAINFRAME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of mainframe in the English dictionary

The definition of mainframe in the dictionary is a high-speed general-purpose computer, usually with a large storage capacity. Other definition of mainframe is the central processing unit of a computer.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MAINFRAME


airframe
ˈɛəˌfreɪm
bedframe
ˈbedˌfreɪm
brame
breɪm
crame
kreɪm
doorframe
ˈdɔːˌfreɪm
enframe
ɪnˈfreɪm
fraim
freɪm
frame
freɪm
grame
ɡreɪm
half-frame
ˈhɑːfˌfreɪm
headframe
ˈhɛdˌfreɪm
misframe
ˌmɪsˈfreɪm
packframe
ˈpækˌfreɪm
reframe
riːˈfreɪm
sub-frame
ˈsʌbfreɪm
wireframe
ˈwaɪəˌfreɪm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MAINFRAME

main yard
main-line
main-sequence
main-sequence star
main-topmast
mainboom
mainbrace
Maine
Maine Coon
Maine-et-Loire
mainland
mainland Britain
mainlander
mainline
mainliner
mainly
mainmast
mainor
mainpernor
mainprise

WORDS THAT END LIKE MAINFRAME

A-frame
arame
climbing frame
clip frame
cold frame
embroidery frame
freeze-frame
garden frame
half frame
in the frame
inertial reference frame
picture frame
portal frame
printing frame
sampling frame
still frame
stop-frame
time frame
walking frame
window frame
Zimmer frame

Synonyms and antonyms of mainframe in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mainframe» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MAINFRAME

Find out the translation of mainframe to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mainframe from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mainframe» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

主机 >
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ordenador central
570 millions of speakers

English

mainframe
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मेनफ्रेम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المركزية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мэйнфреймов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

servidor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মেইনফ্রেম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ordinateur central
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kerangka utama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mainframe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大型コンピュータ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

> 메인프레임
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mainframe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

máy tính lớn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மெயின்பிரேம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेनफ्रेम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anabilgisayar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mainframe
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mainframe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мейнфреймів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mainframe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

mainframe
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mainframe
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stordator
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stormaskin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mainframe

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MAINFRAME»

The term «mainframe» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.161 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MAINFRAME» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mainframe

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2 QUOTES WITH «MAINFRAME»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word mainframe.
1
Eric Allin Cornell
Between rounds of speed chess I read enough of a programming manual to teach myself to write programs on the school's DEC mainframe in the language Basic.
2
Steven Sinofsky
Knowledge created a new culture of business derived from the information gathering and analysis capabilities of first the mainframe and then the PC.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAINFRAME»

Discover the use of mainframe in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mainframe and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
What On Earth is a Mainframe?
There's also invaluable information on the people that work on Mainframes, Mainframe management issues, new Mainframe trends, and other facts that don't seem to be written down anywhere else.Programmers, managers, recruitment consultants, ...
David Stephens, 2008
2
Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity Among the ...
In Jonah Blank's important, myth-shattering book, the West gets its first look at the Daudi Bohras, a unique Muslim denomination who have found the core of their religious beliefs largely compatible with modern ideology.
Jonah Blank, 2001
3
Linux on the Mainframe
This is a comprehensive guide to Linux on the mainframe, covering virtualization, security, systems management and the application environment.
John Eilert, 2003
4
Ibm Mainframe Black Book New Edition
This book, IBM Mainframe Black Book, is the one-time reference and solid introduction that covers all aspects of IBM Mainframe in an easy-to-understand approach.
Dreamtech Press, Dreamtech Software Team, 2006
5
Mainframe Basics for Security Professionals: Getting Started ...
Even if you’ve never logged onto a mainframe before, this book will teach you how to run today’s z/OS ® operating system command line and ISPF toolset and use them to efficiently perform every significant security administration task.
Ori Pomerantz, Barbara Vander Weele, Mark Nelson, 2007
6
Murach's Mainframe Cobol
Specifically addressing COBOL programming for IBM mainframes, this tutorial and reference starts by showing how to code and test simple programs that prepare reports, then shows how to design more complicated programs using structured ...
Mike Murach, Anne Prince, Raul Menendez, 2004
7
FOCUS for IBM mainframe: users manual : release 6.5
[FOCUS is a complete information control system with comprehensive features for entering, maintaining, retrieving, and analyzing data.
Information Builders (Firm), 1990
8
Introduction to the New Mainframe: z/OS Basics
They should also have successfully completed courses in one or more programming languages, and be PC literate. This book can also be used as a prerequisite for courses in advanced topics or for internships and special studies.
Mike Ebbers, John Kettner, Wayne O'Brien, 2012
9
IBM mainframe programmer's desk reference
The essential one-stop reference for all IBM mainframe application developers and programmers.
V. Mitra Gopaul, 1994
10
Mainframe Experimentalism: Early Computing and the ...
This superb collection presents the first truly international examination of this subject, demonstrating the fascinating collaborations and interchanges that occurred as artists, poets, musicians, and filmmakers explored the potential for ...
Hannah B Higgins, Douglas Kahn, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MAINFRAME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mainframe is used in the context of the following news items.
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How IBM is answering CIOs' calls for workers with mainframe skills …
IBM is leading the charge in closing the mainframe skills gap. ... The latest IBM series z13 mainframe can process 2.5 billion transactions a day. «TechRepublic, Jul 15»
2
Mainframe fails to save IBM from 13th declining quarter
IBM's second-quarter financial results were buoyed by sales of its new mainframe, but overall revenues and profits were down for a 13th ... «ComputerWeekly.com, Jul 15»
3
BMC and Compuware Partner to Improve Mainframe Management …
This workload growth drives up the Monthly License Charge (MLC) for IBM mainframe software, which represents a significant portion of ... «Database Trends and Applications, Jul 15»
4
The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, July 21 | PCWorld
New mainframe slows sales decline at IBM. Sales fell 13 percent in the second quarter at IBM, and profit dropped 16 percent—but things could ... «PCWorld, Jul 15»
5
The Morning Download: Some Oracle Customers Look to Upstart for …
Remarkably resilient is IBM's mainframe business,which underpins a remarkable percentage of software, services and storage revenue. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
6
Great Data Thinking – What's Next for Cloud, Big Data, IoT, Hadoop …
Maybe it's in that 30-year-old mainframe; yes we can help you access and protect that. Do you want to understand how to optimize your supply ... «Computerworld, Jul 15»
7
Stocks rise as Nasdaq sets record; Ford tests spotlighting headlights …
IBM has reported another quarter of declining revenue and profit, though sales of its new mainframe gave it a lift. (IDG News Service). In its first ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
8
Four ways the end of Moore's Law will change the economy - Yahoo …
That explains why the phone in your pocket packs a lot more punch than a mainframe from the 1980s, and why most people's idea of hell would ... «Yahoo Finance UK, Jul 15»
9
The Fall Review - Survival of the Fittest (PS4) - PlayStation LifeStyle
Fortunately, not every automaton is unwelcoming and you quickly find an ally in the facility's split-personality mainframe program. It's these ... «PlayStation LifeStyle, Jul 15»
10
ADR1FT Interview with Adam Orth - How Xbox One's #DealWithIt …
You goals in ADR1FT are to stay alive and repair the mainframe computers required to operate the EEV and return home safely. «Attack of the Fanboy, Jul 15»

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